Of the two short stories I hadn’t already reviewed is also humorous and styled around folk tales. In this case the story switches the convention in a more direct and less dinosaur related way:
said one of the men finally, “what really gets me is that she went and married the blacksmith.” https://uncannymagazine.com/article/the-rose-macgregor-drinking-and-admiration-society/
“She” being the eponymous Rose MacGregor, a woman more cunning than a pooka, more fae than a fairy and more irresistible than a selkie,
We meet each of the broken hearted magical folk in turn, drowning their sorrows after their encounter with Rose MacGregor.
Cheeky and funny, there’s not much more else to say about it. It’s hard to do it justice in a review as it’s strength is in the execution. It’s nice to have funnier and fun stories as finalists.