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Away from Home

Our fifth podcast for May is “Away from Home” written by Luo Longxiang, translated by Nick Stember, and read by Kate Baker.

 
icon for podpress  Clarkesworld Magazine Issue 116 - Away from Home by Luo Longxiang [71:12m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (25795)

Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, 2007.
 
Translated and published in partnership with Storycom.

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May 2016 ISSUE

Away from Home

I. New San Francisco
Planetship Phaeton, New San Francisco City, sunny skies.
A young man with a flat top and an earring sat in the Chinatown substation, face to face with the station chief. Zhao had seen his type before—old enough to dress like a thug, but not quite ballsy enough to act like one.
“Quit looking at [...]