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July 2014 ISSUE

Gold Mountain

Our fifth piece of audio fiction for July is “Gold Mountain” written by Chris Roberson and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Postscripts, Autumn 2005
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July 2014 ISSUE

The Halfway House at the Heart of Darkness

Our fourth piece of audio fiction for July is “The Halfway House at the Heart of Darkness” written by William Browning Spencer and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Lord of the Fantastic: Stories in Honor of Roger Zelazny, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, 1998.
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July 2014 ISSUE

Soul's Bargain

Our third piece of audio fiction for July is “Soul’s Bargain” written by Juliette Wade and read by Kate Baker.

 
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July 2014 ISSUE

Stone Hunger

Our second piece of audio fiction for July is “Stone Hunger” written by N. K. Jemisin and read by Kate Baker.

 
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July 2014 ISSUE

The Contemporary Foxwife

Kanseun Ong was procrastinating on her end-of-term assignment by puzzling over a letter from her older father when the doorbell chimed. At first she didn’t react, even though correspondence from home—specifically from Older Father—was the last thing she wanted to deal with. Older Father was only fluent in their ancestral language, Na-ahn, which Kanseun spoke [...]

July 2014 ISSUE

Stone Hunger

Once there was a girl who lived in a beautiful place full of beautiful people who made beautiful things. Then the world broke.
Now the girl is older, and colder, and hungrier. From the shelter of a dead tree, she watches as a city—a rich one, big, with high strong walls and well-guarded gates—winches its roof [...]

July 2014 ISSUE

Soul's Bargain

A reading from the Book of Eyn the Wanderer:
In those days there were many who admired Eyn for her divine beauty, no less than for her wildness, forgetting her fierce loyalty to her lover, Sirin the Luck-Bringer. One among these was a mortal, Ruver of Meluara, renowned for his strength and speed. As many times [...]

July 2014 ISSUE

The Halfway House at the Heart of Darkness

Keel wore a ragged shirt with the holo Veed There, Simmed That shimmering on it. She wore it in and out of the virtual. If she was in an interactive virtual, the other players sometimes complained. Amid the dragons and elves and swords of fire, a bramble-haired girl, obviously spiking her virtual with drugs and [...]

July 2014 ISSUE

Gold Mountain

Johnston Lien stood at the open door of the tram, one elbow crooked around a guardrail, her blue eyes squinting in the morning glare at the sky-piercing needle of the orbital elevator to the south. The sun was in the Cold Dew position, early in the dog-month, when the temperature began to soar and the [...]

July 2014 ISSUE

The Contemporary Foxwife

Our first piece of audio fiction for July is “The Contemporary Foxwife” written by Yoon Ha Lee and read by Kate Baker.

 
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