009 Ambition

“To the men of the future, the scientific goals of today were as incomprehensible as the ancient quest for the Holy Grail!”

Ambition” by William L. Bade
Read by Adam Tagarro

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All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51274 (Bibrec tab)

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008 The Beast of Space

“A tale of the prospectors of the starways—of dangers—”

The Beast of Space” by F.E. Hardart
Read by Adam Tagarro

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All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/23509 (Bibrec tab)

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007 Halloween Special Short Story – There Is A Reaper…

Just for Halloween, a quick 10 minute spooky sci-fi story for you!

“Doctors had given him just one month to live. A month to wonder, what comes afterward? There was one way to find out—ask a dead man!”

This special short Halloween story is “There Is A Reaper…” by Charles V. De Vet
Read by Adam Tagarro

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All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/29954 (Bibrec tab)

006 The Day Time Stopped Moving

“Dave Miller pushed with all his strength, but the girl was as unmovable as Gibraltar.”

This week’s story is “The Day Time Stopped Moving” by Bradner Buckner
Read by Adam Tagarro

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All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/27053 (Bibrec tab)

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005 The Quantum Jump

“Captain Brandon was a pioneer. He explored the far reaches of space and reported back on how things were out there. So it was pretty disquieting to find out that the ‘far reaches of space’ knew more about what went on at home than he did.”

This week’s story is “The Quantum Jump” by Robert Wicks
Read by Adam Tagarro

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All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24418 (Bibrec tab)

004 The Last Victory

“He had only two aims in life: first, to get what he wanted; and after that to enjoy it. But to achieve the one he’d have to give up the other … or would he?”

This week’s story is “The Last Victory” by Tom Godwin
Read by Adam Tagarro

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All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/60309 (Bibrec tab)

003 All In The Mind

“When does life begin?… A well-known book says ‘forty’. A well-known radio program says ‘eighty’. Some folks say it’s mental, others say it’s physical. But take the strange case of Mel Carlson who gave a lot of thought to the matter.”

This week’s story is “All In The Mind” by Gene L. Henderson
Read by Adam Tagarro

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All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/32434 (Bibrec tab)

002 The World Behind The Moon

“Two Intrepid Earth-Men Fight It Out with the Horrific Monsters of Zeud’s Frightful Jungles.”

This week’s story is “The World Behind The Moon” by Paul Ernst
Read by Adam Tagarro

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All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original, created by me. This story is not covered by copyright, as it is in the Public Domain: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30452 (Bibrec tab)

001 Creatures of the Light

“He had striven to perfect the faultless man of the future, and had succeeded—too well. For in the pitilessly cold eyes of Adam, his super-human creation, Dr. Mundson saw only contempt—and annihilation—for the human race.”

This week’s story is “Creatures of the Light” by Sophie Wenzel Ellis, Read by Adam Tagarro.

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– The content in this podcast is copyright-free, in the Public Domain: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/28617 (Bibrec tab)
– All music and sound effects featured on this episode are original

Welcome to Yesterday’s Sci-Fi!

If you like audiobooks and science-fiction, have I got a podcast for you! This show is all about bringing you readings of short sci-fi stories that were written long ago. So, queue this one up for your commute or before bed and enjoy! Thank you so much for stopping by and listening.