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March 2021 ISSUE

Submergence

This episode features “Submergence” written by Arula Ratnakar. Published in the March 2021 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/ratnakar_03_21

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March 2021 ISSUE

Submergence

As the people began to die, desperation drove us to the depths of the sea for cures. We mined mineral-rich vents until the tube worms went extinct, stripped polymetallic nodule fields bare, squeezed sludge out of sea sponges to treat the new diseases, these monstrous incurable plagues, born from our new climate, that spread through [...]

September 2020 ISSUE

Lone Puppeteer of a Sleeping City

This episode features “Lone Puppeteer of a Sleeping City” written by Arula Ratnakar. Published in the September 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/ratnakar_09_20

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September 2020 ISSUE

Lone Puppeteer of a Sleeping City

I remember being born. I remember the sensory overload of light and sound and scent, making me cry aloud and take fresh air into my lungs—a new sensation. I remember the weight of gravity, rendering my fragile limbs helpless and clumsy where they had been graceful and nimble in amniotic fluid. Then I remember Mother, [...]

May 2019 ISSUE

Insaan Hain, Farishte Nahin

This episode features “Insaan Hain, Farishte Nahin” written by Arula Ratnakar. Published in the May 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/ratnakar_05_19

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May 2019 ISSUE

Insaan Hain, Farishte Nahin

A stack of pamphlets. A fall to the floor. Then nothing.
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A spherical object with a four-inch diameter moves through space, a scattering of stars in the background. Switches flip, pieces click into place, and an electric blue light in a chip the size of a pinky nail begins to glow.
You wake up. You’re driving a [...]