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May 2019 ISSUE

The Sun from Both Sides

This episode features “The Sun from Both Sides” written by R.S.A. Garcia. Published in the May 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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May 2019 ISSUE

Insaan Hain, Farishte Nahin

This episode features “Insaan Hain, Farishte Nahin” written by Arula Ratnakar. Published in the May 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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May 2019 ISSUE

Empress in Glass

This episode features “Empress in Glass” written by Cory Skerry. Published in the May 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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May 2019 ISSUE

Move Forward, Disappear, Transcend

This episode features “Move Forward, Disappear, Transcend” written by A. T. Greenblatt. Published in the May 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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May 2019 ISSUE

Tick-Tock

Him
Alone in the darkness, he counts the tick-tocks.
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve . . .
There are sixty seconds in a minute.
His thumb slides from the tip of his index finger to the second knuckle.
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve . . .
There are sixty minutes in an hour.
He [...]

May 2019 ISSUE

Tick-Tock

This episode features “Tick-Tock” written by Xia Jia. Originally published in Chinese SF Comet. Published in the May 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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May 2019 ISSUE

Move Forward, Disappear, Transcend

I lost my favorite fingers as I was walking to the library. Spotting it first from the corner of my eye, I glanced down. A gasp seized up in my throat. Instead of the long, beautiful, expertly manicured prosthetics that Sonya made me, there were ten empty nubs. And the grief I’d been carrying these [...]

May 2019 ISSUE

Empress in Glass

The train tracks slashed across the wetlands like a stitched wound, and to Meneja, the sun’s red light pooling on the marsh looked like congealing blood.
“We’ll be there soon,” said her attendant. Meneja couldn’t remember this one’s name—she thought of the woman as Hatchet, because of her sharp edges. Like one of the white herons [...]

May 2019 ISSUE

Insaan Hain, Farishte Nahin

A stack of pamphlets. A fall to the floor. Then nothing.
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A spherical object with a four-inch diameter moves through space, a scattering of stars in the background. Switches flip, pieces click into place, and an electric blue light in a chip the size of a pinky nail begins to glow.
You wake up. You’re driving a [...]

May 2019 ISSUE

The Sun from Both Sides

Once, a woman loved a man, and a man loved a woman.
They lived in a forest, in a small stone-gray hut, set far enough back from a river to escape the seasonal floods. Every day, they woke on a too-soft mattress and turned their faces to each other before they opened their eyes. Her smile [...]