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on: January 09, 2020, 05:13:38 AM
PodCastle 595: The Feast

Author: K.C. Mead-Brewer
Narrator: Jen R. Albert
Host: Setsu Uzume
Audio Producer: Peter Behravesh

Previously published by Carve Magazine.


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Show Notes
Rated R.

We took Emmaline on what promised to be a particularly stormy night. It wasn’t hard to do, especially since all the police and alarm company people were right there in the mob with us. Her mother, Rebecca, had to be restrained by five different people; the sheriff had to lock her in a holding cell to keep her secured.

We brought Emmaline to the closest beach and tied her to a giant lightning rod that we’d planted in the sand not far from the water. The choice of sacrifice via lightning strike surprised a lot of people, but we didn’t have a volcano to toss her into or any grand golden steps like the Mayans to push her down from. And if we were going to make the sacrifice count, if we really wanted our crops to flourish and satisfy, it made sense to us that the more drama we could build up, the better.

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