Main Fiction: “Claim Jumpers” by Doug Souza
Originally published at Visions V: Milky Way
Doug C. Souza lives smack dab in the middle of California where he writes speculative fiction. His stories have been published in Asimov’s, The Writers of the Future Vol. 33, and many other short fiction publications. When he’s not writing, Doug enjoys teaching aspiring writers and kicking it with his wife (and main reader/editor) Nicole. But mostly, he and his wife enjoy chasing down their two-year-old daughter—who loves to learn by doing. He can be found online at dougcsouza.com and on Facebook.
Narrated by: Logan Waterman
Logan Waterman has a degree in Technical Theatre from California State University, and has worked in many theatres, large and small, professional and amateur. Logan currently lives in Northern California with Grendel, a huge black beast whose primary occupations are sleeping, stalking the fish in the aquarium, and keeping the house safe from the hordes of invisible monsters that come out after dark; and Morgana, a small fluffy Queen who rules her domain with an iron paw. The fish are unimpressed. He has narrated for The Drabblecast and all five District of Wonders shows and is the only story narrator to do so.