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October 2019 ISSUE

All Electric Ghosts

This episode features “All Electric Ghosts” written by Rich Larson. Published in the October 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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September 2019 ISSUE

Malinche

This episode features “Malinche” written by Gabriela Santiago. Published in the September 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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September 2019 ISSUE

Lapis

This episode features “Lapis” written by Sara Saab. Published in the September 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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October 2019 ISSUE

All Electric Ghosts

The club called Fleur House is a shabby red brick front slouched between a barbershop and a dépanneur, no holo signage or even neon to lead people in. I wouldn’t have found it on my own. But that’s why I found Dion.
“Bin, here we are,” my new friend says, his wide grin winching even wider. [...]

October 2019 ISSUE

The Scrapyard

Scrapyard’s lookin’ a little empty today. Stomp over to Matron sat on her throne and ask where Tommy is. Tommy’s dead, she says. Passed away in his sleep in the early hours. Terrible sorry.
She don’t sound all that sorry. The mech whines as I hop over to my spot at the chessboard. Needs a service. [...]

October 2019 ISSUE

An Arc of Lightning Across the Eye of God

Zhou Wenshu was the young magistrate of Shenkong Bian and he was feeling every inch of that appointment. Today he had learned that the plastic floor of his office—the largest personal room in Shenkong Bian—was exactly four-and-a-half steps. It was the least interesting thing that he had learned today, and he’d learned it by pacing [...]

October 2019 ISSUE

National Center for the Preservation of Human Dignity

At four in the morning the doorbell rang. Outside stood two young men dressed in gray uniforms, uncreased. They appeared almost to be identical to each other, save that the one with a narrower chin was wearing glasses. Taking up my worn-out bag, I followed them down the stairs and outside. The night’s rain had [...]

October 2019 ISSUE

Song Xiuyun

After dinner, Wu Huang makes a dash for her brain-control helmet, barely having the patience to bring her dirty dishes to the sink. Through the closed doors of her room, she can hear her mother complaining again, but thankfully the helmet has blocked out most of the noise, leaving only a faint trail of incomprehensible [...]

October 2019 ISSUE

How Alike Are We

There’s something I can’t see.
I’ve been constantly obsessed by the thought of it.
The problem was that there was no way to detect something I was unable to see. Intrinsically, it makes no sense—like trying to know the unknowable.
For the past year of this voyage, there’s been something inside this ship that I couldn’t see.
Something [...]

September 2019 ISSUE

To Catch All Sorts of Flying Things

This episode features “To Catch All Sorts of Flying Things” written by M. L. Clark. Published in the September 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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