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May 2019 ISSUE

Empress in Glass

This episode features “Empress in Glass” written by Cory Skerry. Published in the May 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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May 2019 ISSUE

Empress in Glass

The train tracks slashed across the wetlands like a stitched wound, and to Meneja, the sun’s red light pooling on the marsh looked like congealing blood.
“We’ll be there soon,” said her attendant. Meneja couldn’t remember this one’s name—she thought of the woman as Hatchet, because of her sharp edges. Like one of the white herons [...]