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Dec 23, 2022

Reporter Lily Landry has an extraordinary encounter one night after she investigates a bright light in the sky above her apartment.

Genre: Science Fiction


She gulped and tried to tell herself what she always told herself in such situations.

There’s a story here.

A figure approached her and she gulped again.

Come on, Landry. Put on your reporter’s hat. No time to panic. No time to—

The figure reached out to her with one of its eight arms.


What’s the Word (that inspired the story)?
Valorous: having valor—boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle; heroic courage; bravery (source:


Storyfeather-themed merchandise
Warrior woman with an axe shaped like butterfly wings, a luminous woman gazing at the phases of the moon, a majestic sea serpent, and a parrot shaped like a pterosaur, just to name a few.

T-shirts, mugs, stickers, notebooks, baby onesies, and more featuring artwork from the stories.


Story: “The Visitor on the Valorous” 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 ANDREW SITKOV (MuzStation Game Music)*
“Magic Within”
“A&C Percussion Loop #3”
“Unknown Terrain”
“Stars Talk”
“Space Discoveries”
“Another World”
“Secrets of Kingdom”
“Knight Rising”
“Knight Power”
“Percussion Loop #5”
“Dark Side”
“Percussion Loop #12”
“Journey into Fog”
“Lost In The Dark”


Music by ANDREA BARONI (Cyberleaf)*
“March Of The Waking Lights”
“Fugue For One Synthetic Heart (No Percussion)”

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


Music by Andrew Sitkov and Andrea Baroni is licensed from GameDev Market
Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket

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Episode Art Description: Digital drawing. A woman seen from behind, knees up, standing at a section of railing.  Her left hand rests on the railing to the side. Her right arm is held up over her head. Her hair, the bottom of her long coat or robe, and her skirt are all flared back from the force of something above her that’s casting down a bright light. A flower pot with two long-stemmed flowers is set on the floor beside her to her left in the corner where a cross bar meets the railing.