PseudoPod 464: Fear

Show Notes

“Who we are as a child defines who we will become as an adult, and never so much so as when we are afraid.”


by Sandra M. Odell

“I hear something downstairs. Denny, you go down the basement and check the door. Make sure it’s locked tight.”

Dennell Baker clutched the doorframe beneath the latch until he could feel his pulse in his fingertips. “Sorry. What?”

The realtor in her sensible blue pantsuit and blued hair, what his mother used to call “old white lady church hair”, paused. “I wondered if we could go downstairs and –”

That’s what he’d thought she’d said. “No.”

About the Author

Sandra M. Odell

Sandra Odell is a disabled, queer, NB writer living in Washington state with their family. Their work has appeared in such venues as Daily science Fiction, Crossed Genres, Galaxy’s Edge, and three of the four Escape Artist podcasts. Their short story collection, GODFALL & OTHER STORIES, was released by Hydra House Books in 2018. You can help support their writing and advocacy by becoming a patron at

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About the Narrator

Patrick Bazile

Patrick is an American Actor/Voice Over Talent and a fresh sound in the voice over industry. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Patrick has voiced everything from PSA’s to major product brands. With a deep, commanding voice often referred to as “The Voice of God”, Patrick demands attention.?

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