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December 2014 ISSUE

Tongtong's Summer

Mom said to Tongtong, “In a couple of days, Grandpa is moving in with us.”
After Grandma died, Grandpa lived by himself. Mom told Tongtong that because Grandpa had been working for the revolution all his life, he just couldn’t be idle. Even though he was in his eighties, he still insisted on going to the [...]

November 2014 ISSUE

The Vorkuta Event

Our fifth podcast for November is “The Vorkuta Event” written by Ken MacLeod, read by Alasdair Stuart, and hosted by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in The New and Perfect Man (Postscripts #24/25),edited by Peter Crowther and Nick Gevers.
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November 2014 ISSUE

Cody

Our fourth podcast for November is “Cody” written by Pat Cadigan, read by Marguerite Kenner, and hosted by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in TRSF: The Best New Science Fiction,edited by Stephen Cass.
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November 2014 ISSUE

The Long Haul From the ANNALS OF TRANSPORTATION, The Pacific Monthly, May 2009

Our third piece of audio fiction for November is “The Long Haul From the ANNALS OF TRANSPORTATION, The Pacific Monthly, May 2009” written by Ken Liu and read by Kate Baker.

 
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November 2014 ISSUE

Pernicious Romance

Our second piece of audio fiction for November is “Pernicious Romance” written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker.

 
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November 2014 ISSUE

Cameron Rhyder's Legs

Five thousand young men and women crowd this music hall tonight, and one of them is the soul I must erase from existence. How many she has killed I cannot say. To suggest a number is a sin. How can we count those who no longer exist? I once had a family, a husband, eight [...]

November 2014 ISSUE

Cameron Rhyder’s Legs

Our first piece of audio fiction for November is “Cameron Rhyder’s Legs” written by Matthew Kressel and read by Kate Baker.

 
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November 2014 ISSUE

Pernicious Romance

There are no suspects.
We know the vehicle was serviced by the school motor pool, but there were numerous locations and intervals where clever hands could have added a malicious device. Subsequent investigations have exonerated university employees as well as the student programmer responsible for the custom software piloting the giant football helmet. Investigations continue, but [...]

November 2014 ISSUE

The Long Haul
From the ANNALS OF TRANSPORTATION,
The Pacific Monthly, May 2009

Twenty-five years ago on this day, the Hindenburg crossed the Atlantic for the first time. Today, it will cross it for the last time. Six hundred times it has accomplished this feat, and in so doing it has covered the same distance as more than eight roundtrips to the Moon. Its perfect safety record is [...]

November 2014 ISSUE

Cody

“Common wisdom has it,” said LaDene from where she was stretched out on the queen-sized bed, “that anyone with a tattoo on their face goes crazy within five years.”
Cody paused in his examination of his jawline in the mirror over the desk to give her a look. “You see any tattoos on this example of [...]