'Nitrogen', a new story by Meg Mundell

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November 2011, no. 336

'Nitrogen', a new story by Meg Mundell

Reviewed by
November 2011, no. 336

We fell into the ocean backwards, making the OK signal for the camera. Later I replayed that footage several times, but it never seemed accurate: all flailing flippers and ungainly limbs, smiles stretched around the mouthpiece, that messy shattering of the surface. Nothing like the slow, deadly grace of being underwater.

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