“The Free Orcs of Cascadia”

Title“The Free Orcs of Cascadia”
Year for Search2018
AuthorsKilljoy, Margaret
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Volume / Edition136.3/4
Pagination165-86
Date PublishedMarch-April 2019
KeywordsTransgender author, US author
Annotation

The story is set in a future in which people role-playing games choose to fashion their lives on the roles they play. The focus is on the conflict between the “Free Orcs” who are anarchists and someone who wants to control all orcs. 

Author Note

Transgender author

Full Text

2018 Killjoy, Margaret. “The Free Orcs of Cascadia.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 136.3/4 (March/April 2019): 165-86.

The story is set in a future in which people role-playing games choose to fashion their lives on the roles they play. The focus is on the conflict between the “Free Orcs” who are anarchists and someone who wants to control all orcs. The author self-describes as a transgender woman who prefers the pronouns she/her.