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April 2018 ISSUE

Without Exile

This episode features “Without Exile” written by Eleanna Castroianni. Published in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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April 2018 ISSUE

Carouseling

Ostap is putting the finishing touches on a cartoon tardigrade when Alyce calls him. The render is blown up to the size of a sumo, its butcher-paper skin creased and wrinkled around chubby tendril-tipped legs, its eyeless head dominated by a lamprey mouth. He’ll need to make it less terrifying before he sends it to [...]

April 2018 ISSUE

Carouseling

This episode features “Carouseling” written by Rich Larson. Published in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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April 2018 ISSUE

Violets on the Tongue

Grand-Daddy would start thrumming at twenty hours, even if it could be the middle of the night, or of the morning. The vibrations filled the heads of everyone within a twenty-five kilometer radius with harmonics. The world became a giant MRI chamber at twenty hours GMT. They should know. Every single one of them had [...]

April 2018 ISSUE

Logistics

Alls I want is a goddamn tampon. Is that so much to ask at the end of the world?
Yo. Name’s Enfys. This is, uh, my channel as I wander in search of tampons and the meaning of life in what’s left of Western Europe. Seems, I’m, um, immune to the phage. So far, so apocalyptic.
Not [...]

April 2018 ISSUE

Without Exile

But when the radiant light of the sun rose, we beheld the Aegean flowering with corpses—Aeschylus, Agamemnon
Luciole. I dreamed I was swimming in the seas of my homeland again. My hair turned into seaweed thick with petrol; my mouth tasted like radiation and uranium. I opened my eyes—lashes threaded with sticky fish entrails—and found myself [...]

April 2018 ISSUE

The Wings of Earth

“Your turn, Xiaoyu!” Max said, looking back with the hint of a grin.
Jiang Xiaoyu didn’t move.
“Time to ratchet things up a notch.” Max didn’t seem to have noticed Xiaoyu’s trepidation. “We can’t let your trip be in vain. Now then, down on Earth, you might try to jump the last three steps of a staircase. [...]

April 2018 ISSUE

The Baby Eaters

Meychezhek is big, even among badhar-krithkinee, a circumstance exacerbated by the fact that I’m both already nervous and kneeling in anticipation of her entrance.
Her skin is purple-black, more textured than human skin. Her head crest, flattened now, is white, banded with orange. Her eyes are red-shot yellow, horizontally slit. When she smiles, her teeth are [...]

April 2018 ISSUE

KIT: Some Assembly Required

The atheist awoke in the machine. Body had he none. Merely a consciousness, who even dead, yet hath his mind entire. A good line, that. Where did it come from? Around him was a sort of prison of flat light, was it light? Prison, because he could not move out of it. A Marshalsea, a [...]

March 2018 ISSUE

God Decay

This episode features “God Decay” written by Rich Larson. Originally published in Upgraded, edited by Neil Clarke. Reprinted in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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