Artemis Rising 3 – Cross The Street by Marie Vibbert
• Narrated by Roberto Suarez
• Audio production by Jeremy Carter
• Guest host Gail Carriger
• A Cast of Wonders original!
• Learn more about Artemis RisingMarie Vibbert
is a member of SFWA and an IT professional from Cleveland, Ohio. She has ridden 17% of the roller coasters in the United States and played for the Cleveland Fusion women’s tackle football team. Find out more about her online
or follow her on Twitter
is a community college advocate and program manager in Portland, Oregon. He is the co-host and producer of A Pod of Casts: The Game of Thrones Podcast and Radio Westworld: The Westworld Podcast. You can find Roberto on the web
and on Twitter
writes comedies of manners mixed with paranormal romance. Her steampunk books include the Parasol Protectorate, Custard Protocol, Supernatural Society
, and Delightfully Deadly
series for adults, and the Finishing School
series for young adults. She is published in many languages and has over a dozen NYT bestsellers via seven different lists. She was once an archaeologist and is overly fond of shoes, octopuses, and tea. You can follow her on Twitter
.I was on the sofa, wallowing in self-pity and blankets, when my sister answered the door.
“Sadie, honey,” old Mr. Smith said from the hallway, “I beg your pardon. So sorry for your loss, again, but are you going to cross the street soon? It’s just that I haven’t had anything to eat since Thursday.”
Now, I was sitting in the exact same spot the day before when Sadie gave him a can of beans after he said the exact same words, but Sadie just smiled and spoke receptionist-polite to him. “I’ll have to ask my momma, Mr. Smith, but I’m sure it’ll be soon.”Click here to listen to Episode 240Click here to read the text of the storyTags
: Artemis Rising, Artemis Rising 3, brother, cars, Cast of Wonders, danger, drivers, family, Gail Carriger, inequality, Jeremy Carter, loss, Marie Vibbert, neighbors, pedestrians, poverty, Roberto Suarez, sister, street, Young Adult fiction
The Artemis Rising 3
image was commissioned from Ashley Mackenzie
. Ashley is an artist and illustrator based in Edmonton, Alberta. She was born in Victoria, BC and grew up between Vancouver, BC and Edmonton, AB. After studying online for a year through AAU in San Francisco, CA she moved to Toronto to pursue a degree in Illustration at OCADU. Though she loves the challenge of creating complex conceptual illustrations and finding new ways to navigate ideas visually she also enjoys making concept art and decorative illustration. When not drawing she can be found reading, playing videogames or thinking about her next project.
Illustration by Mat Weller
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