The Before Unapprehended

"The Before Unapprehended," a new fiction, was Conjunctions's Web Exclusive for the week of April 15, 2015. Thanks, as always, to Brad Morrow and Micaela Morrissette. A short excerpt:
No, I’m not less bothered by his absence than you, brother. How could I be? We were eleven and now we are ten, and yet there is no body, none of us can name the one who’s missing, and what must all of that mean? This silence worries us equally.