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February 2015 ISSUE

The Osteomancer's Son

Our fifth podcast for February is “The Osteomancer’s Son” written by Greg van Eekhout and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, April/May 2006.
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February 2015 ISSUE

The Osteomancer's Son

The bus comes to a stop at Wilshire and Fairfax, just a few blocks from the La Brea Tar Pits. When the doors hiss open, the tar smell washes over me. Thick and ancient, it snakes through my sinuses and settles in the back of my brain like a ghost in the attic.
“Get off or [...]