It's not wrong, you know.
To need somebody.
—Cindy
Episode Three

Idylls of Camelot

Cindy confronts her brother Harry about skipping another family funeral, drudging up old pains, including the time they found their father's strange invention.

After the death of their parents, Cindy and Harry uncover the turmoil of their family history and discover that like any addiction, talking to the dead has its price.



  • Written, Produced, and Read by William J. Meyer
  • Music by William Seegers
  • Starring Kristina Teves as Adult Cindy and Christopher Karbo as Adult Harry
  • Illustration by William J. Meyer after H.J. Ford
  • Featuring the song "Angry: A Love Song" by Auto Bonfire. Licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

  • Do you prefer a direct mp3 download of this episode? You can download the mp3 file here
  • Would you like to read this story? You can read it on Wattpad
  • Would you like to use the foley sound effects I recorded for this episode? You can download them from Freesound
  • This episode's recommended book: The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James





  • Tomorrow has nothing for you.
    —Mother
    Episode Two

    Goodbye, She Said

    "He" waits to die, hanging in a void, recalling the last few perilous weeks of his brief and flittering life.

    "She" loses her boyfriend and her sister on the same day, spinning into a newfound compulsion for horror.

    Could the rumored monster cult be responsible for all their woes?



  • Written, Produced, and Read by William J. Meyer
  • Music by William Seegers
  • Featuring Nicola Branch as the singing voice of "She."
  • Additional Voices by Cary Michael Ayers, Nathan Bonilla-Warford, Duncan Cassidy, Owen McCuen, Jenny Seegers, William Seegers, and Andrew Wardlaw
  • Illustration by William J. Meyer
  • Featuring the song "Come to Me," nominated for a 2018 Audio Verse Award
  • Do you prefer a direct mp3 download of this episode? You can download the mp3 file here
  • Would you like to read this story? You can read it on Wattpad
  • Would you like to use the foley sound effects I recorded for this episode? You can download them from Freesound
  • 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.
    —Sindre
    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.



  • Written, Produced, and Read by William J. Meyer
  • Music by William Seegers
  • Illustration by Caitlin Cadieux
  • Do you prefer a direct mp3 download of this episode? You can download the mp3 file here
  • Would you like to read this story? You can read it on Wattpad
  • Would you like to use the foley sound effects I recorded for this episode? You can download them from Freesound
  • 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 Artificial Intelligence
    Future Episode

    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.






    Maybe I'm still dreaming.
    —Sara
    Future Episode

    The Loser

    When young Sara discovers she has a strange, newfound power, she must decide how best to celebrate her birthday-- with a chocolate cupcake-- or with revenge.

    Thinking she has finally been accepted, a poor girl attends a rich girl's birthday party on the same day as her own, soon learning her 'very best friends' invited her for less than gracious reasons.




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    Looking for more Audio Fiction and Audio Drama?
    If you enjoy fantasy-adventure, you might
    like my podcast novel Fire on the Mound.

    In this audio fiction podcast, a young Gaewyn named Pekra
    reluctantly befriends  his father's killer--
    and is swept up in a legendary struggle to protect
    the mythical cottonwood tree.


    Written by William J. Meyer. Read by Steve Rudolph. Music by William Seegers.

    If you'd like to learn more about Fire on the Mound,
    you can visit the podcast's official website.



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    William wrote episodes nine and ten of Hostile Worlds, a science-comedy podcast.
    William wrote an upcoming, unreleased episode of The Table Round, Audio Drama in the Age of Arthur.


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