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on: June 06, 2021, 01:14:43 AM
PseudoPod 760: Akiko’s Legacy

Author: Eugie Foster
Narrator: Kara Grace
Host: Alasdair Stuart
Audio Producer: Marty Perrett

PseudoPod 760: Akiko’s Legacy is a PseudoPod original.



“Mother, why are Grandma and Gramps ashamed of Father?”

Akiko smoothed back the unruly curls from her son’s face. Robert needed a haircut. The tips of his brown hair had begun to feather up around his ears. His father’s hair had done that. Martin had called it his “bozo-the-clown look” and had the offending locks lopped off as soon as possible.

“Why do you think they’re ashamed of him, darling?”

Robert tolerated her ministrations, although she saw a glimmer of impatience behind his eyes. “They don’t like talking about him,” he said. “Every time I ask about him, they change the subject or get sorta quiet and weird.”

“People sometimes don’t like to talk about the deceased.” Akiko forced herself to stop fussing with her son’s hair. “It makes them uncomfortable.”

“It’s more than that.”




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Reply #1 on: June 18, 2021, 06:51:15 PM
In this episode, I find the road to hell is (awesomely) paved with good intentions. Initially, I thought this episode was more appropriate in the Escape Pod thread... and then...
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Reply #2 on: June 20, 2021, 04:14:46 AM

In this episode, I find the road to hell is (awesomely) paved with good intentions. Initially, I thought this episode was more appropriate in the Escape Pod thread... and then...


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