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September 2018 ISSUE

Mayfly

This episode features “Mayfly” written by Peter Watts and Derryl Murphy. Originally published in Tesseracts 9 edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff Ryman. Reprinted in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/watts-murphy_09_18_reprint

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September 2018 ISSUE

Mayfly

“I hate you.”
A four-year-old girl. A room as barren as a fishbowl.
“I hate you.”
Little fists, clenching: one of the cameras, set to motion-cap, zoomed on them automatically. Two others watched the adults, mother, father on opposite sides of the room. The machines watched the players: half a world away, Stavros watched the machines.
“I hate you [...]