Toasted Cake 144: Carla at the Off-Planet Tax Return Helpline by Caroline M. Yoachim
Toasted Cake 144! In which we file, kicking and screaming untranslatably.
"This is Carla at the Off-Planet Tax Return helpline, how can I help you?"
This story first appeared in UFO 3.
Caroline M. Yoachim lives in Seattle and loves cold cloudy weather. She is the author of dozens of short stories, appearing in markets like Lightspeed, Asimov's, and Clarkesworld. For more about Caroline, check out her website at carolineyoachim.com.