The Algorithms for Love, by Ken Liu. Ken can be found online at http://kenliu.name/.
Narrated by the lovely Lorna Boyle. Lorna can be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/lornawynn217.
So long as the nurse is in the room to keep an eye on me, I am allowed to dress myself and get ready for Brad. I slip on an old pair of jeans and a scarlet turtleneck sweater. I’ve lost so much weight that the jeans hang loosely from the bony points of my hips.
“Let’s go spend the weekend in Salem,” Brad says to me as he walks me out of the hospital, an arm protectively wrapped around my waist, “just the two of us.”