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December 2017 ISSUE

Landmark

This episode features “Landmark” written by Cassandra Khaw. Published in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/khaw_12_17

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December 2017 ISSUE

Landmark

Home is the quality of light in your eyes on a summer night, salt-scent and clean skin, the rasp of your stubble along on the curve of my palm. Home is the diction and rhythm of your conversation, is the bend of your mouth, the slant of your smile. Home is your quiet. Even ten [...]

May 2016 ISSUE

Breathe

Our third podcast for May is “Breathe” written by Cassandra Khaw and read by Kate Baker.

 
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May 2016 ISSUE

Breathe

Breathe.
The water is cold.
Breathe.
Lightless, the ocean is without dimension, only a blackness unyielding. There is no sound, no movement. Nothing but the percussion of ventricles in labor and the frayed rasp of your breath as you suck in stale, processed air.
Breathe.
Ah. There. You see it in the distance, a speckling of iridescence; indigo and motes [...]

December 2015 ISSUE

When We Die on Mars

Our fourth podcast for December is “When We Die on Mars” written by Cassandra Khaw and read by Kate Baker.

 
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December 2015 ISSUE

When We Die on Mars

“You’re all going to die on Mars.” This is the first thing he tells us, voice plain, tone sterile. Commander Chien, we eventually learn, is a man not predisposed towards sentimentality.
We stand twelve abreast, six rows deep, bones easy, bodies whetted on a checklist of training regimes. Our answer, military-crisp, converges into a single noise: [...]