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August 2018 ISSUE

The Anchorite Wakes

This episode features “The Anchorite Wakes” written by R.S.A. Garcia. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/garcia_08_18

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August 2018 ISSUE

The Anchorite Wakes

Sister Nadine’s first true thought is of beauty.
Father Paul is delivering a sermon on sacrifice in his deep voice, pausing for emphasis every so often, when the bird lands on the ledge of her squint with a silent flutter of wings. It’s smaller than her hand and has the same wavy translucence as the glass [...]