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The Nocturnals I - Mariah Montoya

The Nocturnals I - Mariah Montoya

May 28, 2021

When the Moving bells ring early, ex-retriever Joah Cadshaw is sent out west with a new recruit to warn the scavengers of a roadblock that lies ahead. But a missing boy and the Nocturnals who call to him complicate Joah’s mission.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 28 May 2021.
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Leiprenese 101 - Jason A. Bartles

Leiprenese 101 - Jason A. Bartles

May 21, 2021

The aliens that colonized Earth decades ago have left behind a society in which everyone is driven to work nonstop. Charlie, a queer language professor applying for tenure at one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, is about to confront their burnout and exhaustion in a way that will have life-altering consequences.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 21 May 2021.
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The Song of the Moohee - Emmett Swan

The Song of the Moohee - Emmett Swan

May 14, 2021

When the noble Moohee were conquered by the warlike Ossinians, they weren’t just enslaved, their bodies were changed into vehicles and beasts of burden to better serve their masters. Now, they perform their tasks cheerfully. Almost enthusiastically. Could it be possible they know something the Ossinians do not?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 14 May 2021.
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Vertical Flight - Laura Duerr

Vertical Flight - Laura Duerr

May 7, 2021

Cate works at Quantum Ridge Vineyards, a cutting-edge winery that operates across multiple dimensions. But beneath the company's illustrious facade lie the universes it's used up and cast aside - one of which was Cate's. She's on a mission to bring down Quantum Ridge's headquarters several dimensions away, but when she meets a version of herself that doesn't share her drive for vengeance, she's forced to reevaluate what her mission is really about.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 07 May 2021.
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