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Feb 19, 2021

Perhaps centuries from now, medicine will be able to restore what was lost from injuries such as his. But now, I must turn to practices arcane.

Clara sighed as she watched the ink dry. She sat in the dim basement of the home she shared with her husband, who was working in his office upstairs. It was a chilly autumn day. Yet the basement was temperate. She dipped her quill into the well and continued.


With arcane knowledge, a woman builds and tests a device that she hopes will heal her husband’s maimed legs.

Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Tags: basement, Clara, cricket, displacement, frog, Henry, mirror


Story: “The Mirror of Displacement” Copyright © 2016 by Nila L. Patel
Episode Art: “Displacement” Copyright © 2016 by Sanjay Patel
Narration and Editing:  Nila L. Patel


Trip-Hop Lounge Abstract Background” by Digital Emotions (Intro/Outro)

Music by Komiku
“Dreaming of you”
“When you hear the prayer (McGuffin theme)”

Music by Lee Rosevere
“Under Suspicion”
“It’s A Mystery”
“Waves of Sleep”

Music by Unnamed Artist(s)*
“Medieval Track #1 (looped)”


*These tracks were part of a music and sound effects bundle I purchased from Humble Bundle and sourced from GameDev Market.


Music by Lee Rosevere is licensed under CC BY 4.0
Music by Komiku is licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal License
Music by the unnamed artists is licensed from GameDev Market


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