BCS 122: The River Does Not Run

Issue #143 - Science-Fantasy Month 2

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Now she walks through broken ruins warmed with radiation and the fading light of the sun, through streets strangled by the fallen brickwork of a hundred years' abandonment and train tracks whose split rails are choked with dust. The aqueducts have run dry and flow only with hydrolyzed acid, their walls fanned with slender needles of pale yellow crystal.

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Read “The River Does Not Run” by Rachel Sobel, in Issue #142 - Science-Fantasy Month 2

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Rachel Sobel writes software by day and stories by night. Her fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld and GigaNotoSaurus, and she is a graduate of the Alpha Writing Workshop.

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