Havok Story Podcast
By Havok Publishing
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Havok Story PodcastOct 30, 2021
What if some typos are actually hidden messages? What if those messages were cries for help? Finding the authors of these typos is the mission of The Typo Alliance.
Written by: Victoria Roberts
Narrated by: Jane Maree
Medical Advisor: Dr. Jessica-Gessica Webemdee
Acting Shenanigator: Jane Maree
Public Relations: Helendian Thrompestuous Kinti-Condigo
The Mushroom Conundrum
A psychologist encounters a slightly unusual case - a lover's quarrel that seems to have resulted in an incidental mushroomification.
Written by Rachel Dib
Narrated by Hugh Janssen
Team Therapist Consultant: Nouta Phase
Onsite Amphibious: Robert Robbit
Mushroom Taste Tester: Spots Toadstool (deceased)
A More Powerful Magic
Trish desperately wants to live up to her Gran's baking legacy by earning the Socarian Confectioner's Academy scholarship, but can she overcome her lack of magic ability?
Written by: Katie S. Williams
Narrated by: Jane Maree
Dance Cho: Christy Misty Woo
Emotional Support: Annie Constan-Tintin-Talloway
Cookie Tasting: Dante Wishitwasya
Onda feels that her songs are less useful than her sister sirens. When she learns the secret to taking the power of The Eternal - the guardian of the ocean - she learns the truth of the old saying, "with great power comes great responsibility."
Written by: Bonnie Maisen
Narrated by: Magnus Carlssen
Audio Engineer: Talka Wefastah
RSS Feed Manager: Presta DeButon
Script Supervisor: Sayed Aganneman
Miss O'Reilly's Advice Column
A simple word of advice: if you must travel through time, do try not to set off a temporal earthquake that will destroy life as we know it, please?
Written by: Katie Hanna
Narrated by: Jane Maree
Standby Secret Service Agent: Benjamin Kitt
Aircraft Engineer: David Flyboy
Technical Advisor: Mrs Georgia Georgenstein
A desperate craving for freshly-made waffles leads to a cleverly-planned heist. Unfortunately, even the best-laid plans can go awry...
Written by: Hailey Huntington
Narrated by: Hugh Hugh
Copyright Attorney, Pat Pending
Liason to the British Isles, Isaiah Oldchap
Official Waffle Taster, Nora Morse
The Only Thing to Fear is Greg
A mysterious affliction has been wreaking havok upon the Wildekind. Jane and Sal investigate...in between snacks.
Written by: Nathan Veyon
Narrated by: Jane Maree
Hairstylist: Birdie McComb
Sound Design: Lon Mower
Team Geologicologist: Dr. Tillitally Tipto.
The Ginormous Giant Panda Lie
When eight-year-old Haddie sees Pongo the giant panda at the Kingsland Zoo, she's utterly disappointed to find out that he is, in fact, not literally giant. That shouldn't be a problem for a very advanced magic wielder like Haddie, right? Nothing could possibly go wrong! Right?
The Soul Stealer
A terrible, haunting creature called the Soul Stealer roams these woods, claiming the souls of humans it captures. When her mother was taken, she swore to save her - by killing the creature, if necessary. Using herself as bait, she soon comes face-to-face with the Soul Stealer - and lives.
Flight Across Stars
On the most special nights, the legendary Starbird flies across the night sky, chasing the constellations. Tonight Estelle hopes for her chance to see - and perhaps even catch - this glorious creature. With a star-dust lasso, and her sister Elena, she watches and waits for the opportunity that may change her life forever.
To Wish Upon a Wolf
"La Loba" - The Wolf. A legend of the southwestern desert. Anyone who can catch it by the tail may demand a wish - so that is exactly what Carmela is going to attempt to do, in order to save the life of her little sister Flor. What she finds, however, is something no-one could have prepared her for.
My Ferret Sees Ghosts
It's not easy being Certified Ghost Banishers, but with Oscar by her side, Hazel is ready for anything...until Oscar sniffs out a ghost in the spookiest, most foreboding house in town! Knocking on the door will take all the courage she can muster - but what will they find on the other side?
22 worlds down, an entire universe to go. Cass' and Jim's search to find a new home planet has led to one disappointment after another. But what if the home they are looking for doesn't need an Earth?
Aurora the star takes pity upon the helpless humans of earth, who are being hunted by the cruel and wicked Caligo - a shape-shifting jaguar. Blessed by her mother Moon with an earthly form, she joins with young Jensen and Lilia to fight Caligo and drive back the shadows.
Dust to Dust
The western frontier is a dangerous place. A lonely prospector seeks his fortune in the mountain streams after the dead of his trail partner. A grizzly encounter leaves him rattled and spooked - but shows him that sometimes fortune comes from the unlikeliest of places.
What Happens at Night
Ever since their world was plunged into darkness by the destruction mages, Diana has been trying to invent a device to help her see clearly at night. She thought it was going well...until she discovered what the darkness was hiding.
The Empty Space
Adon's choice to leave Earth was his own, but he didn't expect the tremendous emptiness he would feel as he watched his home planet become just a faint dot in the windowport. His new friend Eclipse shows him a change of perspective - literally and figuratively - and Adon realizes that there is yet so much to find ahead of him.
At All Costs
A young boy lives with a terrible ability, which makes him an unwilling danger to any living creature - or person. How far will his mother go to protect him from those who would destroy him? The answer is - as far as it takes.
All I Did Was Science
A court convenes to pronounce judgement on a scientist gone rogue. As the last-ditch effort, the defense is allowed to speak. It's a strange testimony, laced with surprises, secrets, and sarcasm. And who's to say what's right or wrong? After all...it's just science!
Cody believes he has found the perfect way to cripple the Takton infrastructure and prevent them from taking more human prisoners as slaves. When a mysterious man named Benson appears and demonstrates a powerful super-ability, Cody realizes that he is just a small piece of something far, far bigger than he knew...
The bridge is cold and frosty this morning. In the fog, a girl appears. There's no reason for her to be here this early. What is she planning? Can she be stopped before it's too late?
Prince Hildebrand is sent on a quest to rid the kingdom of a dangerous dragon. When he finds it, however, he discovers that there is far more to the story than he knew...and that sometimes, the most unlikely allies are the most important.
More Than Dust
Young Pevka and his Aunt work as stokers on a space-train, keeping the engines fed and the train on time. But he wonders...is there more out there for him? Then he learns a startling revelation...that changes everything.
The Hardest Words
Desperate to tell his family something he should have said long ago, George will do nearly anything to see his family again. In a landscape ravaged and burned by the Great War, he makes a last-ditch effort to cross time and space, to make peace with the people he holds close.
A legendary toymaker invents a time-travel device, wreaking havok on society. A secretive company of Watchers is formed to unmake his invention...until they discover Case 43b.
The Wandmaker's Offer
When a young man stumbles into his wand-shop one afternoon, Exeter believes him to be yet another clueless student. It only takes a few moments to realize that not only is the young man not a student, he's something else entirely...
The Toughest Crowd (Winter Special)
Jessmina meets new faces every day, and has the unenviable task of cheering up even the most downbeat of weary souls. On one fateful winter night, four people enter the tavern, and one of them looks familiar. She doesn't know it yet, but this night will change her life forever.
The most special Winter Special! Based on the original flash fiction by Beka Gremikova. Adapted for audio and produced by Magnus Carlssen. Sound design by Kathryn Stanley. Music by Alexander Nakarada. Starring these legends (in order of appearance): David Izquierdo -- Aud Andrews -- Ginger Sue -- Maximilian Conteras -- Magnus Carlssen -- Dallis MacKenzie -- and Shogo Miyakita.
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More Than Stories
Kevin inherits a strange crystal bauble from his Gran, and finds that it connects him to her in ways that he never expected. Fortunately, he also inherited her heart and courage, and soon finds himself on the adventure of a lifetime.
Bad Help is Hard to Find
Mad scientist - er, wannabe supervillain - Dr. Detestable's favorite night of the week has arrived: New Invention Night. With the help of his loyal pet Scrofa, and earnestly incompetent assistant Korgo, he's about to unleash a nightmare upon the mildly amused citizens of Doomsylvania!
The Statue Girl
After three years of planning and saving, Markus finally gets his chance to visit the Cursed Gardens. Once inside, he finds that the legendary statues there are more real than he could have ever imagined...and might just give him his own shot at becoming a legend himself.
Captain of the Nebula
A grim, vengeance-sworn pirate captain prepares to strike a mortal blow to his enemy's civilization. Gently, the ship's cook tries to reason with him for the sake of the innocent lives to be lost. Will he be able to sway the captain's blood-lust and prevent a terrible tragedy?
Sound design by Kathryn Stanley.
Down Memory Stain
When Kasper Kade makes the trip up to his Grandpa's home in northern Vermont, he notices a few things out of place. Nothing really strange, of course, just mostly...stains. Odd spots on the floor he doesn't remember. Stains the color of...Zythian blood?
An Honest Profession
An ancient Djinn offers three wishes, an informational brochure, and a complimentary pen. "Genie in a bottle" sure isn't what it used to be.
A nighttime police call to the old amusement park. Officer Jackson suspects that something might be hiding out there. Turns out to be a puppy, stuck in some old rusty metal...or is that just the bait?
The Blue Zinger
Raven's restaurant is about to be reviewed by a fearsome food critic. Seeking advice, she turns to her Granny - because Grannies always know what to do, right? Of course - as long as you don't ask for a recipe!
Sweet Soul Blues
The off-world blues music scene was never the same after CHAR15Le3 showed up. Now Unit 12 is searching for her...and that only means bad news. Fortunate for her, Maisy and Samantha know her truth, and are watching her back.
The Red Hibiscus Bride
After a tragic accident, a man is haunted by the ghost of his wife. Despite the fears of the housekeepers, she just wants to help him move on with his life. How can he ever understand her true intentions?
Just when Dr Martin and Capt Quinn are about to secure an elusive dream orb, they are attacked by the pirate ship "Cerberus' Nightmare." They must use every scrap of their wits and bravery to escape with their lives - and finish the mission!
Mama Louise's One-Eyed Gumbo
Detective LaFaye thinks the world of Mama Louise's special gumbo - but when a gang of gun-toting minotaurs threatens to destroy her shop, gumbo isn't the only surprise Mama Louise has up her sleeve!
A Spoonful of Spice
Young Cha-Mi tries to help prepare the daily food offering to their house-spirit Gojijia...with disastrous results! Will the infamously grumpy Gojijia curse their family, or worse yet, punish Cha-Mi the way he punished old su-Seok years ago?
Shadow Side Up
Tessa, the waitress at the Full Moon Diner, has seen plenty of strange folks come and go over the years. On this particular early morning, even she doesn't see the dark and dangerous thread that links them all...
"...The legends warned never to wound a dragon, for this would invoke The Dragon’s Spite..." But what if, as I now faced, this wound was not only necessary, but for the beast's own good?
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Charles never suspected that the reason that he'd never seen a fairy is because they didn't want to be seen - until he nearly tripped over Thistle, a fairy who opened his eyes to a world he'd never imagined existed. Or was it those new meds from his therapist?
The Storm Horse
Colton's childhood has been...unusual, to say the least. He is gifted, certainly - but only when he meets the wise and mysterious Mr. Bennett can he begin to understand his true potential.
All Is Bright
Halpin's lonely trip to the nearest neutron star is a survival mission - not just for him, but the entirety of humanity on Earth. Leaving his wife and child behind, he hopes to bring back just an iota of the dying star's energy...if he can survive.
The Perfumers of Qukamar
Shebalik loves the beautiful Merula, a talented perfumer - but she has cursed him to only smell one scent forever. A desperate search to find a cure leads him to rediscover love, right under his nose...
The Mysterious Scent of Cookies
Evelyn arrives home after a long workday to find her empty apartment...unusually aromatic...but in a pleasant way! As she notices more and more things out of the ordinary, she begins to wonder...is she actually alone?
Always The Future
Sandra knows that leaving her home planet means giving up everything she's ever known - but staying will kill the man she loves.
The Recycling Room
Jacob has operated the Anthophilia Inc. recycling machine for many years. Is there a sinister hidden agenda behind the company's operation, or are there side effects from the Recycling Room that Jacob doesn't know about?