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Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcasts

Beautifully written speculative fiction - great science fiction and fantasy stories.

Beautifully written speculative fiction - great science fiction and fantasy stories.

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United States

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Beautifully written speculative fiction - great science fiction and fantasy stories.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Nocturnals V - Mariah Montoya

9/24/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:46:44

A Seedling in the Dark - Eleanor R. Wood

9/17/2021
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. Narrated by the author. Published in Metaphorosis on 17 September 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:45:17

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

9/10/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:01:08:35

Tumbler - B. Morris Allen

9/3/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:30:05

The Nocturnals IV - Mariah Montoya

8/27/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:01:06:22

Rapunzel Dreams of Elephants - Rachel Delaney Craft

8/20/2021
In this modern-day retelling, Rapunzel discovers she has her own magic—which can take objects out of dreams—and plots her escape from the witch’s tower. But if she fails, she could end up trapped in the witch’s dreams forever. Narrated by host Matt Gomez. Published in Metaphorosis on 20 August 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:29:29

The Waves In Which We Drown - Rubella Dithers

8/13/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:43:39

A Wizard Comes to Shorehaven - L.J. Wetherby

8/6/2021
A wizard arrives in the sleepy seaside town of Shorehaven, unaware that the townspeople have hungered after the services of such a wizard for many years. As the town’s Mayor attempts engage the wizard’s talents on behalf of his constituents, the wizard meets Leonie, the Mayor’s only child – and an unlikely intimacy, ripe with self-discovery, begins to blossom between them. Narrated by host Matt Gomez. Published in Metaphorosis on 06 August 2021. Find the original at...

Duration:00:48:00

The Nocturnals III - Mariah Montoya

7/30/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:58:16

The Art of Unpicking Stitches - Jennifer Hudak

7/23/2021
Michelle grew up watching her father sew hidden spells into the clothing he makes in his tailor shop. Now, she sees her chance to pick up her own needle, and bind her friends to her forever. Narrated by the author. Published in Metaphorosis on 23 July 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:29:25

Free Hugs - Jennifer Shelby

7/16/2021
Cyndl escaped the Tech Cults as a child, surviving with the help of a robot created to offer hugs. Years later, the Hugbots struggle to fulfill their client quotas in a world that views them as harbingers of bad luck. As Cyndl searches the ravaged world for the companionship she's lost, she may be the last friend the Hubgbots have left, and they are definitely hers. Narrated by host Matt Gomez. Published in Metaphorosis on 16 July 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:13:24

Souls Like Sea Glass - Josie Smith

7/9/2021
On an island where the souls of the drowned wash ashore, a woman lives as both lighthouse keeper and guide for the souls. When love sails into her life, she is torn between her duty and her desire for companionship—at least until the island decides for her. Narrated by the author. Published in Metaphorosis on 09 July 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:58:59

Singot - E.C. Fuller

7/2/2021
“I’d felt out of alignment with the human race all my life. And then I learned of singot, the supreme connection: wordless understanding of a person’s entire life.” Narrated by host Matt Gomez. Published in Metaphorosis on 02 July 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:42:40

The Nocturnals II - Mariah Montoya

6/25/2021
As Joah and Misla travel further and further from the light of day, they meet two people who change the course of their journey—a familiar, hate-filled executioner, and an Infected boy. The Nocturnals lurk closer than ever before. Narrated by host Matt Gomez. Published in Metaphorosis on 25 June 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:01:03:48

The Stranding - Maud Woolf

6/18/2021
In the middle of a snowstorm something vast falls out of the sky. Two children set out to find it. Narrated by host Matt Gomez. Published in Metaphorosis on 18 June 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:29:51

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

6/11/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:34:04

The Secret Keeper - Pauline Yates

6/4/2021
When a young Secret Keeper hears a dark secret, she is forced to choose between upholding her promise to keep the secret, or revealing it to catch a murderer. Narrated by host Matt Gomez. Published in Metaphorosis on 04 June 2021. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:43:57

The Nocturnals I - Mariah Montoya

5/28/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:41:30

Leiprenese 101 - Jason A. Bartles

5/21/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:38:50

The Song of the Moohee - Emmett Swan

5/14/2021
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. Find the original at magazine.metaphorosis.com.

Duration:00:49:03