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Fission City (Part 1)

Dmytro, an 89-year-old ex-miner who refused to leave an abandoned Uranium mine site, tells his story to a young journalist hoping to launch her career. However, the reason Dmytro has lived alone for over forty years is not that he is a hermit; he had no choice if he wanted humanity to survive.

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Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by  Mitchel Tew

Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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Redux – Laika

On November 3rd, nineteen fifty-seven, the Soviet Union launched the first living creature into orbit; a stray dog named Laika pulled out of a Moscow animal shelter. The Sputnik II had no re-entry capacity, so this was a one-way trip. In this alternate version of the story, Laika is a passing celestial being accidentally trapped by the earth’s gravity and dragged reluctantly to its surface in the middle of a Moscow winter. Stranded, in the body of a dog, the alien being is forced to intervene in the early Soviet space program to get a ride home.

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Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by  Mitchel Tew

Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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Ken Likelely – Scammed

Ken meets a new friend online who asks to stay at his house. However, when the friend arrives, they are very different than their online persona, and the ramifications turn out to be global. In a desperate attempt to set things straight, Ken, Leaf and Planet decide to use a scam they hope the unwanted house guest has never encountered before.

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CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by Mitchell Tew.

Opening and Closing Theme, Magical Mystery by 8TH Mode Music, Audio Jungle Music Mass Reproduction Licence.

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Dissonant Frequency

An inventor rediscovers the work of a 20th-century composer exploring the effects of hypersonic sound on the human body and creates a device that can cure cancer. However, to keep control of the process, he hires a down and out performer who pretends to have mystic healing powers. Under the stress of success and fame, the partnership begins to fall apart, forcing the inventor to take drastic measures to protect the process from exploitation.

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This episode is brought to you by TELUS World of Science Edmonton, home of the Canadian debut of Marvel: Universe of Superheroes.

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CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by  Mitchel Tew

Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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The Gig

A person on a government support program is given no choice but to join a new self-employment initiative, which will make them part of the growing gig economy. The job involves having a mess hub implanted under their skin so they can to create ad hoc communication networks for clients. At first, they are reluctant but soon discover the gig has many advantages until they find themselves a pawn in a much larger scheme.

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This episode is brought to you by Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

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CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by  Mitchel Tew

Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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