BCS 136: The Moon Over Red Trees

Issue #157, Sixth Anniversary Double-Issue

Read by Kate Baker of Clarkesworld Magazine.


But tonight she finds herself mouthing a prayer in a language she's almost forgotten, a simple sentence asking Quan Am to relieve the suffering of mortals, and she doesn't quite know which well the words come bubbling out of—a feeling of standing on the edge of a dark abyss that frightens her. What else has she forgotten, when she was here with Raoul?

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Read “The Moon Over Red Trees” by Aliette de Bodard, in Issue #157, Sixth Anniversary Double-Issue

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Aliette de Bodard lives and works in Paris, where she has a day job as a System Engineer. In between bouts of coding she writes speculative fiction: her Aztec noir fantasy Obsidian and Blood is published by Angry Robot, and her short fiction has appeared in venues such as Clarkesworld, Asimov's, and various anthologies, as well as multiple times previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. She has won a Nebula Award, a Locus Award, and been shortlisted for the Hugo, Sturgeon and Tiptree awards. Her new novel, The House of Shattered Wings, is out now from Gollancz (UK/Commonwealth) and Roc (US). Visit her at aliettedebodard.com for writing process, book reviews, and Franco-Vietnamese cooking.

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