“a trippy little ride fusing rocket science with good ol’ southern-fried folksiness. The result is a character-rich story about family that delivers quite the emotional punch.”
–Wayne Simmons, Medium.com
“This glows alone, without need of rocket science….Multi-viewpointed, complete with mourning doves, Mongolian ancestry, oxygen candles, gunpowder cylinders, rocket blooms.”
–Des Lewis, Dreamcatcher Real-Time Reviews
“What’s up with those burn marks on the driveway?” David says. “I can setup the fire pit if you want.”
“No. Thanks.” Burn marks? I have no idea what he’s talking about. Not that I’m going to admit that particular fact, or any of the other “wrongness” that has invaded my life. These days I wake up sweat-soaked each morning from the same dream: a rocket-launch conflagration—my charred body no longer screaming beneath the flames.
PodCastle is a weekly fantasy podcast producing audio performances of fantasy short fiction, including all the sub genres of fantasy.