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Unifiers - Edward Ashton

Unifiers - Edward Ashton

January 15, 2021

Dropping onto a colony world is always an adventure. Sometimes we find apes. Sometimes we find angels. Michaela and I, though—we’re Unifiers. Our job is to remind them all how to be human.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 15 January 2021.
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Superbloom - Lynne Peskoe-Yang

Superbloom - Lynne Peskoe-Yang

January 1, 2021

When a strange organism takes over the oceans, a lone technician on a remote island sends a dangerous message.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 01 January 2021.
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Heritage - Andrei Pechalin

Heritage - Andrei Pechalin

December 18, 2020

A daughter growing up in the shadow of her mother’s scientific brilliance, desperate to prove herself and make her own mark on the world, even if that means grappling with supernatural forces and politics she does not fully understand. A story about the weight of one’s heritage and another’s legacy, coming to terms with who you are, and the price we sometimes pay for that.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 18 December 2020.
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The Skin of Aquila Cadens - Chris Panatier

The Skin of Aquila Cadens - Chris Panatier

December 4, 2020

A desperate effort to jumpstart evolution on distant worlds, and one scientist’s audacious plan to spark life where there is none.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 04 December 2020.
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Lingua Franca - Amelia Fisher

Lingua Franca - Amelia Fisher

October 16, 2020

I knew the children had no names, though I didn’t understand it. Far had tried to explain it to me, but this was one barrier our strides in communication could not quite breach. She would always be of the city, and I an interloper.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 16 October 2020.
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Good Boy - M. Douglas White

Good Boy - M. Douglas White

October 2, 2020

After the world around him is irreparably altered, a curious canine journeys to the far reaches of the universe to care for his human companions.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 02 October 2020.
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Pages Missing From the Diary of Samuel Pepys, Esq. - David Berger

Pages Missing From the Diary of Samuel Pepys, Esq. - David Berger

September 18, 2020

This tale asks two questions: What would have happened if an alien arrived in England, long ago. And how would the great diarist, Samuel Pepys, would have deal with this?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 18 September 2020.
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Fetch - B. Morris Allen

Fetch - B. Morris Allen

September 4, 2020

On a long journey to the edges of the solar system to promote the United League and distract from its brutality, a man's only companion is a simulation of Laika, the Soviet space dog.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 04 September 2020.
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Joy (Unplugged) - B.C. van Tol

Joy (Unplugged) - B.C. van Tol

August 28, 2020

Everyone lives a virtual life except for Joy. That is, until August stumbles onto her doorstep, struggling to return to reality.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 28 August 2020.
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All That Remains - Michael Gardner

All That Remains - Michael Gardner

August 21, 2020

Progeny lives in darkness, in the tunnels, hidden from the infection that plagues the surface. Or so Father says.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 21 August 2020.
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