Magic: The Gathering Introduces First Transgender Character

Alesha, Who Smiles at Death
Art by Anastasia Ovchinnikova

I have played Magic: The Gathering before in the past, but I’m not a huge fan of the series. I have played the digital version of the game from time to time. I also have not gotten into the many different novels and short stories written about the franchise. There was one online short story that sparked my attention.

About a week ago the Fate Reforged set was released with the digital version to be released on February 2, 2015. On January 28, 2015 a short story about one of the characters, Alesha, Who Smiles at Death, was posted titled “A Truth of Names”.

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