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January 2015 ISSUE

This Wind Blowing, and This Tide

Our eighth podcast for January is “This Wind Blowing, and This Tide” written by Damien Broderick and read by Alasdair Stuart.

 
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First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, April 2009.
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January 2015 ISSUE

This Wind Blowing, and This Tide

“Has any one else had word of him?”
Not this tide.
For what is sunk will hardly swim,
Not with this wind blowing, and this tide.
     —“My Boy Jack,” Rudyard Kipling (1915)

The starship was old, impossibly old, and covered [...]