Escape Pod 289: Flash Contest Honorable Mentions
This episode has three of the honorable mentions from the flash contest we held on our forums.
Captain Max Stone versus DESTRUCTOBOT!
By Angela Lee
Read by: Joshua McNichols
When last we left our heroes, Captain Max Stone and his brother Billy had just navigated Hyperion’s perilous asteroid field and battled their way into the fortified base of the villainous robot Destructobot. The dastardly robot’s latest scheme is the deadliest yet – he intends to destroy the Earth using a high-powered negabomb! Will Max stop Destructobot in time? Or will the earth be vaporized?
Many Mistakes, All Out of Order
By M. C. Wagner
Read by: Wilson Fowlie
The first mistake was in our thinking they were ghosts. In our defense, the tradition of vanishing, translucent figures wailing in the night might’ve influenced us.
By Arnold Gardner
Read By: Marshall Latham
Mr. Omega checked the time on his trans-dimensional pocket watch and stared out the taxi’s rain pelted window. Four minutes to midnight. Four minutes to the culmination of his life’s work.
About the Authors
Arnold Gardner is a person who exists.
M. C. Wagner
M. C. Wagner is a person who exists.
Angela Lee is a long time Escape Pod fan and contributor, both on the forums and to the Artemis Rising event.
About the Narrators
Marshal Latham is known around Escape Artists as “Swamp” and runs the podcast Journey Into…
Joshua McNichols is a reporter at KUOW Public Radio in Seattle and a co-host of Prime(d), a podcast about what happens when Amazon comes to your town.