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022 The Nothing Equation
The space ships were miracles of power and precision; the men who manned them, rich in endurance and courage. Every detail had been checked and double checked; every detail except... "The Nothing Equation" by Tom Godwin, Read by Adam Tagarro Licensing and Copyright Information Background music during the story, courtesy of ChristianBodhi on Pixabay (Voyager Probe – Deep Space) Show art photo by Adrian Swancar on Unsplash All non-credited music, art, and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25628
20:56
January 21, 2021
015 Beyond Light
Venus was civilized … so the Universe thought! But deep in its midnight caverns … beyond light, beyond the wildest imaginings of an ordered System … dwelt Horror. “Beyond Light” by Nelson S. Bond Read by Adam Tagarro Licensing and Copyright Information All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61826 (Bibrec tab) Photo by Carlos Nakazato on Unsplash
48:50
January 13, 2021
021 Revenge of the Vera
The unarmed freighter Vera was plowing through space to meet the deadliest pirate of the Void—rocketing into battle against a fighting ship even the Space Patrol could not vanquish."Revenge of the Vera" by Henry Hasse, Read by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationBackground music during the story, courtesy of ChristianBodhi on Pixabay (Voyager Probe – Deep Space)All other music, art, and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/62351 (Bibrec tab)
40:11
November 27, 2020
020 The Monster That Threatened The Universe
From Chaos a space-consuming creature reached slimy tentacles toward trembling planets. And no man of the old fighting breed remained on effete Earth to battle the invulnerable monster."The Monster That Threatened the Universe" by R. R. Winterbotham, Read by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationBackground music during the story, courtesy of ChristianBodhi on Pixabay (Voyager Probe – Deep Space)Subsonic Rumble Noise by sandyrb on Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/people/sandyrb/sounds/84347/)Dragon Roar sound effect by JoelAudio on Freesound.org (https://freesound.org/people/JoelAudio/sounds/85568/)Photo by Noah Buscher on UnsplashAll other music, art, and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61870 (Bibrec tab)
32:43
October 31, 2020
019 Juggernaut of Space - Part 2 of 2
The Crimson Comet was heading to earth, bent on destruction.  Can the five abducted humans turn the tides and save life on Earth as we know it?  A battle of the minds is concluded!"Juggernaut of Space" by Ray Cummings - Part 2 of 2, Read by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music, art, and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me, with the exception of the background music during the story, courtesy of ChristianBodhi on Pixabay (Voyager Probe - Deep Space). This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/62416 (Bibrec tab)
01:04:20
September 19, 2020
018 Juggernaut of Space - Part 1 of 2
Never had the mind of man conceived so horrible a doom as was reaching for Earth. Never had a greater need for Earth's valiant champions been needed. And yet the only ones who could fight the menace — were five futile humans, prisoners on another world."Juggernaut of Space" Part 1 of 2 - by Ray CummingsRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story and artwork is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/62416
41:36
September 13, 2020
017 Destination Death
One man had to die on Uranus' frozen crust, so that the other might live - and Bart Caxton had a gun."Destination Death" by Wilbur S. PeacockRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/62443 (Bibrec tab)Photo by Elia Pellegrini on Unsplash
23:58
July 19, 2020
016 In The Year 2889
A little different "story" this time. A truly visionary author presents..."In The Year 2889" by Jules Verne and Michel VerneRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/19362 (Bibrec tab)Photo by Lucrezia Carnelos on Unsplash
38:18
June 20, 2020
014 The Hunted Heroes
The planet itself was tough enough—barren, desolate, forbidding; enough to stop the most adventurous and dedicated. But they had to run head-on against a mad genius who had a motto: Death to all Terrans!"The Hunted Heroes" by Robert SilverbergRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25627 (Bibrec tab)Photo by Nicolas Lobos on Unsplash
31:43
April 13, 2020
013 Prisoners on the Electron
"Fate Throws Two Young Earthians into Desperate Conflict with the Primeval Monsters of an Electron's Savage Jungles.""Prisoners on the Electron" by Robert H. LeitfredRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/29882 (Bibrec tab)Photo by Robert Rasmussen on Unsplash
01:05:14
March 1, 2020
012 The Reluctant Heroes
"Pioneers have always resented their wanderlust, hated their hardships. But the future brings a new grudge—when pioneers stay put and scholars do the  exploring!""The Reluctant Heroes" by Frank M. RobinsonRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51483 (Bibrec tab)
38:53
February 6, 2020
011 There Will Be School Tomorrow
"You will possibly shudder, but you will certainly remember for a long time, this story of what happens when Tomorrow's gently implacable teachers are faced with a problem for which there seems to be only one solution....""There Will Be School Tomorrow" by V.E. ThiessenRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/29317 (Bibrec tab)
20:32
January 18, 2020
010 The Chapter Ends
Earth. The old home of all mankind. Could we really go off and forget it?"The Chapter Ends" by Poul AndersonRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/41064 (Bibrec tab)Photo by SpaceX on Unsplash
52:41
December 31, 2019
009 Ambition
"To the men of the future, the scientific goals of today were as incomprehensible as the ancient quest for the Holy Grail!""Ambition" by William L. BadeRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51274 (Bibrec tab)Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash
45:52
December 5, 2019
008 The Beast of Space
"A tale of the prospectors of the starways—of dangers—""The Beast of Space" by F.E. HardartRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/23509 (Bibrec tab)
27:47
November 12, 2019
007 Halloween Special Short Story - There Is A Reaper...
Just for Halloween, a quick 10 minute spooky sci-fi story for you!"Doctors had given him just one month to live. A month to wonder, what comes afterward? There was one way to find out—ask a dead man!"This special short Halloween story is "There Is A Reaper..." by Charles V. De VetRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/29954 (Bibrec tab)
12:19
October 30, 2019
006 The Day Time Stopped Moving
"Dave Miller pushed with all his strength, but the girl was as unmovable as Gibraltar."This week's story is "The Day Time Stopped Moving" by Bradner BucknerRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/27053 (Bibrec tab)
37:00
October 27, 2019
005 The Quantum Jump
"Captain Brandon was a pioneer. He explored the far reaches of space and reported back on how things were out there. So it was pretty disquieting to find out that the 'far reaches of space' knew more about what went on at home than he did."This week's story is "The Quantum Jump" by Robert WicksRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24418 (Bibrec tab)
23:02
October 12, 2019
004 The Last Victory
“He had only two aims in life: first, to get what he wanted; and after that to enjoy it. But to achieve the one he'd have to give up the other ... or would he?”This week’s story is “The Last Victory” by Tom GodwinRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/60309 (Bibrec tab)
34:14
October 5, 2019
003 All In The Mind
"When does life begin?... A well-known book says 'forty'. A well-known radio program says 'eighty'. Some folks say it's mental, others say it's physical. But take the strange case of Mel Carlson who gave a lot of thought to the matter."This week's story is "All In The Mind" by Gene L. HendersonRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/32434 (Bibrec tab)
39:13
September 26, 2019
002 The World Behind The Moon
"Two Intrepid Earth-Men Fight It Out with the Horrific Monsters of Zeud's Frightful Jungles."This week's story is "The World Behind The Moon" by Paul ErnstRead by Adam TagarroLicensing and Copyright InformationAll music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30452 (Bibrec tab)
39:25
September 19, 2019
001 Creatures of the Light
"He had striven to perfect the faultless man of the future, and had succeeded—too well. For in the pitilessly cold eyes of Adam, his super-human creation, Dr. Mundson saw only contempt—and annihilation—for the human race."This week's story is "Creatures of the Light" by Sophie Wenzel Ellis, Read by Adam Tagarro.Licensing and Copyright Information- The content in this podcast is copyright-free, in the Public Domain: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/28617 (Bibrec tab)- All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original
01:22:57
September 11, 2019