Episode 14

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17th Feb 2020

Gods, Guns and Serpent Tongues—Part Two

At the fountain of Hebe, four beasts sit around the sapphire obelisk of fresh streaming water—a baboon, a falcon, a jackal and an old man with the body of a cow. They await the young woman who is about to give birth to a child, but what do they want? And why? 

Find out in the second part of our story, Gods, Guns and Serpent Tongues.

This story was originally published in Guns and Romances anthology, you can find on amazon here.

Music: The Children of MH17 by Sascha Ende

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Dark Softly Tales
Dark Stories for Dark Hearts
Dark Softly Tales is a weekly podcast of horror, suspense and dark fantasy stories written, produced and narrated by Mav Skye. The podcast will host dark fiction by guest authors and occasional interviews. Eventually, we will add additional weekly episode of true tales of the supernatural and fantastic.
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Mav Skye

Mav Skye is the narrator, host and producer of Dark Softly Tales podcast. She is the author of over twenty books, a hundred published short stories, and a single audio book. When Mav isn’t plotting world takeover, she’s snuggling with her sugar glider, Spooky, and trying to explain cannibalism to her (wanna be) house duck, Rainy Day, and why it isn’t proper to hunt birds with the cats. She is part of the Braving Shame movement and believes beauty lies in our imperfections.