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September 2015 ISSUE

Cremulator

My hometown wasn’t much, but when I was fourteen I felt as if I lived in the busy center of all things interesting. Several thousand human mouths and who knows how many human urges, and there were no secrets. Three seniors were pregnant, two by the same boy. There was a snobby couple who drove [...]

September 2015 ISSUE

Cremulator

Our first podcast for September is “Cremulator” written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker.

 
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September 2015 ISSUE

Loving Grace

When Marybeth’s number comes up in the employment lottery, Chase goes with her to her orientation, but they won’t let him inside the operating theater.
Chase and Marybeth had watched the videos together on YouTube, though, so he knows what she’s in for. Two small holes are drilled at the temples. That’s where the wires go [...]

September 2015 ISSUE

Preserve Her Memory

One o’clock in the morning. Heavy rain.
Ye Lin, her clothes drenched, stands at the edge of the roof of the three-hundred-story Future Tower. She shivers uncontrollably as the gale, whipping freezing rain, slices across her skin like an ice knife. From her perch more than a kilometer aboveground, she surveys the city that never sleeps, [...]

September 2015 ISSUE

The Algebra of Events

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The alarms vibrated while I was in the comfort room sharing essence with M’m’shamir. We immediately untethered so I could couple into my duty station. The unthinkable had occurred. In the myriad calculations of probable choices guiding us to colony Whole/Three/Green the sym encountered the chance of failure and slotted it.
Everyone knows that failure is [...]

September 2015 ISSUE

The Occidental Bride

New Year: the train eels along a landscape of red snow and shadow-dust, on carbonate tracks haloed in anemic light. Heilui keeps half the window opaque to block out the field of endless machine-dead, the sight of satellites pressed against the skyline like bruised mouths on a gash. The other half she fills with a [...]

September 2015 ISSUE

Canary Land

Back home in Delaware County, in the area that was generally known as the “Philadelphia region,” the three guys talking to George Sparr would probably have been descended from long dead ancestors who had immigrated from Sicily. Here on the Moon they were probably the sons of parents who had been born in Taiwan or [...]

September 2015 ISSUE

Sea Change

We went back to Callie’s bedroom after evening classes pretending we were going to force-feed ourselves Chinese verbs. Really we were talking about what we’d do with the tutor if we could get our hands on him. You’ve seen the Level 12 ’casts, you know the guy I mean. When I realized all our witty [...]

August 2015 ISSUE

Softly Spoke the Gabbleduck

Our sixth podcast for August is “Softly Spoke the Gabbleduck” written by Neal Asher and read by Kate Baker.

 
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August 2015 ISSUE

Dying Young

Our fifth podcast for August is “Dying Young” written by Peter M. Ball and read by Kate Baker.

 
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