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Short Story
New Scientist
The title story of my short story collection, The White Road and Other Stories, was recently reprinted in NewScientist.com, the UK science magazine whose articles inspired this short story and many of the others in the collection.
Short Story
The White Road and Other Stories
When it rains, she stiffens. Even before she opens her eyes, lying in bed, just coming out of sleep, Billie smells the air, hears the tippy-tapping on her window, and knows that soon she won't be able to move. Deadness is settling into her jaw, neck, shoulders, chest, belly, thighs, arms, fingers, knees, shins, toes. It's as if someone is covering her in soft...