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Apr 15, 2022

One monkey’s mischief alters the course of four other animals’ lives.

Genre: Fable


Long ago, when the world was young, and in some ways smaller than it is today, and in other ways, greater than it is today, there happened a moment of mischief.


Story: “The Serpent Who Sang Like a Bird” Copyright © 2018 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 Lee Rosevere
“Early Morning Song (Finch Duet)”
“Under Suspicion”
“Puzzle Pieces”
“Heat Haze”
“The Secret to Growing Up”


Music by TRG Banks
“The silver bus”


Music by Lee Rosevere is licensed under CC BY 4.0
Music by TRG Banks is licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal License


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Episode Art Description: Digital drawing. Three animals sitting on branches amid vines. At left a colorful snake is coiled over a thick branch. To the right, a monkey.  And between and just above the two, a bird is perched on a thinner branch. The monkey, the bird, and the branches are all colored gray. The vines are green.

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