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May 2018 ISSUE

A Vastness

Yoshi scythes the lotus seedpod with orange-slickered arms and tosses them in the harvesting bag on her back. The blue sky overhead reflects ominously in the still ponds below. She reaches out and cuts the same perfect pod again. This means she’s in the dream. Any moment now. Dream-Yoshi can’t stop her hands cutting that [...]

May 2018 ISSUE

A Vastness

This episode features “A Vastness” written by Bo Balder. Published in the May 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_05_18

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January 2018 ISSUE

A Cigarette Burn In Your Memory

This episode features “A Cigarette Burn In Your Memory” written by Bo Balder. Published in the January 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_01_18

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January 2018 ISSUE

A Cigarette Burn In Your Memory

Gouda’s clients have always lost someone, even if it takes them a while to work up to it. This man has lost a daughter. His kind, round face is grooved with sadness. She likes him at once, which isn’t her usual MO. “She was taken two years ago,” he says. “Me and the wife had [...]

July 2017 ISSUE

The Bridgegroom

This episode features “The Bridgegroom” written by Bo Balder. Published in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_07_17

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July 2017 ISSUE

The Bridgegroom

The man who comes down the mountain causes the end of Alois’ life. It seems an ordinary sunny spring day; people venturing out and about again after a long cold winter. One such person is the old man leaning on his cane. Nobody special. Except that he suddenly stumbles, clutches his left arm, falls over, [...]

November 2016 ISSUE

Follow the White Line

Our fourth podcast for November is “Follow the White Line” written by Bo Balder and read by Kate Baker.

 
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November 2016 ISSUE

Follow the White Line

The seat seals tighten around Paddy as The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side flexes into its wormhole hop. She flicks a look to Lieutenant Asha, whose red corkscrew curls she admires—not to mention the rest of the lieutenant—and focuses back on her optics maintenance.
The wormhole loop feels as if she’s become taffy [...]