A man in a beautiful orange cloak causes a goddess to lose her heart. Two sisters transform into birds to escape captivity. A young man learns the true meaning of sacrifice when he is transported to a war he has no stake in. A young woman takes up her mother’s mantle and leads the dead to their final resting place. From fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge, this collection of sixteen original stories reinterprets East and South Asian myths in a wide range of stories that will appeal to every reader. This anthology contains stories from sixteen Asian-American authors—including New York Times–bestselling authors Melissa de la Cruz, Julie Kagawa, Renée Ahdieh, and Roshani Chokshi. This paperback edition includes a new, original story from Ellen Oh.