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PodCastle 352: The Creation and Destruction of the World

By Ann Leckie Read by Diane Severson Hosted by M.K. Hobson A PodCastle Original! Artemis Rising: The Final Week! At one time the waters were divided and contained, and dry land was raised up out of the sea, mountains and valleys, hills and plains, and the people lived there.  They lived this way for a […]

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PodCastle 122: Kingspeaker

by Marie Brennan Read by Diane Severson Originally published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies (Text available here) The king had come to Anahata. I met him for the first time in the sacred garden of the Temple.  Passing through an archway of fire, I found myself on a path of flower petals, which bruised delicately beneath […]

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PodCastle 96: Love Among the Talus

by Elizabeth Bear. Read by Diane Severson. Originally appeared in Strange Horizons. You cannot really keep a princess in a tower. Not if she has no brothers and must learn statecraft and dancing and riding and poisons and potions and the passage of arms, so that she may eventually rule. But you can do the […]

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PodCastle 63: Daughter of Botu

By Eugie Foster. Read by Diane Severson. When we reached the south entrance, Nai-nai stopped. “An-ying, there is great passion in you,” she said. “A blessing and a curse, I have always maintained, that you were born in both the year and the hour of the rabbit but also beneath the auspice of fire. Fire […]

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