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March 2014 ISSUE

Suteta Mono de wa Nai (Not Easily Thrown Away)

Our third piece of audio fiction for March is “Suteta Mono de wa Nai” written by Juliette Wade and read by Kate Baker.

 
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March 2014 ISSUE

Human Strandings and the Role of the Xenobiologist

Our first piece of audio fiction for March is “Human Strandings and the Role of the Xenobiologist” written by Thoraiya Dyer and read by Kate Baker.

 
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March 2014 ISSUE

Morrigan in the Sunglare

Things Laporte says, during the war—

The big thing, at the end:
The navigators tell Laporte that Indus is falling into the sun.
Think about the difficulty of it. On Earth, Mars, the moons of Jupiter, the sun wants you but it cannot have you: you slip sideways fast enough to miss. This is the truth of orbit, [...]

March 2014 ISSUE

Human Strandings and the Role of the Xenobiologist

Very few comprehensive texts have been produced on the wider topic of human strandings. Earthlings Ashore: A Field Guide For Shuttle Crashes (2nd ed.) by Icareg and Yrubsnoul, and the relevant section of the University of Yendys’ Sound Wave Communication In Breathers, Proceedings 335 are probably the most useful.

Kelly shrank from the rotten-egg smell and [...]

March 2014 ISSUE

Suteta Mono de wa Nai||捨てたものではない||(Not Easily Thrown Away)

‘Cram-school psycho’ was just a bully’s insult until I started hearing the voices.
One of them sounds like a whistle, and the other like a rusty trumpet, and when I sit at my desk at midnight, slowly hitting my head against my schoolbooks, they discuss my future.
“She’ll probably pass the exams on her own.”
“No, she [...]

March 2014 ISSUE

The Egg Man

Zipakna halted at midday to let the Dragon power up the batteries. He checked on the chickens clucking contentedly in their travel crates, then went outside to squat in the shade of one fully-deployed solar wing in the forty-three centigrade heat. Ilena, his sometimes-lover and poker partner, accused him of reverse snobbery, priding himself on [...]

March 2014 ISSUE

Mountain Ways

Note for readers unfamiliar with the planet O:
Ki’O society is divided into two halves or moieties, called (for ancient religious reasons) the Morning and the Evening. You belong to your mother’s moiety, and you can’t have sex with anybody of your moiety.
Marriage on O is a foursome, the sedoretu—a man and a woman from [...]

March 2014 ISSUE

Morrigan in the Sunglare

Our first piece of audio fiction for March is “Morrigan in the Sunglare” written by Seth Dickinson and read by Kate Baker.

 
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February 2014 ISSUE

Martian Heart

Our fifth piece of audio fiction for February is “Martian Heart” written by John Barnes and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Life on Mars, edited by Jonathan Strahan, 2011.
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February 2014 ISSUE

Infinities

Our fourth piece of audio fiction for February is “Infinities” written by Vandana Singh and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories by Vandana Singh, 2009.
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