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Siberia in Four Dimensions - Esem Junior

Siberia in Four Dimensions - Esem Junior

March 26, 2021

After a supercollider in Siberia implodes, the country's top physicist falls prey to the suspicions of the Russian government. When his son mysteriously disappears, he must navigate the vagaries of the authoritarian regime and the laws of physics to reconnect with his boy.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 26 March 2021.
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Sanctuary - Chris Cornetto

Sanctuary - Chris Cornetto

March 19, 2021

Sanctuary is more than a city — it’s a project to restore life to a broken world. Or so Abby believes. But when a new arrival makes her see her home for the prison it is, she risks all for freedom.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 19 March 2021.
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Going Home - Martin Westlake

Going Home - Martin Westlake

March 12, 2021

Why does top scientist Dimitriy Semenov become obsessed with travelling from Derbent to his mystery job in Astrakhan? What lies in the laboratory there? Why is he prepared to sacrifice his marriage and his family?

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Published in Metaphorosis on 12 March 2021.
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Spells for Going Forth by Day - V.G. Campen

Spells for Going Forth by Day - V.G. Campen

March 5, 2021

In the marshlands of New Jersey, a grieving woman seeks solace from her childhood friend–Anubis, the Lord of the Necropolis.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 05 March 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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Endless - Ted S. Bushman

Endless - Ted S. Bushman

February 19, 2021

A suicidal blacksmith dreams of a death that will cut him out of the very fabric of the universe, but despairs of being able to accomplish it. When an old client appears on his doorstep with an offer to forge a legendary blade, the blacksmith realizes he might have found his answer.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 19 February 2021.
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Rock-Adda’s World - Chloe Smith

Rock-Adda’s World - Chloe Smith

February 12, 2021

Adda Oram’s spent years devoted to her research, stationed in the northern reaches of a half-settled world, trying to understand the alien “whales of stone.” As long as she can’t prove that they are sentient beings, their very existence is under threat—and right now, Adda can’t even make the one person who cares about her the most understand what’s at stake….

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 12 February 2021.
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Vacation Gnomes - Aaron DaMommio

Vacation Gnomes - Aaron DaMommio

February 4, 2021

Amy didn't like the idea of taking a vacation in the first place. She likes it even less when she learns she's not alone.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 05 February 2021.
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Esma’s Margaret - Damien Krsteski

Esma’s Margaret - Damien Krsteski

January 29, 2021

When Esma, a precocious teenager born and raised in the poorest neighborhood of her city, needs money to take part in a programming competition, she turns to an AI therapist for help.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 29 January 2021.
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Not All Rot Is Ruin - E.A. Petricone

Not All Rot Is Ruin - E.A. Petricone

January 22, 2021

When Leda lifts her head from her pillow one morning a dead fly tumbles out of her hair. Gross, but no big deal, right? Except the dead flies keep coming.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 22 January 2021.
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