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The Great Contradiction - Jordan Chase-Young

The Great Contradiction - Jordan Chase-Young

November 26, 2021

In an alternate universe, a pair of ambitious scientists probe their version of the Fermi Paradox. What they discover will challenge everything they know and put their values to the test.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 26 November 2021.
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Right Behind You - Matthew Gomez

Right Behind You - Matthew Gomez

November 12, 2021

When a nuclear meltdown threatens to poison the West Coast of the United States, Carlos and thousands of other migrant workers risk their lives to contain the disaster. When the suit Carlos wears to protect himself against radiation begins to fail, he discovers what lengths he’ll go to in order to protect the hopeful future promised to him and his family upon completion of the work.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 12 November 2021.
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Genesis - Lisa Short

Genesis - Lisa Short

October 15, 2021

Sixty years before, the colonists of the ark ship Genesis had been forced to land on a sterile, lifeless world thousands of light-years off their original planned route. Three generations later, the colony still survives...but only by paying a terrible price.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 15 October 2021.
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The Nocturnals V - Mariah Montoya

The Nocturnals V - Mariah Montoya

September 24, 2021

As King Isce’s invasion draws nearer, Joah, Misla, and Damien fly back to sunset with Prince Kal. They’re too late to warn their community, but can they defeat the conspirators who betrayed them before the sun leaves them behind forever?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 24 September 2021.
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A Seedling in the Dark - Eleanor R. Wood

A Seedling in the Dark - Eleanor R. Wood

September 17, 2021

A boy who can't live without nature. An apocalypse that tears him away from it. Survival isn't enough if all the wildlife is gone... but proving otherwise might undermine everything he has left.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 17 September 2021.
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Till All the Hundred Summers Pass - J.A. Legg

Till All the Hundred Summers Pass - J.A. Legg

September 10, 2021

Aurora King has worked all her life to make the jump across interstellar space. Now, after nearly a century, she's returning to Earth—tired, empty, and uncertain whether the voyage that cost her everything was worth it.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 10 September 2021.
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Tumbler - B. Morris Allen

Tumbler - B. Morris Allen

September 3, 2021

Seeking: Kindred spirit. Must like to dance. Willing to travel for meeting. Any spider welcome.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 03 September 2021.
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The Nocturnals IV - Mariah Montoya

The Nocturnals IV - Mariah Montoya

August 27, 2021

Joah, Misla, and Damien are desperate to find a way back to sunset. With the help of a prisoner and a Nocturnal prince, they travel to an ancient sunsap reserve to mine fuel for their starship—but something sinister is waiting for them underground.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 27 August 2021.
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The Waves In Which We Drown - Rubella Dithers

The Waves In Which We Drown - Rubella Dithers

August 13, 2021

As the world fades, childhood friends are separated by a choice which one is afraid to make.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 13 August 2021.
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The Nocturnals III - Mariah Montoya

The Nocturnals III - Mariah Montoya

July 30, 2021

When the Nocturnals capture them, Joah and Misla try planning their escape. But as the darkness stretches on and their community leaves them further and further behind, Joah must let himself become Infected if he ever hopes to see the sun again.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 30 July 2021.
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