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The Centropic Oracle

The Centropic Oracle aims to publish and showcase the artistic works of science fiction/fantasy short story writers and voice over actors in an audio-only format. We feature a monthly podcast of a short story and a weekly podcast of a flash fiction story. See our Library for all our podcasts; you can filter by story length, genre, and sub-genre to find multiple podcasts of specific interest. Each contributor also has their own page which is kept up-to-date with their latest news and upcoming events or releases.
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Mar 4, 2018

The rage that drives blood lust may come from somewhere... else.

 

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Written by Frank J Oreto

Read by Larissa Thompson

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Feb 4, 2018

Human advancement may need a little push.

 

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Written by Holly Schofield (Twitter: @HSchofieldFic)

Read by Larissa Thompson (Twitter: @TheReelLarissa)

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Jan 7, 2018

Happiness isn't all it's cracked up to be.

 

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Written by Richard Zwicker 

Read by Larissa Thompson (Twitter: @TheReelLarissa)

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Dec 3, 2017

The devil is in the details.

 

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Written by Julie Frost

Read by Larissa Thompson (Twitter: @TheReelLarissa)

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Nov 5, 2017

An unlikely hero finds new reasons to continue.

 

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Written by D.A. D'Amico (Twitter: @dadamico)

Read by Larissa Thompson (Twitter: @TheReelLarissa)

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Oct 1, 2017

A thrilling adventure set in Earth's frozen wastelands. 

 

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Written by Tyler Bourassa (Twitter: @TWBourassa)

Read by Larissa Thompson (Twitter: @TheReelLarissa)

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Sep 3, 2017

What can compassion cost you, and are you willing to pay it?

 

Previously published in Uncanny Magazine in April 2016.

 

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Written by Kelly Sandoval (Twitter: @KellyMSandoval)

Read by Larissa Thompson (Twitter: @TheReelLarissa)

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Aug 6, 2017

A haunting short story that follows the life of a girl whose path doesn't go the way she had dreamed.

Originally published July 2016 in Syntax & Salt.

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Written by JG Formato (Twitter: @JGFormato)

Read by Larissa Thompson (Twitter: @TheReelLarissa)

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Jul 2, 2017

The libertarian movement needs new hips. This bleak yet engaging action story examines the dying embers of a rebellion that reaches out for new sparks of hope. 

 

Written by Holly Schofield

Read by Larissa Thompson (@TheReelLarissa)

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Jun 4, 2017

 

Memory space is limited, so in a cantankerous divorce after a centuries long marriage how do you figure out who gets to keep the happy memories chip?

 

Written by Paul A Hamilton

Read by Charly Thompson

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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May 7, 2017

Touching and emotional, this short story makes you wonder: how would you live out your last day on Earth? 

 

Written by Marie DesJardin

Read by Larissa Thompson

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Apr 2, 2017

In a future where robots take over the world, one must ask: if you tell a joke and nobody laughs, is it still a joke?

 

First appeared in New Myths in March 2009

 

Written by Richard Zwicker

Read by Larissa Thompson

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Mar 4, 2017

A young girl dreams of leaving her family's pig farm and exploring what the universe has to offer. 

 

First appeared in The Colored Lens, March 2013

 

Written by Kate O'Connor

Read by Larissa Thompson

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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Mar 1, 2017

This science fiction short story explores a life-changing event from four different perspectives, exploring how much more there is to experience beyond just the facts.

 

Written by Sara Codair

Read by Larissa Thompson

Music by Kyle Ohori & Ryley Kirkpatrick

 

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