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on: April 14, 2020, 09:44:10 PM
PodCastle 622: Spoken For

Author: Evan Kennedy
Narrator: Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali
Host: Jen R. Albert
Audio Producer: Peter Behravesh

PodCastle 622: Spoken For is a PodCastle original.

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Show Notes
Rated PG-13.



Twenty-five years after the magic came back, Auden’s wife got turned to stone.

It was the dog’s fault. A cockatrice had been wandering Harlan County for the past few weeks, ever since some damn fool two towns over let a cock’s egg hatch instead of chucking it backwards over the roof. Auden and Ellaree had dealt with a ’trice before, though, and they knew all the new-time tricks. Usually when monsters were about, they’d lock up the goats and chickens, and then stay inside with the curtains pulled ’til the beast passed them by. But this time they couldn’t find the dog, and Ellaree went back out to look for it. Auden tried to stop her, observed she didn’t have a lick of sense, risking her life for some mutt. But she grinned, told him she loved that mutt, and he didn’t know a thing about love, then she went out anyway.

She always was hammer-headed, that woman. It was what he loved about her.




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