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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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