Today's QD Radio features "There Will Come Soft Rain" and "Zero Hour" both by Ray Bradbury. The first is one of Bradbury's more haunting stories.
[Art from Drabblecast -linked below[
• At Daily Science Fiction: "The Wyrd for Water is Water" by Marie Croke. "
The wyrd for water is water, but my guards give me nothing but tea and wine though they know I hate the taste. I've tried to use my spit, but the Si'aer were much too specific in their language to listen to such disturbing beggary with their wyrds."
- At Nature: "Eros for Annabelle" by Ian Whates. Science Fiction.
- At 365 Tomorrows: "The Scientist" by Meg Everingham. Science Fiction.
• At Antipodean SF: "The AntiSF Radio Show 174"
" featuring the stories from Issue 174 of AntipodeanSF online"
• At Drabblecast: "Bright Lights" by Robert Reed. Horror. Science Fiction.
"The water fountains are low. The lockers are empty. The summer air is warm but there are people in the classrooms. People are talking, are moving. A female emerges from the nearest classroom. She is fully grown. She has dyed hair and competing odors and all of her teeth. Showing her teeth, she asks, 'Are you the teacher?'"
• At Fantastic Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs: Episode 18 - The Return of Tarzan Adventure,
"Chapter XVIII – “The Lottery of Death” Jane Porter, John Clayton and Nicholas Rokoff, posing as Monsieur Thuran, have been shipwrecked following the Lady Alice’s collision with a derelict off the coast of Africa. Taking to lifeboats, the crew and passengers of the doomed yacht are adrift in the Atla"
• At 19 Nocturne Boulevard "Afterlives 2.4 - Fair Game"
"Afterlives is a tale of what happens after death, or maybe afterlife.... and it isn't at all what you would expect"