Issue #31 — Dec. 3, 2009

Now available in PDF and PRC ebook file formats, at the above link.

“Child of Sunlight, Woman of Blood,” by Tina Connolly

“Every day they march to feed my glory,” said Yan to me. “They hate it–still they come. Oh, your people are equal enough now. Junglefolk, plainsfolk–they all mingle together, dally in the sheets and knife each other for coin. And every day they make sacrifice. Blood I get. Toes, ears, fingers. Lives. And all to speak.”

“Kraken’s Honor,” by S.A. Bolich

The kraken watched us from the safety of a four-fathom gap, craning its horned head back and forth. It seemed content to wait; already the sea had claimed the remains of the Ice Queen. We, however, would freeze to death before the creature ran out of patience.

(The BCS Audio Fiction Podcasts will be taking a short hiatus for the first two issues in December, but they will return at the end of the month with upcoming episodes by Sarah L. Edwards, Dru Pagliassotti, Aliette de Bodard, and more.)

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