Read Arthur C. Clarke's religiously charged, 31-word short story

In 1984, science fiction titan Arthur C. Clarke delivered a story to Analog magazine called "siseneG" that he called the first he'd written in 10 years and said that they don't come much shorter. And in a handful of words, he wrestled with religion, computer science and the very fabric of reality.

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If you can't make out the late Clarke's handwriting on the cover page to "siseneG," it reads:

This is the only short story I've written in ten years or so.

I think you'll agree that they don't come much shorter.

(Signed, 'Arthur C Clarke')

21 Mar 84

(Appearing in Analog, ? 1984)

© Arthur C Clarke 1984

(via Letters of Note)

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