Makeshift Stories is an independently produced sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative fiction podcast for all ages. Twice a month, escape the ordinary and join us on a journey through space, time, possible futures, alternative pasts and the unexplainable.
A billionaire wants to live until the technological singularity appears so that he can upload his consciousness to it. He plans to extend his life by using the blood of a young boy to repair his body and reverse the ageing process.
The 5th World - Chapter 3
While working in the fields, Ex Caelo and Opertarius are caught in a freak storm. The deluge causes a flood that traps them as they run for safety. Meanwhile, the energy of the lightning begins to awaken Ship.
The 5th World - Chapter 2
The visitor to the 5th World recovers from the crash landing and is indentured to the landowner who discovered them and gives them the name Ex Caelo. While working with another indentured labourer at the crash site, Ex Caelo finds Ship's container, only to have it taken away.
Avery is hired to Eternity's new immersive social media platform. When she confronts the company about her concerns, she discovers they have infected her with a new technology that manipulates her perception of reality.
Dispatches From the 5th World – Chapter 1
An entity sent to the 5th planet of a small star system to investigate a newly discovered civilization finds a world in distress. Upon crashing on its surface, they realize they may be powerless to help, and there is no way to leave.
The Great Moon Hoax
The great moon hoax was perpetrated 65 years earlier according to an anonymous letter written in 1899 to distract attention from a prominent event in the sky they did not want the world to see.
Love every moment!
Very well put together podcast. I have extremely enjoyed listening to these great short stories over the past few years! Thank you for sharing them with us!
This is a great podcast! I wish there were more like it.
Too many ...blbbblll bbbblbbblbblbb “signal salad tossings” for this audiophile, but good try.
Audio is garbled badly every 10 sec or so ... making stories unintelligable ...