EP390: Cerbo un Vitra ujo : Escape Pod
If you are curious about what happens when I write horror, this is one of the stories. This is, in fact, the story that I won’t let my parent read.
It’s on Escape Pod, if you want to listen, read by Veronica Giguere. They also have it in text form.
Here’s a teaser:
Grete snipped a diseased branch off her Sunset-Glory rosebush like she was a body harvester looking for the perfect part. Behind the drone of the garden’s humidifiers, she caught a woosh-snick as the airlock door opened. Her boyfriend barreled around Mom’s prize Emperor artichoke.
Something was wrong.
The whites showed around Kaj’s remarkable eyes, a blue-green so iridescent they seemed to dull all the plants around them. “Mom and Dad got me a Pass to a down-planet school!”
The blood congealed in her veins. Kaj would leave her. Grete forced a smile. “That’s the outer limit!”
“I didn’t even know they’d applied. Fairview Academy—game design.” His perfect teeth flashed like sunshine against the ink of space.
Listen or read the full story at EP390: Cerbo un Vitra ujo : Escape Pod.