21 episodes

Short stories for your ears! Sci-fi, Fantasy, Mystery and more, from our "Everlasting Stories" authors to your headphones. Speculative short fiction lovingly narrated in smooth tones by our Content Editor Michael Strand. Every episode, a new short story. Every listen, a new adventure. Uncover our entire science fiction & genre fiction story archive, early podcast access, and other literary goodies @ Patreon.com/SicSemperSerpent

Everlasting Stories Podcast Sic Semper Serpent

    • Science Fiction
    • 4.7, 13 Ratings

Short stories for your ears! Sci-fi, Fantasy, Mystery and more, from our "Everlasting Stories" authors to your headphones. Speculative short fiction lovingly narrated in smooth tones by our Content Editor Michael Strand. Every episode, a new short story. Every listen, a new adventure. Uncover our entire science fiction & genre fiction story archive, early podcast access, and other literary goodies @ Patreon.com/SicSemperSerpent

    I Can't Breathe

    I Can't Breathe

    THIS IS NOT A STORY. THIS IS AN EMERGENCY. We are alarmed about our hometown of Minneapolis, MN. One week ago, police murdered George Floyd in the streets of our neighborhood. But this issue runs deeper than racist, homicidal cops. The time for complacency is over. It's not enough to be satisfied with the state of things, especially when those things are built on centuries of slavery and genocide. This message is a plea from the Editors of Sic Semper Serpent. We (*ahem, white people especially*) must take more action immediately.

    CONTENT TRIGGER WARNING: This episode begins with a brief description of George Floyd's murder, skip to 1:16 to avoid it.

    HOST & MASTERING: Michael Strand.   PUBLISHER: Sic Semper Serpent Books.

    • 14 min
    Detective Luke Miller at the End of Existence, Pt. 1

    Detective Luke Miller at the End of Existence, Pt. 1

    How did the world come to this? A terrifying Hel-dragon has become humanity's apocalypse and ancient creatures fight to save Earth from darkness. A sleuth must fulfill his role as a mythical man of destiny. Between the action and the monsters, you might forget you're hearing a pulpy P.I. mystery steeped in Nordic history. This explosive dragon battle elevates to scales you've never experienced. Luckily, Luke Miller has that foolhardy combination of bravado and luck required to save us all from fire-breathing doom.



    Available now and forever here on the Everlasting Stories Podcast, Luke and his legion of gods and bigfeet take to battle in "Detective Luke Miller at the End of Existence, Pt. 1"   AUTHOR: D. Zane Davis.   MUSIC: "Time Flux" by Revolution Void.   MASTERING: Michael Strand.   NARRATOR: Michael Strand.   PUBLISHER: T. Martin Crouse of Sic Semper Serpent Books.

    • 47 min
    Christmas with the Others

    Christmas with the Others

    SPECIAL SCI-FI HOLIDAY EPISODE! Tune in to this cozy story, complete with Christmas cheer, family drama, and campy alien kitsch. And plenty of '90s nostalgia to go around:

    Christmas on a rural Minnesota farm, a remote parcel of land with a deep connection to THE OUTSIDE. The family's all together for the first time in years. Grandpa and Grandma keep the connection alive. Mom and Dad don't believe. Little Hazel yearns to make contact, and her Christmas wish comes true...

    Christmas with the Others by Sic Semper Serpent Content Editor Michael Strand features an alien encounter that alters Hazel's idea of Christmas, and the fate of humanity, forever. Available only on the Everlasting Stories Podcast.   AUTHOR: Michael Strand.   MUSIC: "Silent Night," "Schendryk," and "O Come All Ye Faithful" by Mystery Mammal and "Let it Snow" by Mindseye.   MASTERING: Michael Strand.  NARRATOR: Michael Strand.  PUBLISHER: T. Martin Crouse.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Detective Luke Miller & the Demonic Dragon

    Detective Luke Miller & the Demonic Dragon

    Dig too deep, and there's no telling what you'll uncover. Enter, the dragon at the end of the world. Detective Luke Miller and goddess Freyja are there to stop the calamity before it incinerates humanity. Strange how a dragon can bring Luke and Freyja together, even as it's tearing the world apart. They've got a desperate plan that will test the boundaries of Freyja's mortal form and Luke's limitless luck. It involves their new Bigfeet buddies, an armorer to the gods, and a lot of fire. Now our pulpy P.I. hero is poised to... save the world? God help us all.



    Available now and forever here on the Everlasting Stories Podcast, Luke and his legendary buddies gear up for disaster in "Detective Luke Miller & the Demonic Dragon"   AUTHOR: D. Zane Davis.   MUSIC: "Acid Jazz" by Kevin MacLeod.   MASTERING: Michael Strand.   NARRATOR: Michael Strand.   PUBLISHER: T. Martin Crouse of Sic Semper Serpent Books.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Halloween at Crystal Lake

    Halloween at Crystal Lake

    SPECIAL HALLOWEEN EPISODE! We break from your regularly-scheduled season of Detective Luke Miller episodes for a spooky story sure to scare your socks off: 

    As a group of college seniors head to the wilderness for a final Halloween together, they don't expect to rip open the fabric of space-time. Don't be tricked by this story masquerading as another "cabin in the woods" tale. You're in for a treat of the trippy, trans-dimensional, terrifying type. Journey inward for an adventure that quickly goes from a "walk in the woods" to a "walk in another realm." Experience true terror—the terror that lies within...



    Halloween at Crystal Lake by Sic Semper Serpent Content Editor Michael Strand isn't your typical scary story, available now and forever on the Everlasting Stories Podcast. WARNING: This story depicts the use of illicit substances and strong language, it's not for kids.   AUTHOR: Michael Strand.   MUSIC: "Telluric Undercurrent," "The Narrative Changes," and "Scattered Knowledge" all by Revolution Void.   MASTERING: Michael Strand.  NARRATOR: Michael Strand.   PUBLISHER: T. Martin Crouse of Sic Semper Serpent Books.

    • 55 min
    Detective Luke Miller & the Belligerent Bigfoot

    Detective Luke Miller & the Belligerent Bigfoot

    There's trouble afoot. Big-a-foot. Luke Miller's up to more supernatural hi-jinx. How this cheap sleuth became the mortal escort to the goddess Freyja is anyone's guess. Yet there he is, somewhere in the North Woods of Minnesota, escorting the ancient beauty to a remote cabin in the wilderness. It's not what you think. Well, Luke might have ulterior motives, but Freyja isn't that kinda gal. When the Bigfoots (Bigfeet?) arrive, the action really kicks into high gear. Sasquatch, yeti, whatever you call them, they've got some news for Luke...



    Available now and forever right here on the Everlasting Stories Podcast, this relaxing getaway quickly becomes a prelude to apocalypse when nature's most trusted avatars speak up in "Detective Luke Miller & the Belligerent Bigfoot"   AUTHOR: D. Zane Davis.   MUSIC: "Number 0" by Jesse Spillane.   MASTERING: Michael Strand.   NARRATOR: Michael Strand.   PUBLISHER: T. Martin Crouse of Sic Semper Serpent Books.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Jailbuddy ,

Small publisher, big sound

This publishing company specializes in fresh authors who want to grab your attention with pulp fiction plot twists. Result: Stories you just HAVE to follow!

ElviraBuffyPinkRanger ,

Sultry baritone narrator

Michael’s vocals are sultry and puts you in a relaxed state of mind. Stories are original and entertaining, the fact that they’re all Minnesota authors is a plus!! I could listen to this podcast all day!!

811brynncess ,

Quality entertainment!

The narrator has such a soothing voice, and the stories themselves pull you in. A truly prime podcast for car rides!

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