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October 2017 ISSUE

Shiomah's Land

This episode features “Shiomah’s Land” written by Nisi Shawl. Originally published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, March 2001. Reprinted in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/shawl_10_17_reprint

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October 2017 ISSUE

Shiomah's Land

I guess I’ll never know for sure whether my mother meant to throw herself to her death beneath the wheels of a god’s carriage. She certainly had something in mind, for she kissed my forehead before she left me, first brushing my dark, unruly locks aside. Then she told me to stay still, and ran [...]