"That Which Does Not Kill You" is a short horror story by Bram Stoker Award-winning author Lucy A. Snyder, one of 35 entries in the audio anthology Come Join Us by the Fire.
A woman wakes up to find that her girlfriend has ripped her heart out of her chest. It's not the first time this has happened, but it will be the last.
Come Join Us by the Fire, edited by Theresa DeLucci, is an audio-only horror anthology of 35 short stories from Nightfire Books, a horror imprint of Tor Books. The collection showcases the breadth of talent writing in the horror genre today, with contributions from a wide range of bestselling genre luminaries including China Miéville, Chuck Wendig, Richard Kadrey, and Victor LaValle; Shirley Jackson Award winners Paul Tremblay, Priya Sharma, and Sam J. Miller; Nebula Award winners Brooke Bolander, Alyssa Wong, Kij Johnson; and many, many more.