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The Silk Merchant

by on Jul 3, 2012 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

By Ken Liu My father lay dying on the cot, one of many in this draughty poorhouse. His lips trembled in the weak light of the distant fireplace. He was trying to speak, but the moans and groans, the uneasy snores and dream-speech, of all the other men on other cots around us drowned out...

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