Short story: “Nemesis”

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“Nemesis,” by Nathaniel Lee

Recorded for episode 348 of Escape Pod, June 7th, 2012; read and listen

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I have to say, this is adorable. The ending is maybe a little easy, but I like how it avoids the obvious. And really, this ending is more plausible than the foreshadowed alternative.