The Sixes, the Wisdom, and the Wasp

Escape Pod #612 (January 2018)
Hosted by S.B. Divya
Narrated by Nadia Niaz
Escape Pod logo

When sixth-grader Fereshteh Nemati accidentally crushes her science project, her classmate Tim offers her a do-over using his time machine. To Fereshteh’s astonishment the machine works! But though her project is restored, the school horse has gone missing—taken by shapeshifting aliens. Locked in a deadly archery standoff with herself, Fereshteh begins to wonder if maybe she should have left well enough alone…

Friendly robot Tween silhouettes Giraffe + lighthouse

Read/listen here!


Aurealis Awards Finalist pin

·       Finalist 2018 Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction — Best Science Fiction Short Story


Iranian flag Maori flag