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January 2019 ISSUE

Fire in the Bone

This episode features “Fire in the Bone” written by Ray Nayler. Published in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/nayler_01_19

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January 2019 ISSUE

Fire in the Bone

Shuttles in the rocking loom of history,
the dark ships move, the dark ships move . . .
—Robert Hayden, “Middle Passage”
The harvest ship, low in its geosynchronous orbit, was so enormous it could eclipse the sun. Late in the harvest season, this eclipse would occur a quarter hour or so before true sunset. The descending sun’s orb [...]