The Magician's Washing Machine is a short story for grown-ups only, with magic in it. Why should kids have all the wizards?
You know how sometimes you feel rinsed and get yourself into a real spin cycle? Andrew Mulligan's day has started with dirty laundry on show. Waking up to find your girlfriend's left you is never going to be easy for anyone to deal with - but what happens when an upsetting event like that is followed by something altogether stranger that involves rather large boxer shorts?
“I’m an Adept of the Thirteenth Order of Magicks,” he said gently. “We tend to know these things."