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Heritage - Andrei Pechalin

Heritage - Andrei Pechalin

December 18, 2020

A daughter growing up in the shadow of her mother’s scientific brilliance, desperate to prove herself and make her own mark on the world, even if that means grappling with supernatural forces and politics she does not fully understand. A story about the weight of one’s heritage and another’s legacy, coming to terms with who you are, and the price we sometimes pay for that.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 18 December 2020.
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The Three Thousand - Elise Kim

The Three Thousand - Elise Kim

December 11, 2020

In the last fleeting moments before the fall of a besieged city, two of its occupants in hiding dream of the three thousand year cycle of rebirth that will someday bring them together again.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 11 December 2020.
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The Skin of Aquila Cadens - Chris Panatier

The Skin of Aquila Cadens - Chris Panatier

December 4, 2020

A desperate effort to jumpstart evolution on distant worlds, and one scientist’s audacious plan to spark life where there is none.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 04 December 2020.
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Tower of Mud and Straw III: The Tulips - Yaroslav Barsukov

Tower of Mud and Straw III: The Tulips - Yaroslav Barsukov

November 27, 2020

Part 3. Shea Ashcroft searches for a solution in his past, in the room with soot stains and the abandoned cellar underneath the rosewood trapdoor.

Narrated by Miltos Yerolemou.
Published in Metaphorosis on 27 November 2020.
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A Death in New York - Allison Brice

A Death in New York - Allison Brice

November 20, 2020

Sophie is your typical New York millennial – she’s broke, she doesn’t know what she’s doing with her life, and she has the roommate from hell. Literally. Her roommate is Death, and she wishes they would stop listening to One Direction so loudly.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 20 November 2020.
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The Preserved City - Charles Schoenfeld

The Preserved City - Charles Schoenfeld

November 13, 2020

An opera composer living in present-day Bergamo, Italy is paralyzed by self-doubt while writing her second opera, after achieving great success with her first. She is mentored by the ghost of the great 18th century composer Gaetano Donizetti, who takes a “tough love” approach to helping her rediscover her joy.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 13 November 2020.
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Madam Savva’s Magical Emporium - James Rumpel

Madam Savva’s Magical Emporium - James Rumpel

November 6, 2020

A down-on-his-luck, big city cop, in desperate need of some success, finds himself involved a very bizarre case. With help from an unexpected source, he manages to navigate his way through some unusual situations and come out on top.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 06 November 2020.
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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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