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June 2019 ISSUE

Bonobo

This episode features “Bonobo” written by Robert Reed. Published in the June 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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June 2019 ISSUE

Bonobo

JUNE
Living with a stranger. For eighteen years, that’s what June had been doing.
Which was the second most painful lesson from that brutal Sunday.
Tidy was the stranger’s name. Who happened to be June’s quiet child. Always the least happy of her three kids, or at least that’s what she pretended to be. But it bears mentioning [...]

February 2019 ISSUE

Painwise

This episode features “Painwise” written by Robert Reed. Published in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/reed_02_19

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February 2019 ISSUE

Painwise

Nobody knows what happened. Except that I was four and standing near the top of the stairs, and then suddenly I had reached the bottom of the stairs. And those were some very bad stairs. Steep and old, made from maple or oak or another tough wood. My mother, who was her own kind of [...]

August 2018 ISSUE

Kingfisher

This episode features “Kingfisher” written by Robert Reed. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/reed_08_18

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August 2018 ISSUE

Kingfisher

1
And then there was quite a long time with nothing to chase. No suggestive tracks in the ice, no hopeful stories told by misinformed strangers. The air didn’t hold any name glancingly resembling her name, and there weren’t even rumors about intriguing places beyond the endless horizon. Without direction, only random motion was possible, and [...]

February 2018 ISSUE

Obliteration

This episode features “Obliteration” written by Robert Reed. Published in the February 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/reed_02_18

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February 2018 ISSUE

Obliteration

A lot of people preferred this Mars to all the others.
This was the Mars wearing a cobalt blue sea in the north and towering redwood forests across its wilderness south. Ancient volcanoes had been re-plumbed and reinvigorated, helping maintain a deep warm sweetly-scented atmosphere. This was a tourist destination famous for its open-air cities, for [...]

July 2017 ISSUE

The Significance of Significance

This episode features “The Significance of Significance” written by Robert Reed. Published in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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July 2017 ISSUE

The Significance of Significance

Sarah wasn’t quite two when the world learned what was what.
Which is rather like saying that Sarah still didn’t exist.
The very young don’t get to keep their memories. That’s normal human development in action, or it’s a nagging bug inside an otherwise lovely system. Either way, she didn’t waste time regretting this supposed loss. Sure, [...]