Audio Fiction
BCS 218: The Examination Cloth

Slowly, Ukeme read the first row of characters: a knotty point of customary law. The second called for an essay on the Osun Republic’s conquest of Benin two centuries before. The third...

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BCS 217: An Account of the Madness of the Magistrate, Chengdhu Village

Now I understood my impression of the magistrate’s reaction. More, I did not miss Mei Li’s implication—it applied to herself as much as the magistrate.

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BCS 216: The Thought That Counts

For once in my life, I could walk down the street without looking for places to run to if I heard someone yell my name.

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BCS 215: Weft

Sometimes the crimes were egregious. In these cases I ripped up the would-be magicians with no compunctions. But other times...

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BCS 214: She Who Hungers, She Who Waits

Mei Huang repeats the rite so many times it becomes indistinguishable from breath, and still every iteration ends with the soldier dead.

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BCS 213: Braving the Morrow Candle’s Wane

Adia's fingers found the blade hidden in the folds of her kirtle. She dismissed the pang of guilt at the thought of what she now must do.

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BCS 212: Gennesaret

She says instead: "because he isn’t coming."

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BCS 211: Penitents

The cube is like nothing she’s ever seen, an enormous black box composed of a thousand shifting slivers breaking and melding, rippling, almost liquid.

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BCS 210: The Starship and the Temple Cat

She had been a young cat when the Fleet Lords burned the City of High Bells.

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