Science fiction & fantasy short stories for families, general audiences, and kids.

MakeShift Stories is a monthly podcast of original fantasy and sci fi short stories. The series explores, space, time, alternate realities, and the near future in an ever expanding fantasy and sci fi universe. Each episode we bring to life a somewhat random collection of characters in clean family friendly adventures for all ages.

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45.Hale Bopp

In an attempt to regain its reputation as a leader in space research and exploration, the ancient Institute of Solar Studies in Babylon puts all its resources into a mission to the newly discovered comet Hale Bopp to study the object’s unusual behaviour.

The mission is a success but the outcome is not what Fath Shah, the institute’s director, had planned on.

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