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October 2020 ISSUE

All Living Creation

This episode features “All Living Creation” written by Xiu Xinyu and translated by Elizabeth Hanlon. Published in the October 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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October 2020 ISSUE

All Living Creation

[1]
Lying in bed, I reaffirm to myself that all is well.
In some corner of the world, there is not another me, forced into life, sold, kept as a pet, tortured out of spite, assigned to a dirty, dangerous task. There’s only me. It’s lonely, but it’s a reassuring loneliness.
That night I can’t sleep. I keep [...]

March 2018 ISSUE

Farewell, Adam

This episode features “Farewell, Adam” written by Xiu Xinyu and translated by Blake Stone-Banks. Published in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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March 2018 ISSUE

Farewell, Adam

1. Me
After stopping my medication for just a week, I passed the test with ease.
It wasn’t too much trouble. My parents never cared what I was up to. My friends probably thought I was already dead. Doctor Liu was upset but knew me well enough to know I hadn’t made the decision out of selfishness, [...]