Today is the holy day of the Swamp Blesser, and we’re celebrating with “The Census Faces Unusual Challenges on Audvarn-3,” by Jo Miles:                                          

The first Auddid colony on Treye’s list was huge: a village’s worth of interconnected chambers carved from a bank of ancient, dried mud. From a distance, it swarmed with activity, but as Treye drew closer, the Auddids retreated inside.