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Escape Pod is a science fiction podcast, bringing new stories to life every week.

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Holly Heisey

The Most Absurd Dance at the End of the Worlds

3211 words (12 minutes)

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It was the end of the worlds, and Mr. Jamison and I were arguing over peas. Not the mush you get in a cafeteri...

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Edward Ashton

The Sky is Blue, and Bright, and Filled with Stars

4549 words (17 minutes) · 5 likes

Science Fiction

Dot reaches the summit of Mary’s Rock just after six, maybe an hour before sunset. It’s a clear, cool September ...

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Matt Dovey

The Ghosts of Europa Will Keep You Trapped in a Prison You Make for Yourself

2113 words (8 minutes) · 5 likes

Science Fiction

—then scooted her chair over to the microscope. Amira only needed a glance at the holographic zoom floating over...

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Beth Goder

Murder or a Duck

4031 words (15 minutes)

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  George called out, "Mrs. Whitman, you have a visitor." Mrs. Whitman strode from her workroom, her white hair...

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M. Darusha Wehm

The Care and Feeding of Mammalian Bipeds, v. 2.1

4423 words (17 minutes)

HumorScience Fiction

The first day I meet my human herd they are so well-behaved that I wonder if they really need me at all. I arriv...

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