This is the most complete flower head of a number on railings along the Crescent by the University. Generations of students taking metal petals as mementos, perhaps.
Solstice is no longer exclusive to Amazon and can now be found at Smashwords, who will also be distributing it to other ebook stores. To mark the release, the previous Rain and Bullets stories- So Much To Answer For and Tiger– are free at Smashwords. (They may become free at Amazon, once they notice the new prices.)