Season 1 Episode 69
Cold Iron Comfort
by Hayley Stone
Amadis believed their father when they said they could come home any time if things didn’t work out with their fairy lover, Kinnear. So when they start to recognize Kinnear’s manipulations for what they are, they find a portal and catch a bus back to their father’s junkyard.
About This Episode
Hayley Stone is a writer, editor, and poet from California. She is best known for her adult sci-fi novel, Machinations, which was chosen as one of Amazon’s Best Sci-fi & Fantasy Books for 2016. Her short fiction has appeared in Fireside Fiction, Escape Pod, Flash Fiction Online, and various anthologies, while her speculative poetry is widely available online. Hayley loves to hear from readers and writers. Find her at www.hnstoneauthor.com and on Twitter @hayley_stone.
This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "Mirage," "Dreamlike," and "Ice Demon," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com. Other sounds in this podcast provided by KT Bryski.
Our narrator for this episode is Charity Rodriguez. Charity is a teacher by day and voiceover artist by night. As a voiceover artist she has a passion for telling and sharing stories with people of all ages. While her first love is fantasy, she is fascinated by stories of people from every walk and way of life and sees every day as an opportunity to explore the world around her.
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The thing about souls is that they don’t wander off. Not unless a body is so broken-down that there are too many cracks to hold even breath inside. The girl isn’t that far gone. She’s still strong, still has grit, and still believes in a future.
Stories are good; stories are dangerous. We know this, if from nothing else, then from stories themselves. Stories save Scheherazade; stories drive Don Quixote mad. How do we tell the difference?
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