An infirm boy journeys through a fantasy land, to reach the mythical dwelling of the winged warriors who protect the world against nightmares. His quest: to be granted the gift of flight! From Objects of Worship, this story is part of a potent, memorable (New York Review of Science Fiction) speculative fiction collection by Claude Lalumière. ChiZine Publications (CZP) curates the best of the bizarre, bringing you the most excitingly weird, subtle, dark, and disturbing literary fiction. Look for more titles in the ChiZine short stories collection to build your digital library.