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November 2017 ISSUE

The Catalog of Virgins

This episode features “The Catalog of Virgins” written by Nicoletta Vallorani and translated by Rachel S. Cordasco. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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November 2017 ISSUE

Who Won the Battle of Arsia Mons?

This episode features “Who Won the Battle of Arsia Mons?” written by Sue Burke. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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November 2017 ISSUE

Dead Heroes

This episode features “Dead Heroes” written by Mike Buckley. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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November 2017 ISSUE

Retrieval

This episode features “Retrieval” written by Suzanne Walker. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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November 2017 ISSUE

Prasetyo Plastics

Ali Prasetyo mixed the plastic resin, before pouring the viscous liquid into the silicone mold. The colors swirled, like eddies at the edge of Mas River, just as he intended. He let it sit, fumbling with the prototype of the plastic toy in his hand. He felt the smoothness of the curves. It felt buoyant [...]

November 2017 ISSUE

Prasetyo Plastics

This episode features “Prasetyo Plastics” written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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November 2017 ISSUE

Who Won the Battle of Arsia Mons?

A report by the Martian Fighting Words media cooperative
No one expected significant consequences from the Battle of Arsia Mons on Mars. Here on Earth, we watched with amusement, then sorrow, panic, and finally joy. Now “like a fight on Mars” describes a conflict that suddenly shifts from frivolous to heroic.
“It started as the ultimate video [...]

November 2017 ISSUE

Retrieval

I stood at the edge of the shrine for nearly half an hour before I finally willed myself to move closer. It was in the middle of a graveyard, at the bottom of a hill behind the city’s spaceport, so every few minutes the silence was punctuated by the whine of engines pushing their ships [...]

November 2017 ISSUE

Dead Heroes

Tim has worshipped Catalus forever. If you let him, he’ll go on about the grace and speed of Catalus, about the bravery of the charge they made against the cliffs within The Living Forest. Speed and grace. Bravery. In the end, it’s just love. Everyone’s eyes glow when they describe their favorite soldier.
Mine is Lt. [...]

November 2017 ISSUE

The Catalog of Virgins

Sharks.
Shadows of teeth in this darkness.
I should have left immediately, because this delay could prove fatal.
I watched.
Forceps, mallets, an assortment of rusty knives, pairs of sickles in various sizes, a mallet in the shape of a crowbar with a strange pink hilt. At the bottom of it all, even, a wide-open Iron Maiden whose cavernous [...]