011: Le carré rouge, by Claudie Arseneault

"Le carré rouge" by Claudie Arseneault

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About the Author: Claudie Arseneault is an asexual author from Quebec City, a biochemistry nerd, lover of squids and balloons, and relentless gamer.  Her first novel, Viral Airwaves, was published in February 2015. Since then, Claudie has edited Wings of Renewal, a solarpunk dragon anthology, and published several short stories. You can find out more on her website, claudiearseneault.com.

About the Audio: The story is read by Faith Gregory. Intro and outro are by Faith Gregory. The intro music is "Boom Boom Box," and the outro is "I Was Three," both by Ben Bunker.


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This story contains guns, police brutality, fungi, underground spaces.

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The story “Le carré rouge” is copyright 2016 Claudie Arseneault, and may not be duplicated outside the context of this publication without her permission.