a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
|Kyria despises math and hates the fact that she is required to learn vector calculus at Salem University where she is studying magic. So, she determines to go back in time to learn how the ancient wizards cast spells without it.
This one-page story (not to be confused with the novel of the same name published six years later) appeared in a special issue of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine (Issue #09, Summer 1990) which was devoted to "short short stories". Thanks to Fred Galvin for sending me this link that allowed me to read it for free in 2021.
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Exciting News: The total number of works of mathematical fiction listed in this database recently reached a milestone. The 1,500th entry is The Man of Forty Crowns by Voltaire. Thanks to Vijay Fafat for writing the summary of that work (and so many others). I am also grateful to everyone who has contributed to this website. Heck, I'm grateful to everyone who visited the site. Thank you!
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