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April 2018 ISSUE

The Baby Eaters

This episode features “The Baby Eaters” written by Ian McHugh. Originally published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, January 2016, and reprinted in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. Read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/mchugh_04_18_reprint

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April 2018 ISSUE

The Baby Eaters

Meychezhek is big, even among badhar-krithkinee, a circumstance exacerbated by the fact that I’m both already nervous and kneeling in anticipation of her entrance.
Her skin is purple-black, more textured than human skin. Her head crest, flattened now, is white, banded with orange. Her eyes are red-shot yellow, horizontally slit. When she smiles, her teeth are [...]