Short story: “Mayfly”

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“Mayfly,” by Heather Lindsley

Appeared in Strange Horizons, September 25th, 2006; featured in episode 111 of Escape Pod, June 21st, 2007

3,327 words

I first listened to this years ago, and its peculiar premise and atmosphere stuck in my mind.

The name “May Ephemera Mosca” is a bit, eh, on the nose.