Drabblecast 327 – Tree, Fire, World

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Drabblecast 327 – Tree, Fire, World

Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:03 pm

Feature: Tree, Fire, World by Desirina Boskovich
Drabble: And the Rest, As They Say... by gunsofcheckovia
Genres: Fantasy

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Sunday, June 8th, 2014
An oral history, recorded in the annals of sentientkind, spoken by Sven Al’bedo di’Cantara, on the eve of the ninth flying.

1. The Tree
And so it came to pass, in the years past reckoning, when I served as a scribe in the court of the king, that there stood the last and only tree.



Episode Art: Bo Kaier
Read by: Scott H. Andrews
First appeared in Kaleidotrope, Spring 2014

Twabble: “ Deep in the Everglades, graveyard for secrets and sins, an outboard motor rumbles a funeral dirge, late into the night. ” by Squee1313

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Re: Drabblecast 327 – Tree, Fire, World

Post by tbaker2500 » Mon Jun 09, 2014 3:46 pm

Nice one!
Good job of layering self-similar patterns. No real negatives, even for a moralistic story. This was was unusually light-handed.

The new Drabbleclassics feed is an excellent addition.
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