“When the Fall is All That’s Left” By Arkady Martine -- published inApex Magazineissue 77, October 2015.
Arkady Martine is a speculative fiction writer and, as Dr. AnnaLinden Weller, a Byzantine historian. In both roles she writes about border politics, rhetorical propaganda, and liminal spaces. She was a student at Viable Paradise XVII. Arkady grew up in New York City and currently lives in Uppsala, Sweden. Find her online atarkadymartine.wordpress.comor on Twitter as @ArkadyMartine.
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