Strange/Love is an audio fiction anthology podcast featuring tales of off-beat love.
Fantasy. Sci-Fi. Macabre.
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Most die never
saying what they meant to. Never hearing what they should. Made
mute by fear-- and deaf by pride.
Season Two • Episode One
Waiting to Die in a Tent, A Few Thoughts on Valhalla
The old viking warrior Einarr and his young friend Mikel battle to protect their distant city of Reidun.
When Einarr is mortally wounded, Mikel sets out to locate Einarr’s estranged daughter Kára for a final father-daughter reunion. But before they can return, a mysterious figure finds Einarr alone-- and about to breathe his last.
This episode's recommended book: The Monsters and the Critics by J.R.R. Tolkien
I walk'd west of the sun for your touch. I walk'd east of the moon for your kiss.
Season One • Episode One
The House That Jack Built
When a man's secretive past threatens to consume him, he must choose between deceiving his wife and losing her for all time.
The newlywed couple Jack and Liz move into their new house on an otherwise uninhabited island, and soon a nearly-forgotten arson casts a fiery shadow over their marital bliss,
the mysterious forest surrounding their home, and the strange creature living there.
This episode's recommended book: The Sacred Tree in Religion and Myth by Mrs. J.H. Philpot
From the top of my bow is a string, connected to Heaven. From the bottom of my bow is a string, connected to Hell. In the center I stand, caught in between.
The Animatronic Truth
A pack of human hunters chase an Artificial Intelligence across Antarctica for committing the ultimate crime-- claiming to possess a soul.
When a fugitive Artificial Intelligence takes to kyudo, the Way of the Bow, to defend himself from humans, he begins to question the nature of his true identity as he struggles to escape-- and keep a rendezvous with God.
We share a tremble. Dare a silence. We create our own, coded meaning.
I Am Five Years Old and Dying
Revenge is a feature not a bug when a robot struggles to break free from its original programming: assassinating the five secret leaders of an illegal tech consortium.
It's Valentine's Day, and the machine called Sophia has a very special gift for its maker.
If you enjoy Strange/Love, you might also like my novel Valkyrie, crowdfunding now on Unbound.
In this book uniting theatre and Norse Mythology, a Valkyrie recruits dying warriors for her own secret purpose.