Our second piece of audio fiction for November is “The Aftermath” written by Maggie Clark and read by Kate Baker.
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There might be better known faces. And maybe you can find a voice that rides closer to everyone’s collective soul.
Or maybe there aren’t, and maybe you can’t.
The world knows that one face, and it knows one of a thousand delightful names, and recognizing the woman always means that you can hear the voice. That rich [...]
On impact you start to lose the details. The smell of the bright white room you were first held in. Its shape. Its size. The way that parasitic life suit slithered towards you, and from what shaft, what crevice, as you struggled with the air. The quiver in your stomach as the shape-shifter engulfed your [...]
trans-mortal injection: t+1 day
“I’m going to lose the ability to dream,” Nur Zaleha tells her best friend. “Then I’m going to die.”
In the vacuum of the test chamber, the plasma thruster ignites, a brilliant violet arc, silent, steady. Her beloved engine, her daughter. Alight.
“What? That’s insane,” Siv says, pale antishadow in the engine glare, a [...]
This is the story of John Leroy Harris, but I doubt that name means much to you unless you’re pretty old, especially an old lawman. He’s dead anyhow, thirty years now, and nobody left around that could get hurt with this story. The fact is, I would’ve told it a long time ago, but when [...]
Jieling set up her boombox in a plague-trash market in the part where people sold parts for cars. She had been in the city of Shenzhen for a little over two hours but she figured she would worry about a job tomorrow. Everybody knew you could get a job in no time in Shenzhen. Jobs [...]
Our fifth piece of audio fiction for October is “A Night at the Tarn House” written by George R.R. Martin and read by Kate Baker.
Our fourth piece of audio fiction for October is “Ki-anna” written by Gwyneth Jones and read by Kate Baker.
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