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PodCastle 418: James and Peter, Fishing

May 31st, 2016

Episode 165 of 192 episodes

by Anaea Lay read by Thomas Busby A PodCastle original! “Last week was fun,” Peter said mid-morning. “I’m sure,” James said. “You’ve mended the sails already?” Earlier that week, James had kidnapped the mermaid princess and trapped her in a tank suspended from the rigging of his ship. He’d felt oppressed by the weight of… Continue Reading PodCastle 418: James and Peter, Fishing