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August 2015 ISSUE

Softly Spoke the Gabbleduck

Our sixth podcast for August is “Softly Spoke the Gabbleduck” written by Neal Asher and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, August, 2005.
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August 2015 ISSUE

Softly Spoke the Gabbleduck

Lost in some perverse fantasy, Tameera lovingly inspected the displays of her Optek rifle. For me, what happened next proceeded with the unstoppable nightmare slowness of an accident. She brought the butt of the rifle up to her shoulder, took careful aim, and squeezed off a single shot. One of the sheq slammed back against [...]