"Missing at Language-to-Language" - Funny SciFi Short Story - by Julia LaFond
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Missing at Language-to-Language ep.549
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Julia LaFond is a geoscience/astrobiology PhD candidate at Penn State University. She writes short fiction and poetry that has appeared in venues ranging from IHRAF Publishes to The Night's End Podcast. In her spare time, Julia enjoys reading and gaming.
Julia LaFond's Website: https://jklafondwriter.wordpress.com/
Utopia Science Fiction Magazine: https://www.utopiasciencefiction.com/
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