Main Fiction: “Retrieval Attempt” by Matt Hornsby
This story is original to StarShipSofa.
Matt Hornsby lives in Ireland and works in public policy, after previous stints as a scrap metal dealer and as an English teacher in Japan. His other published work can be found in Metaphorosis and Electric Spec, and you can follow him on twitter at @Matth0rnsby.
Narrated by: Mark Kilfoil
Mark “the Encaffeinated ONE” Kilfoil is a reader, writer, gamer, podcaster, narrator and radio program director. He produces a show on gaming (Head In The Game), helps run and produce shows on alternative radio (chsrfm.ca), plays and runs roleplaying games online (Legends of the Drowned Isles and So Many Levels) and elsewhere, and podcasts daily (“Wandering Out Loud”) on life, philosophy, gaming, and random distractions in sound form. He’s currently working hard on finishing his first audio drama, first novel, and second podcasted novella, all in the span of one year. Find out more and join along at encaffeinated.ca.