Mar 10, 2023
A woman unwittingly misses the start of daylight savings, falls one hour behind, and is unable to catch up.
Genre: Mystery, Mythology
On her way back to her cubicle, she called to her nearest neighbor. He didn’t answer. She walked over, leaned against his cubicle and called his name again. He kept working.
You too? she wondered. The silent treatment? For being late?
Audrey sighed. It was going to be a long day. She re-turned to her cubicle and reached for the mug on her desk. The handle was freezing. Her hand recoiled instinctively, then reached back. It was also, it seemed, going to be one of those days when every little thing would be hard.
What’s the Word (that inspired the
None. I wrote this when daylight savings was about to start and was frustrated about losing an hour and decided to attempt a “ridiculous and unoriginal” story.
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Story: “Behind the Hour” Copyright © 2019 by Nila L. Patel
Narration, Episode Art, Editing, and Production: Nila L. Patel
“Trip-Hop Lounge Abstract Background” by Digital Emotions (Intro/Outro)
Music by ANDREA BARONI (Cyberleaf)*
“March of the Waking Lights”
“You Were Always In The Right Place”
“Fugue For One Synthetic Heart”
“Slightly Across (No Percussion)”
“Night Time (No Percussion)”
Music by ALBERT FERNANDEZ (Audio Alchemist,
“Exploration Mystery (loop)”
“Exploration Mystical Place (loop 1)”
“Exploration Technologic Place (loop)”
*These tracks were part of a music and sound effects bundles I purchased from Humble Bundle and sourced from GameDev Market.
Music by Andrea Baroni and Albert Fernandez is
licensed from GameDev Market
Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket
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Episode Art Description: Digital drawing. A sphere set on a stand that’s lying on a table top. The sphere bears a pattern that looks like several atomic orbitals intersecting and jagged lines moving from edge to center. The stand bears on its front a colorful version of the intersecting orbitals pattern. The horizontal rectangular image is made square by adding a textured pattern of the sphere design in borders at top and bottom.