“Death & the Hobbyist”

This Twinmaker-related story is now available at Lightspeed, with a bonus interview. The beautiful artwork is by Galen Dara.


The first time it occurred to me that [my mother] had a problem, she was still in the old house in Texas and I was working in Zambia. I visited her on Thursdays for dinner. Sometimes I brought my daughter Clair when she was still a baby, but on this occasion I didn’t. Within moments of walking in the door, it was clear Juliet wasn’t entirely herself.

“I wish you wouldn’t use that thing,” she said.

“What thing?”

“That terrible machine. D-mat.

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