Clarkesworld Issue 78
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Clarkesworld is a Hugo Award-winning science fiction and fantasy magazine. Each month they publish original fiction, articles, interviews and art.
This issue features the following stories: "The Weight of a Blessing" by Aliette de Bodard, "The Last Survivor of the Great Sexbot Revolution" by A.C. Wise and "86, 87, 88, 89" by Genevieve Valentine. Non-fiction includes an interview with M. C. Planck, an article on Videodrome at Thirty by Keith Phipps, an Another Word column by Alethea Kontis and an editorial by Neil Clarke.
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about how you and I can address this issue and restore morale to the workers within my scope; I am eager to help in any way I can, both for the sake of my staff and to improve their productivity on behalf of the city. Sincerely yours, Scope Leader 10024-B ### I’d never actually seen a Homeland car. I was still trying to figure out what ad would have required painting a police car black (perfume, maybe) when the agents stepped out, and it was only because they were wearing suits that I
for her—they didn’t care if you were lying at all when they took you away, look at Kepler, she had to be more careful than this—but it was just a thing that made me numb, set in the row of other numb things, beside the place where you try not to tell plaster from bone. I said, quietly, “I don’t know what they must have done, to bring this down on them.” My voice shook, just saying it, like the cops a block away could hear me. Jesse looked over at me. She said, “It would have been someone,
holos. “Do you still go to the Hall of the Dead?” Minh Ha nodded. “I went yesterday. They had nothing to tell me.” “They never have.” Charles didn’t move. “You should leave the Dead well alone, Minh Ha—they just drag you down. Like they did with Sarah.” “Sarah never went to the Hall.” “You know what I mean.” Yes, the weight of the past; those resentments he couldn’t understand—the Galactics declaring war on behalf of the Western Continent, hoping to maintain their presence on Moc Tinh Hau;
fiction—she is the author of the Obsidian and Blood trilogy of Aztec noir fantasies, and her writing has been nominated for a Hugo Award, a Nebula Award and the Campbell Award for Best New Writer. * * * The Last Survivor of the Great Sexbot Revolution A.C. Wise | 4860 words She’s not what you expected, Alma May Anderson, the last survivor of the Great Sexbot Revolution. For one thing, her eyes are bluer. She must be a hundred if she’s a day, but her eyes are the blue of