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    • I'm curious what do you fine people listen to, in terms of Science Fiction. I've recently finished Ars Paradoxica. It starts as a relatively simple story - wacky science, scientist vs military, temporal paradoxes 101. By episode five, it turns rather dark, only to spin a tasty tale of temporal Cold War, touching on both scientific and human aspects of time travel. Plus, it has really nice character development - it was a delight to see those characters change and evolve with the time.

      Another recommendation would be SAYER. A bit of a one-man show, SAYER is a tale of a remote base on Earth's artificial satellite, where science is being advanced recklessly, for the betterment of all of humanity. Or at least, selected parts of it. Part Aperture Science, part Paradyzja, SAYER is damn good SF horror, that starts with a simple scare-of-the-day plot, and spuns up a convincing tale of human/AI relations. And bees.

      Your turn - any science fiction podcasts you listen to?

    • I'll admit that 99% of my subscribed podcasts are non-fiction or discussion type of content, but as a habitual science fiction reader, this post peeked my interest and I'll have to go check out Ars Paradoxica. I do like a good plot line that factors in choices and consequences. Thank you!

    • I think you'll enjoy Ars then, there are very pronounced consequences of characters actions. And resulting personal growth. Just a bit of warning, things might be slow a bit; for me it really clicked at episode 5. Bit like Westworld which spent half of the first season establishing ground rules and summarising possible moral dilemmas for people who haven't read enough Phillip K. Dick before :D

    • Actually, I hardly listen to much audio at all. Its all either video or book. That said, I have occasionally listened to a few BBC radio dramas (their Doctor Who episodes are very good) and enjoyed them. Audio podcasts are something I really should spend more time getting into, so thanks for the referral to Ars Paradoxica and SAYER. I will give one a try over the weekend.

    • I know the difference between the SF genre and the Fantasy genre, but some people like both. In 1981 BBC 4 produced a dramatization of LOTR. If you like LOTR, it's an interesting listen. Although, it is abridged, it is more indepth than the movie trilogy.