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Jul 24, 2020

The Empress's Knife by dave ring. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by dave ring.

 

Behold, the ziggurat. 

We stood atop Arida Peak, at the western edge of the Empire’s hold. 

“Let me see it,” I said.  Scalid, my handler, stepped away from the spyglass.  I removed my hood and pressed my eye...


Jul 10, 2020

What Can't Be Undone by Sim Kern. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Sim Kern.

A young woman with a toddler on her hip stands on the flagstone path between the rosemary bushes. That she’s made it inside the garden means there’s no malice in her heart. But just behind her, a broad-shouldered...


Jun 24, 2020

Good Neighbors by Frank Oreto. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Frank Oreto.

 

"You remember Frank Graves, used to live down at 1523 ... All this woodworking stuff—joinery, carving. I sort of got it from him. So did Joe Hecher, Phil Mackey, and a few other guys on the block.”

"What? He was...


Jun 12, 2020

Memory and Iron by Kelly Sandoval. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Kelly Sandoval. #fantasy #fairies #mother

 

She is a good mother.

She lines her newborn's crib with iron bars and nails horseshoes above every door in the cottage. Then the windows. And, when she still can't sleep, she hangs...


May 20, 2020

Reading the Room by Aeryn Rudel. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Aeryn Rudel.

 

"You take him off the floor, Pete?" Jesse asked.

Howard cleared his throat. "Yeah, Jesse, like I said--"

Jesse turned and glared at Howard. "I'm talking to Pete." The owner of the Lucky Load closed his mouth with...