Named a 2013 Parsec Award Finalist for Best Speculative Fiction Story: Large Cast.
A special reading to celebrate this 100th episode of the BCS Audio Fiction Podcast, read by Rajan Khanna, Folly Blaine, Michael J. DeLuca, and Tina Connolly.
Just as we got set to cast off, I spied something in the water, and the boat sensed it too: flick of a palm-leaf tail. And we were off, so fast that the pots of tea leapt from the table and were on me like freezing rain and I was on the floor. The merchant yelled louder, shouting at me to stop it, but what could I do? I tried, pounding on the floor like a fool and saying no, no, not now! But I knew we'd go till the boat lost the fish—or caught it.