Union Dues: Off White Lies by Jeffrey R. DeRego “Leave,” she said calmly, “just go. A recruiting visit was here just three weeks ago and they had no success. The people here don’t much like the Union. Hell, it took me almost a year before any of them would even speak to me, and I […]
Union Dues: Iron Bars and the Glass Jaw By Jeffrey R. DeRego “You super folks must think we’re pretty damn foolish, especially us in the law enforcement community.” Look at him leaning back with his feet up on the desk. Did he just walk out of Cool Hand Luke? Sheesh, you’d think a sheriff would […]
Jeffrey R. DeRego is the author of the Escape Pod fan-favorite Union Dues stories, and other things, as well.
Are you new to Escape Pod? Wondering where to start? We’ve been around for over a decade so you have many stories to choose from, but here are some highlights to get you launched. Note: you can always listen to any story — for free — here on the website. EP001: Imperial – The one that started the journey. EP105: Impossible […]
Hello 2011! I hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday and are ready for a kick-ass year… wait, it’s halfway through January already? Oh boy. But hey, this year is an odd number, and a prime one at that. That’s got to be a good sign. Right? Right. My last post about superhero prose […]
Folks: Summary first. Escape Pod is going to miss its weekly releases for the remainder of November. We will resume in December, probably the first week. Now the explanation.
First: my apologies for recent delays in getting Escape Pod out; in the last couple of weeks it’s hit the feed Friday afternoons rather than late Thursday. It’s probably going to happen again this week. Personal business lately has included me losing my day job, finding a new and much better day job in the […]
No Strangers Any More (Part 1 of 2) by Ian Creasey One of a princess’s many duties is to make polite conversation and avoid controversial subjects. Screw that, thought Rose. At the banquet after the first day of the conference, there was only one topic on everyone’s mind, so she raised it. “Are these aliens […]