"Clap Your Hands," by Andrew F. Kooy -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 106, March 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com. Andrew F. Kooy is a full-time dad, a part-time instructor at Dillard University, a rookie in New Orleans' premiere all-male dance Krewe, and a member of the Peauxdunque Writers' Alliance. He received his MFA from the Creative Writing Workshop at the University of New Orleans. His work can be found in The Stockholm Review of Literature, Barely South Review, and is forthcoming from Bird's Thumb. This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast included the public-domain hymn tunes "Wayfaring Stranger" and "Maitland," performed by KT Bryski. Other sounds in this podcast provided by the Free Sound Project -- find out more at www.freesound.org. Our narrator for this episode is Christopher Soren Kelly. Christopher is an actor and director, known for Infinity Chamber (2016), The Tangle (2018), and Ink (2009). Apex Magazine podcast, Copyright Apex Publications. Apex Magazine is a monthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at http://www.apex-magazine.com.