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Pre-Triage - Joe Prosit

Pre-Triage - Joe Prosit

May 15, 2020

Looking forward to the day when your car does the driving for you? Sounds great, until the day your car decides to kill you. Hang on tight, and hope you don't fall victim to Pre-Triage.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 15 May 2020.
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Revitalized - Jason P. Burnham

Revitalized - Jason P. Burnham

April 3, 2020

In one future, Big Brother has diversified his hobbies. Now included: clean water policing.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 03 April 2020.
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The Eighth Fathom - Chris Panatier

The Eighth Fathom - Chris Panatier

March 6, 2020

The octopuses of The Tellers' den believe the words of The Seven Fathoms will guide them back to their home planet. The Cephlists's den says the Fathoms are but a myth, written to poison octopus brains. Ook, a daydreaming Cephlist, secretly hopes the Fathoms are true; and when she is captured for spying on the Tellers, she gets her chance to find out.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 06 March 2020.
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Choice - Tomas Marcantonio

Choice - Tomas Marcantonio

January 17, 2020

Detectives Sora and Gyuri track down subjects with peculiar pasts, but one of these people leads them to a truth neither detective expected.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 17 January 2020.
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What Lies in Light - Laura Duerr

What Lies in Light - Laura Duerr

December 13, 2019

StellBio sent the forensic team out to find why it can't exploit wormhole access to a distant, habitable planet. And what happened to the last team, who seem to have been distracted by a caldera full of light.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 13 December 2019.
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The Martian in the Greenhouse - Geoffrey W. Cole

The Martian in the Greenhouse - Geoffrey W. Cole

December 6, 2019

Honoré paid to have herself frozen to avoid a global pandemic. But she awakens cold and alone and ... on Mars?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 06 December 2019.
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A Bear, or a Spider, or an Elephant - Edward Ashton

A Bear, or a Spider, or an Elephant - Edward Ashton

August 9, 2019

She's an exopaleontologist, not exoarcheologist. So how did she end up exploring ruins rather than remains?

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 12 July 2019.
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A Layer Thin As Breath - Thea Boodhoo

A Layer Thin As Breath - Thea Boodhoo

July 12, 2019

She's an exopaleontologist, not exoarcheologist. So how did she end up exploring ruins rather than remains?

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 12 July 2019.
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Unmasked - Tomas Marcantonio

Unmasked - Tomas Marcantonio

May 31, 2019

The train comes in, the masks stare out. No one knows what they want or what they're looking at. Until, one day, the train stops, and the doors open.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 31 May 2019.
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In the Beating of a Wing - David Cleden

In the Beating of a Wing - David Cleden

May 17, 2019

Chester has stopped talking to his mother; it's just one of his experiments. But now he's spending time with those strange white moths the TV goes on about.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 17 May 2019.
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