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“The Bleach” by Karin Lowachee

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His job has kept him from his son too long, and the next time he’s hired, there is generous compensation. In fact, he may never have to work again. The only problem is, he may have just become the reason for an impending war, and before he can enjoy the time he’s missed with his son, he’s forced to get them both away from the mess he’s caused before it’s too late – and before his son finds out what he’s been doing at work.


The Bleach

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About the Author
Karin was born in South America, grew up in Canada, and worked in the Arctic. Her first novel WARCHILD won the Warner Aspect First Novel Contest. Both WARCHILD and her third novel CAGEBIRD were finalists for the Philip K. Dick Award. Her books have been translated into French, Hebrew, and Japanese, and her short stories have appeared in anthologies edited by Nalo Hopkinson, John Joseph Adams and Ann VanderMeer.
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