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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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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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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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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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