The aliens that colonized Earth decades ago have left behind a society in which everyone is driven to work nonstop. Charlie, a queer language professor applying for tenure at one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, is about to confront their burnout and exhaustion in a way that will have life-altering consequences.
Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 21 May 2021.
Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.