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Satyajit Ray’s Beard or the Lack Thereof - Abhijato Sensarma

Satyajit Ray’s Beard or the Lack Thereof - Abhijato Sensarma

June 11, 2021

What if you wake up in a world which revolves around magic, but you're more focused about helping your wife deal with cancer you never knew she was diagnosed with? Back in your world, you've been working on a transportation device and a divorce for the longest time - have you replaced a counterpart here, and has he been working on the same device?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 11 June 2021.
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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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A Compilation of Accounts Concerning the Distal Brook Flood - Thomas Ha

A Compilation of Accounts Concerning the Distal Brook Flood - Thomas Ha

April 30, 2021

Several individuals recount the details of an ecological tragedy in a mining colony on a distant planet.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 30 April 2021.
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A Universe All to Himself - Ryan Priest

A Universe All to Himself - Ryan Priest

April 16, 2021

After a horrible mistake an astronaut finds his ship lost in the deep blackness of space. Does he have what it's going to take to survive and find a way to escape?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 16 April 2021.
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The Big S - David Hammond

The Big S - David Hammond

April 2, 2021

Bartholomew shook the pill bottle. “What do you remember, Glen, about sadness?” Glen shrugged. “Not much, really. That’s what’s been driving me crazy.”

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 02 April 2021.
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Reach for Your Ocean Heart - C.M. Fields

Reach for Your Ocean Heart - C.M. Fields

February 26, 2021

In the ruins of a great city, a girl who receives mysterious, fragmented messages serves as the Oracle to her people. Her excavations of the city’s long-lost archive will uncover its wicked past and the tragic origins behind the voice in her mind.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 26 February 2021.
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