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FEATURED: FEBRUARY 20, 2021

By the Will of the Gods by Charles Q. Choi

Mystery Science Fiction Hard science fiction murder mystery

“The funeral began when the temple clock tolled at sunset, crimson and lavender and gold clouds against a violet sky.”

In Nightingale, an underground city with a digital sky, an orphan must solve the murder of the one person who looked out for him—the caretaker of a temple dedicated to foretelling the future.

Enjoy this novelette by Charles Q. Choi, a science journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Nature, Scientific American, Popular Science, and more.

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