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October 2015 ISSUE

The Peacock Cloak

Our seventh podcast for October is “The Peacock Cloak” written by Chris Beckett and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, June, 2010.
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October 2015 ISSUE

The Peacock Cloak

Grasshoppers creaked, bees hummed, a stream played peacefully by itself as it meandered in its stony bed through the quiet mountain valley. And then Tawus was there in his famous cloak, its bright fabric still fizzing and sparking from the prodigious leap, its hundred eyes, black, green, and gold, restlessly assaying the scene. Tawus had [...]