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They Build ‘Em Tough on Magna Mater - R.W.W. Greene

They Build ‘Em Tough on Magna Mater - R.W.W. Greene

July 10, 2020

On the frontier -- in a new world of danger, loneliness, boredom, and limited opportunities -- a man's best friend is his tractor.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 10 July 2020.
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The Friendly Ghost - Ashley R. Carlson

The Friendly Ghost - Ashley R. Carlson

July 3, 2020

A young wife made a promise to her husband that in the event of her death, she would "haunt" him as a friendly ghost--one who helped him following her passing. When this actually comes to pass, she does all she can to help him navigate his grief and forge a new life that she's no longer a part of.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 03 July 2020.
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Time and Grace - Joseph Halden

Time and Grace - Joseph Halden

June 26, 2020

How fast would you travel to an early retirement? Grace illegally reprograms her AI jet car to blaze across the country, but when things go wrong, she can no longer ignore the landscape if she’s to survive.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 26 June 2020.
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The Woman Who Brought Love to Death - Kathryn Yelinek

The Woman Who Brought Love to Death - Kathryn Yelinek

June 19, 2020

Gudrun is a witch. That's what her neighbours think, anyway, because she can see the connections between people. When her husband Ketill dies and the village blames her, she decides to follow the loveline that still runs between her and Ketill, wherever it may lead.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 19 June 2020.
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Zsezzyn, Who Is Not a God - Jennifer Shelby

Zsezzyn, Who Is Not a God - Jennifer Shelby

June 12, 2020

The child of a god who wields the most powerful tool in the universe, Zsezzyn weeps to see stars disappearing from the sky. When she comes of age she learns it is her father destroying the universe star by star to maintain his power. In a bid to save everything she loves, she builds a tool of her own...

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Published in Metaphorosis on 12 June 2020.
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The Record Collector - Nathaniel Williams

The Record Collector - Nathaniel Williams

June 5, 2020

A young married couple have moved into their first house - but it turns out the house has a taste for a certain kind of music.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 05 June 2020.
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Exhibit 57-B from the Trial of Alonzo Montalvo v. MoodFoods Incorporated - Douglas DiCicco

Exhibit 57-B from the Trial of Alonzo Montalvo v. MoodFoods Incorporated - Douglas DiCicco

May 29, 2020

A JoyJelly from MoodFoods snack line will perk you right up. And best of all, there are no side effects. Mostly.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 29 May 2020.
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A Witch’s Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools - Hannah Hulbert

A Witch’s Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools - Hannah Hulbert

May 22, 2020

Only a knowledgeable guide can be trusted to discern between the fungi that bring life and the ones that bring death. Only a witch can concoct the remedies and potions required by her dependent community. It can be an overwhelming duty to bear, alone.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 22 May 2020.
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Pre-Triage - Joe Prosit

Pre-Triage - Joe Prosit

May 15, 2020

Looking forward to the day when your car does the driving for you? Sounds great, until the day your car decides to kill you. Hang on tight, and hope you don't fall victim to Pre-Triage.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 15 May 2020.
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Regret’s Relief - Travis Wade Beaty

Regret’s Relief - Travis Wade Beaty

May 8, 2020

A young spell writer journeys to a mysterious cave in the hopes he can make peace with his past.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 08 May 2020.
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