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October 2018 ISSUE

Sparrow

This episode features “Sparrow” written by Yilin Wang. Published in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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October 2018 ISSUE

The Miracle Lambs of Minane

It was midsummer when I arrived in Corcaigh from Sadbhsfort, and the famine parties were in full swing.
I don’t know if you remember the posters for them—in a vibrant shawl, a red-headed woman stands, holding a twin in each arm. Around her is a lush green and golden valley, and her back is to the [...]

October 2018 ISSUE

The Miracle Lambs of Minane

This episode features “The Miracle Lambs of Minane” written by Finbarr O’Reilly. Published in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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October 2018 ISSUE

Sparrow

The rooftop is quiet except for the hum of a plane passing overhead, heading to a faraway elsewhere. The sharp stench of ammonia rises from the bucket hanging from your window-cleaning belt. Running your fingers across the safety harness and clips that encircle your chest and back, you triple check all the safeguards to ensure [...]

October 2018 ISSUE

When We Were Starless

When we set out to weave a new world from the old, broken one, we knew we pledged the lives of our clutches and our clutches’ clutches to wandering the wastes. Season after season, our windreaders find us a path through the poison currents, and our herds scuttle over molten glass seas and pockmarked plains [...]

October 2018 ISSUE

The Facecrafter

It was the end of all chaos.
The room was clouded with murky smog. Ling Xi had coughed herself awake.
She recognized the acidic smell of waste. It’s from the Agriculture Room, she thought to herself, the air pipes must have broken again.
Rolling off her bed, Ling Xi began her simple washup routine. The stream of water [...]

October 2018 ISSUE

Thirty-Three Percent Joe

[CC] Welcome online, Cybernetic Elbow Model CI953-L. This is your introductory Initial Boot orientation. You are currently in a locked and muted configuration while external medical systems run diagnostics to see that your replacement procedure has been fully successful. If so, you will fully join the collective cybernetic units that currently comprise—with your addition—approximately thirty-three [...]

October 2018 ISSUE

In Everlasting Wisdom

The path to enlightenment is through obedience to wisdom, and who is wiser than the Everlasting Emperor?
It’s the words that keep Ai Thi going, day after day—the ceaseless flow of wisdom from the appeaser within her, reminders that the Everlasting Emperor loves her and her sacrifice—that she’s doing her duty, day after day, making sure [...]

October 2018 ISSUE

The Falls: A Luna Story

My daughter fell from the top of the world. She tripped, she gripped, she slipped, and she fell. Into three kilometers of open air.

I have a desk. Everyone on the atmospheric entry project thinks it’s the quaintest thing. They can’t understand it. Look at the space it takes up! And it attracts stuff. Junk. Piles. [...]

September 2018 ISSUE

Mayfly

This episode features “Mayfly” written by Peter Watts and Derryl Murphy. Originally published in Tesseracts 9 edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff Ryman. Reprinted in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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