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May 2011 ISSUE

The Architect of Heaven

Our second piece of audio fiction for May is “The Architect of Heaven” written by Jason K. Chapman and read by Kate Baker.

 
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May 2011 ISSUE

The Architect of Heaven

Waking up, as always, is disorienting. His mind insists that it’s only been a moment since the stinging injection and the deep breaths of cold gas that taste like metal and sugar. One of the attendants, her voice soft, tells him it’s been half a century since he last opened his eyes. [...]

November 2009 ISSUE

Brief Candle

The viscous stain on the floor had the rich smell of organic compounds with a tangy hint of iron. Extending a probe, Charley Eighty-Three tested it. It was human blood. Charley Eighty-Three couldn’t imagine why a pool of human blood should be spread across the sparkling white floor of section eighty-three. [...]