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Not All Rot Is Ruin - E.A. Petricone

Not All Rot Is Ruin - E.A. Petricone

January 22, 2021

When Leda lifts her head from her pillow one morning a dead fly tumbles out of her hair. Gross, but no big deal, right? Except the dead flies keep coming.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 22 January 2021.
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All We Ever Look For - Cécile Cristofari

All We Ever Look For - Cécile Cristofari

January 8, 2021

When a magic portal opened in my living room, I decided to let lonely people use it to escape to a new life in a parallel universe. It worked just fine… until my only friend asked to be let through.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 08 January 2021.
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Tower of Mud and Straw IV: The Tower - Yaroslav Barsukov

Tower of Mud and Straw IV: The Tower - Yaroslav Barsukov

December 25, 2020

Part 4. Doorways open and tulips finally bloom in the closing chapter of the fantasy novella "Tower of Mud and Straw."

Narrated by Miltos Yerolemou.
Published in Metaphorosis on 25 December 2020.
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The Three Thousand - Elise Kim

The Three Thousand - Elise Kim

December 11, 2020

In the last fleeting moments before the fall of a besieged city, two of its occupants in hiding dream of the three thousand year cycle of rebirth that will someday bring them together again.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 11 December 2020.
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Tower of Mud and Straw III: The Tulips - Yaroslav Barsukov

Tower of Mud and Straw III: The Tulips - Yaroslav Barsukov

November 27, 2020

Part 3. Shea Ashcroft searches for a solution in his past, in the room with soot stains and the abandoned cellar underneath the rosewood trapdoor.

Narrated by Miltos Yerolemou.
Published in Metaphorosis on 27 November 2020.
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A Death in New York - Allison Brice

A Death in New York - Allison Brice

November 20, 2020

Sophie is your typical New York millennial – she’s broke, she doesn’t know what she’s doing with her life, and she has the roommate from hell. Literally. Her roommate is Death, and she wishes they would stop listening to One Direction so loudly.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 20 November 2020.
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Madam Savva’s Magical Emporium - James Rumpel

Madam Savva’s Magical Emporium - James Rumpel

November 6, 2020

A down-on-his-luck, big city cop, in desperate need of some success, finds himself involved a very bizarre case. With help from an unexpected source, he manages to navigate his way through some unusual situations and come out on top.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 06 November 2020.
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Tower of Mud and Straw II: The Adversary - Yaroslav Barsukov

Tower of Mud and Straw II: The Adversary - Yaroslav Barsukov

October 30, 2020

Part 2. Deer dissolve into nothingness, and an acquaintance from the past visits Shea Ashcroft in his exile.

Narrated by Miltos Yerolemou.
Published in Metaphorosis on 30 October 2020.
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Holding - John Adams

Holding - John Adams

October 23, 2020

A mechanic, struggling with unresolved issues with her late father, takes a job at his former place of employment. Late one night, she receives an unexpected — but familiar — visitor.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 23 October 2020.
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Cactus and Lizard - Hannah Costelle

Cactus and Lizard - Hannah Costelle

October 9, 2020

There is a mythic city deep in the desert that vanishes into a mirage every time explorers get too close. Over the years, the shining utopia has passed into legend, and all have given up hope of finding its golden gates. All, that is, except an old woman and her eager assistant, who are crossing the desert in their beat-up convertible, hell-bent on chasing down the city of dreams.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 09 October 2020.
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