Samantha Henderson’s “My Generations Shall Praise” was first published in Interzone, November 2016, and reprinted in The Year’s Best Science Fiction 34, edited by Gardner Dozois.
I think maybe the editors were worried I wouldn’t want to do this performance–it’s a dark one. The MC is a baby-killing sociopath on death row, about to have her brain erased and mapped over by an affluent relation dying of cancer.
But as an actress…WOW. What a voice this character has! This might be my best performance so far.
Moreover: I think Katy would be excessively proud of me.
Click here to listen: http://escapepod.org/2018/02/22/escape-pod-616-generations-shall-praise/
CONTENT WARNING: Contains frequent class-one cursing (f-bombs and the like), graphic description of murder, somewhat less graphic description of sexual assault, and bad parenting. Not for young ears.
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