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by mightytwix
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabbleclassics 31 – Boojum
Replies: 4
Views: 1005

Drabbleclassics 31 – Boojum

Drabbleclassics 31 – Boojum [/u][/b] By Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette The ship had no name of her own, so her human crew called her the Lavinia Whateley. As far as anyone could tell, she didn’t mind. At least, her long grasping vanes curled—affectionately? — when the chief engineers patted her b...
by mightytwix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever!
Replies: 4
Views: 976

Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever!

Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever! by Shaenon K. Garrity The Wakefields were the worst family in Oakes Isle. Even the grown-ups knew it. Whenever a chicken was stolen or the air was let out of a bike tire or a starving hex was chalked on a barn wall to sicken the sheep, there was a W...
by mightytwix
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 414 – Dance, Siege, Swoop
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Drabblecast 414 – Dance, Siege, Swoop

Drabblecast 414 – Dance, Siege, Swoop By Robert Reed My foot did not discover the prize, nor was I the first of the object’s erstwhile owners. According to every account, it was a young girl who innocently tripped over the mostly buried artifact while skipping across a whisper field. Since this was...
by mightytwix
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 413 – The Rats in the Walls
Replies: 2
Views: 706

Drabblecast 413 – The Rats in the Walls

Drabblecast 413 – The Rats in the Walls by HP Lovecraft The place had not been inhabited for a century since a tragedy of intensely hideous, (though largely unexplained) nature had struck down the master, five of his children, and several servants; finally driving forth under a cloud of suspicion a...
by mightytwix
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 412 – 1977
Replies: 3
Views: 768

Drabblecast 412 – 1977

Drabblecast 412 – 1977 Carrie Vaughn “Have another one,” the guy said, and Megan did because she was thirsty, though a martini was probably not what she should be drinking. She was too far gone to question. https://www.drabblecast.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/drabblecast_carly_heath_1977.jpg Epis...
by mightytwix
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 409: The Dandelion Man by Jack Nicholls
Replies: 4
Views: 931

Re: Drabblecast 409: The Dandelion Man by Jack Nicholls

Another great story. I just took my second listen tinight after the kids went to bed. I know I need to tell my kids ( 1 and 3) to be nice., play good and make friends. But there are some days, you just want to tell them to do whatever needs to be done. A great coming of age story! And as always impe...
by mightytwix
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 411 – Wholesale Solution
Replies: 6
Views: 1199

Drabblecast 411 – Wholesale Solution

Drabblecast 411 – Wholesale Solution [/u][/b] by Fred Greenhalgh and Jack Bowman https://www.drabblecast.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/drabblecast_kit_ainslie_wholesale_1.jpg Episode art by Kit Ainslie Twabble: Spring is awful, filled with scuttling things and pollen. The trees revenge for the fir...
by mightytwix
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 410 – Go Between
Replies: 3
Views: 829

Drabblecast 410 – Go Between

Drabblecast 410 – Go Between By China Miéville Something was in the bread. Morley was cutting, and on the fourth strike of the knife, the metal broke. Behind him, his friends talked over their food. Morley pried the dough apart and touched something smooth. He had marked it with a scratch. Morley c...
by mightytwix
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 409: The Dandelion Man by Jack Nicholls
Replies: 4
Views: 931

Drabblecast 409: The Dandelion Man by Jack Nicholls

Drabblecast 409: The Dandelion Man [/u][/b] By Jack Nicholls Teo and Paulus stood at the shore of the pampas, where the grass grew twice as tall as a man. They were naked, and the pampero raised goosebumps on their skin. The stalks bent against the wind’s force, green and gold ripples drawing the e...
by mightytwix
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 408- Doubleheader: Robert Reed
Replies: 4
Views: 1140

Drabblecast 408- Doubleheader: Robert Reed

Drabblecast 408- Doubleheader: Robert Reed
By Robert Reed
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Episode art by Bo Kaier
Read by Chris Phipps and and Mike Boris
by mightytwix
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabbleclassics 30- Doubleheader featuring Mur Lafferty (150)
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

Re: Drabbleclassics 30- Doubleheader featuring Mur Lafferty (150)

I remember this one from years ago. Mur was sky rocketting in the pod sphere, and it seemed every story podcast I went to, she was there. These two stories really point out why for me. For such short pieces they have this ability to bring you into the weirdness, placing a bleek future where feral hu...
by mightytwix
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change
Replies: 9
Views: 1698

Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change by Kij Johnson. North Park is a backwater tucked into a loop of the Kaw River: pale dirt and baked grass, aging playground equipment, silver-leafed cottonwoods, underbrush, mosquitoes and gnats that b...
by mightytwix
Tue May 21, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabbleclassics 30- Doubleheader featuring Mur Lafferty (150)
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

Drabbleclassics 30- Doubleheader featuring Mur Lafferty (150)

Drabbleclassics 30- Doubleheader featuring Mur Lafferty (150) [/u][/b] The Blueberry Pie by Mur Lafferty The Last of the Pie Hunters by Mur Lafferty She’d been hunting full-grown pies for four years now. The little hand-held fruit pies were for kids– the preservatives made them slow and stupid– but...
by mightytwix
Mon May 13, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast Director’s Cut – The Box Born Wraith
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Drabblecast Director’s Cut – The Box Born Wraith

Drabblecast Director’s Cut – The Box Born Wraith
By Kevin David Anderson
Just Lookin’ for Chocolate.
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by mightytwix
Fri May 10, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 406 – Beauty Tips for the Apocalypse
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Drabblecast 406 – Beauty Tips for the Apocalypse

Drabblecast 406 – Beauty Tips for the Apocalypse by Karen Heuler In times such as these, with the world shaken to its core, it is all too easy to give up on routine cosmetic care. Yet a fresh look in a war zone can do so much to uplift those suffering and dying right in front of your eyes. Consider...
by mightytwix
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 405 – Wet Fur
Replies: 9
Views: 1890

Re: Drabblecast 405 – Wet Fur

I agree with El barto on many points. For me I didn't get enough sense of the little girl who could not let her dog go from Laura. Her recall to daisy didn't really get that across. I was really interested in how the author got the story fully formed from a dream. As some who's dreams are rarely thi...
by mightytwix
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 405 – Wet Fur
Replies: 9
Views: 1890

Drabblecast 405 – Wet Fur

Drabblecast 405 – Wet Fur by Jeremiah Tolbert You can tell the dog owners when they board the plane. They see the black cloud hovering in the first row and their eyes widen in shock, then narrow in fear. When they see so many occupied seats, they smile. It’s a relieved smile that seems to say: “Not...
by mightytwix
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 404 – Witches for Mars
Replies: 0
Views: 1023

Drabblecast 404 – Witches for Mars

Drabblecast 404 – Witches for Mars By Eden Royce No one expected the government to allow it. To acknowledge it even, but Maira was looking at the advertisement above a webpage she was using to compare prices of agate and selenite healing crystals. https://www.drabblecast.org/wp-content/uploads/2019...