•  Feature:  Twenty Ways the Desert Could Kill You  by  Sarah Pinsker
  •  Drabble:  Improved Stars  by  Chantal Beaulne
  •  Genre:  Drabblecast  Fantasy

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Cover for Drabblecast episode 295, Twenty Ways the Desert Could Kill You, by Jacob Wayne Bryner1. A poisonous snake could bite you, and you could die.
2. You could prick your finger on a previously undiscovered poisonous cactus.
3. The cactus isn’t poisonous, and neither is the snake, but the snake’s venom is a powerful anti-coagulant. You could bleed to death from the place you were bitten and/or pricked.

 

 

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Originally published at Daily Science Fiction. Full version of Jacob Wayne Bryner's episode art (prints available)
Episode Art:  Jacob Wayne Bryner
Read by:  Michelle Ristuccia

Twabble:  “"Geomancy. G-E-O-M-A-N-C-Y." In the crowd, proud wizards cheered for their apprentices. The Spelling Bee had begun. ”  by  Varda

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Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Cover for Drabblecast episode 259, The Last of the O-Forms, by Jacob Wayne BrynerAt the sack’s bottom, beneath an empty donut box, he found the beef jerky. It tasted mostly of pepper, but underneath it had a tingly, metallic flavor he tried not to think about. Who knew what it might have been made from? He doubted there were any original-form cows, the o-cows, left to slaughter…

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Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction, September 2002.
Episode Art:  Jacob Wayne Bryner
Read by:  Ken Jordan

Twabble:  “I could feel her eyes on the back of my neck. Then I turned around and her green eyestalks adjusted, pushing into my chest. ”  by  loyaleagle

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