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77.4 Lady Stardust

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Lady Stardust


'Dysphoria amplified, David enters a Victorian cemetery. A tiger and time conspire to present a different reality where there are lives to be saved... including her own.'


Written by Paul D. Coombs (www.pauldcoombs.com)

Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Blear Moon (https://blearmoon.bandcamp.com/)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.

And to Ben Errington for blasting everybody with his social media gamma rays and turning us into hulking green content monsters/superheroes.


Paul D Coombs is a writer of stories mired in the strange, the gothic, and the dark. Discover more about Paul, his published stories, and what he is currently working on at www.pauldcoombs.com.


Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains Jasmine Arch lives in a nook of Belgian countryside with two horses, four dogs, and a husband who knows better than to distract her when she's writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Other Stories, NewMyths.com and Hybrid Fiction, among others. Find out more about her or her work at JasmineArch.com.


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