Reality shapers. That's what they call the children whose job it is to keep the forces of disorder at bay, to "maintain" reality for humanity. It sounds like grand, even godlike work, and some oppose it for just that reason. But with a deadly entropic fold threatening to destroy the world, a handful of children must assume the most perilous job in human history. First appeared in Science Fiction Age. Also appears in the ebook collection Reality and Other Fictions.12,700 words.
Used availability for Jeffrey A Carver's Reality School
January 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition