Audio Fiction
BCS 247: The Edges of the World

Today it’s the moon that has him thinking of long ago, but lately anything might do it.

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BCS 246: Sankalpa

Again and again I died. Better to cut my thread short and start again than waste lifetimes on a path that would not lead me to my goal.

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BCS 245: Portrait Of The Artist

“I paint by the inner light,” I said. I tried to make it sound like I was being facetious.

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BCS 244: The Silent Flowers of the Magician’s Garden

Something hardened in my world, the way it did every time my father told me that being a man meant being brave.

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BCS 243: A Song for the Leadwood Tree

The morning of her last day as queen, Nehan's mouth begins to bleed before her attendants finish braiding her hair.

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BCS 242: What the River Brings, and What It Takes Away

The fawn is still in its mother's belly. Sapo kneels by the doe and feels for the outlines of the little one with her fingers. A gasp escapes her when it moves under the dead doe's skin.

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BCS 241: Black, Like Earth

“You most cover it up,” Aksá says, startling me. They hand me long strips of torn fabric. “Let no one know.”

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BCS 240: Revival

If she were darker brown, might she disappear into the shadows altogether?

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BCS 239: The Two-Bullet War

Mila kept herself still like a statue, like the weapon she was supposed to be, even though inside she was screaming no, I will not, you can’t just ask me to do that.

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