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August 2013 ISSUE

Cilia-of-Gold

Our fifrth piece of audio fiction for August is “Cilia-of-Gold” written by Stephen Baxter and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, August 1994.
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August 2013 ISSUE

Cilia-of-Gold

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The people—though exhausted by the tunnel’s cold—had rested long enough, Cilia-of-Gold decided.
Now it was time to fight.
She climbed up through the water, her flukes pulsing, and prepared to lead the group further along the Ice-tunnel to the new Chimney cavern.
But, even as the people rose from their browsing and crowded through the cold, stale [...]