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January 2019 ISSUE

Left to Take the Lead

This episode features “Left to Take the Lead” written by Marissa Lingen. Originally published in Analog Science Fiction, July/August 2018. Reprinted in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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January 2019 ISSUE

Left to Take the Lead

The day I found out my Uncle Will was still alive, I had been out spraying the crops in a full crinkly hazmat suit. The Earthers I was working for were nice people, but they always whined about the suits. To me they seemed light and airy, hardly even an annoyance compared to a vacuum [...]

December 2009 ISSUE

The Grandmother-Granddaughter Conspiracy

Dr. Hannah Vang watched the cephalid turn the box over with his tentacles. She leaned forward, aware of the timer out of the corner of her eye without watching it. He was a smart beastie, she knew, and would get into the box to get the icthyoid in it. The question [...]