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« on: June 22, 2018, 09:59:47 PM »

PseudoPod 599: The Boy with the Glass Eyes

by J.L. Flannery
Narrated by Paul S. Jenkins
Hosted by Alasdair Stuart

PseudoPod 599: The Boy with the Glass Eyes is a PseudoPod original.



My son arrived in a brown cardboard package, no bigger than a shoebox.

I lifted the lid to see him lying there flat on his back, eyes closed, as though he were asleep.

‘Go on,’ my Boss said, ‘lift him up.’

Nervously, I lifted him up out of the box and cradled him in my arms. His skin was velvet. His smell; pure talcum powder. I looked down at his sleeping face and put on a smile, pretending the nausea that was rising in my throat didn’t exist.





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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2018, 05:40:37 PM »

I'm unsure how exactly it ended, but the dread was in every word from the beginning. When it apparently learned to walk (SHIVERING) I definitely got Talky Tina from the Twilight Zone flashbacks.
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2018, 08:02:48 PM »

Eeeek.

That is all.
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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2018, 10:40:07 AM »

Having spent time in Japan, the context built around this story was wonderfully accurate and creepy.
During Alasdair's end comments, I cannot make what movie he quoted. Huh 
The quote was "You know what the cruelest thing you can do to someone you've walked into a room is? Press their face to the window."
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2018, 02:24:32 AM »

During Alasdair's end comments, I cannot make what movie he quoted. Huh 
The quote was "You know what the cruelest thing you can do to someone you've walked into a room is? Press their face to the window."

It's from the 2016 movie 'Morgan'.
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