Pseudopod 222: Terrible Lizard King

Terrible Lizard King

by Nathaniel Lee

That night, Patrick’s dreams were troubled, full of rumbling sounds like drums or distant guns. Patrick woke up several times in the darkness and lay frozen beneath his blanket, unwilling to peep out because he knew what would be at the window.

He could hear it breathing.


About the Author

Nathaniel Lee

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Nathaniel Lee (aka Nathan Lee) puts words in various orders and intermittently receives money in return. His fiction can be found in dozens of venues online and off. A full bibliography can be found at his writing blog,

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About the Narrator

Steve Anderson 

Steve Anderson has lost track of just how many stories he’s narrated for Escape Pod, PodCastle, and PseudoPod (which includes a Parsec Award-winning story for PseudoPod). When he’s not behind the microphone, he produces animated explainer videos at, and he performs original live storytelling programs at

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