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July 2015 ISSUE

Snakes

I had brought the corpse of my soldier-sister Rhiis-2 a long way, suspended in a fluid of suppositions:
—If she examined the navigational display, she would advise that we route around this dwarf star in realspace, that strand of charged matter in shadowspace.
—If I neglected to clean out the ship’s torchgun regularly, she would gum up [...]

July 2015 ISSUE

When Your Child Strays From God

Our first podcast for July is “When Your Child Strays From God” written by Sam J. Miller and read by Kate Baker.

 
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July 2015 ISSUE

The Accord

1. Tish Goldenhawk
Tish Goldenhawk watched the gaudy Daguerran vessel slide into the harbor. If she had known then what she was soon to learn, she might even have settled for her humdrum existence, and even now she and Milton would be living a quiet life, seeing out their days before finally joining the Accord.
But no, [...]

July 2015 ISSUE

Hair

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It seems to me foolish to take a story about betrayal and call it—as my sponsors wish me to—“The Hairstyle that Changed the World.” All this hairdressing business, this hair-work. I don’t want to get too worked-up about all that. Like those massed strands of electricity shooting up from the bald pate of the Van [...]

June 2015 ISSUE

Riding the White Bull

Our sixth podcast for June is “Riding the White Bull” written by Caitlín R. Kiernan and read by Kate Baker.

 
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Originally published in Argosy Magazine, January-February 2004.
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June 2015 ISSUE

The Hole in the Hole

Our fifth podcast for June is “The Hole in the Hole” written by Terry Bisson and read by Kate Baker.

 
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Originally published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, February 1994.
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June 2015 ISSUE

Forestspirit, Forestspirit

Our fourth podcast for June is “Forestspirit, Forestspirit” written by Bogi Takács and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2015 ISSUE

This Wanderer, in the Dark of the Year

Our third podcast for June is “This Wanderer, in the Dark of the Year” written by Kris Millering and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2015 ISSUE

Asymptotic

Our second podcast for June is “Asymptotic” written by Andy Dudak and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2015 ISSUE

Somewhere I Have Never Traveled (Third Sound Remix)

In the still of the night, there is the voice.
Am I awake?
It is not a voice as I know voices; it doesn’t speak in words, but in vibrations, audio frequencies penetrating the space which enfolds it (the siren, the woman trapped). It is the sound of a remembered heartbeat, muffled and moving through fluid, muscle, [...]