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August 2017 ISSUE

The Stone Weta

This episode features “The Stone Weta” written by Octavia Cade. Published in the August 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/cade_08_17

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August 2017 ISSUE

The Stone Weta

Hemideina maori
In winter, the mountain stone weta crawls into crevices, into cracks in the stone and it squats there, waiting. It is a creature of summer days and winter strengths, of cryogenic hibernation. When the world freezes about it, becomes a stretch of snow and ice and darkness, the stone weta freezes solid in its [...]

March 2017 ISSUE

Crown of Thorns

Our fourth podcast for March is “Crown of Thorns” written by Octavia Cade and read by Kate Baker.

 
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March 2017 ISSUE

Crown of Thorns

Acanthaster planci.
Home was the poison infestation of starfish, the bleaching acres of coral. Home was vast stretches of warm ocean currents with schools beneath, and colonies.
Home was a laboratory where all the concerns were popular. The Crown of Thorns invasion, their numbers out of control and crowding out the reef systems, the unending march of [...]