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July 2014 ISSUE

The Halfway House at the Heart of Darkness

Our fourth piece of audio fiction for July is “The Halfway House at the Heart of Darkness” written by William Browning Spencer and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Lord of the Fantastic: Stories in Honor of Roger Zelazny, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, 1998.
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July 2014 ISSUE

The Halfway House at the Heart of Darkness

Keel wore a ragged shirt with the holo Veed There, Simmed That shimmering on it. She wore it in and out of the virtual. If she was in an interactive virtual, the other players sometimes complained. Amid the dragons and elves and swords of fire, a bramble-haired girl, obviously spiking her virtual with drugs and [...]