Episode 55: Final Exam by Edward McKeown
First contact between humans and a being from another planet happens in the New Mexico desert, near a nuclear testing range. The humans are a group of wide-eyed teenagers, and the otherworldly being calls itself Hotkas. Hotkas does not come in peace.
Also, Ank-Oatfield talk about aliens, the era of optimistic Science Fiction, and Disney’s upcoming The Princess and the Frog.outtake
Today’s story is produced by Liz Mierzejewski. Also special thanks to Wes Desantis, Garry Gulledge, Sharon Mierzejewski, Mark Mierzejewski, and Liz Mierzejewski for lending their voices to the story.
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Edward McKeown on SFWA and on SFReader
Liz Mierzejewski’s Site
Some sound effects in today’s episode are from Freesound.org and Sounddogs.com
Music is by Matthew Tyas
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