Six Fools and the Dragons

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A scoundrel gathers allies to face the impossible task of undoing the enchantment that has befallen his wife, all because she sought to pay his debts..

On this page, you’ll find the podcast episode trailer and the full episode.
And of course, a link to the source, the short story.


[Video description: 25 seconds. Scanned watercolor painting. Six figures are running away from a dragon who is breathing fire behind them.  From left to right, the figures are a cat whose face bears flaming fur, a man with long hair and a mustache, an armored knight bearing a sword and shield, a muscular man wearing scant and primitive clothes, an archer with a long cap, and a bearded wizard with a staff. All are facing the viewer. At either side of them, columns are toppling. Watermark of the word “storyfeather” lays over the image. Title card over the image displays “Podcast Episode” and “Genre: Fantasy” The words fade away, replaced by the story’s title. The title fades. Subtitles appear in time with music and narration at the bottom: “Stealing treasure guarded by a dragon was impossible. Impossible for the greatest wizard, the mightiest knight, the strongest of men, the most cunning of creatures. Impossible for one, alone. But together…” Text box appears over image displaying the words, “Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher, and so on. Or listen on my Podcast page at storyfeather.com.” Website URL appears at bottom center throughout and fades as the text box appears.]

Six Fools and the Dragon Storyfeather


EXCERPT:
Six fools ran from the dragon’s fire, but only one of them was her husband.

There was the wizard in blue robes with a green-jeweled magic staff. There was the armored knight who bore a shield that guarded against flame. There was the jungle barbarian and the mystical fire-cat. There was the sprightly archer. And then there was the mustachioed scoundrel, who had assembled them all. His beloved wife had been lost to an enchantment, an enchantment that was impossible to break. Impossible, that is, for a single man, even if he were a devoted spouse.

CREDITS

Story: “Six Fools and the Dragon” Copyright © 2017 by Nila L. Patel
Episode Art: “Six Fools and the Dragon” Copyright © 2017 by Sanjay Patel
Narration and Editing:  Nila L. Patel

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

Music by TRG Banks
“Packed lunch”
“The silver bus”

Music by Albert Fernandez (Audio Alchemist, Potion Studio)*
“Locations_Happy Village (loop)”
“Exploration_Cave (loop)”
“Exploration_Mystical Place (loop 1)”
“Exploration_Forest Of Magic”
“Humorous_Exploration (loop)”

Music by Andy Ray*
“A Long Journey”
“Combat #1”
“Peace in My World (final theme)”

Music by Dark Fantasy Studio (Nicholas Jeudy)*
“Home (seamless)”
“Emblem (seamless)”
“Shadow forest (seamless)”

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

Music by Albert Fernandez, Nicholas Jeudy, and Andy Ray is licensed from GameDev Market
Music by TRG Banks is licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal License
Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket

Find more music by Digital_Emotions at audiojungle.net
Find more music by Albert Fernandez, Nicholas Jeudy, and Andy Ray at gamedevmarket.net
Find more music by TRG Banks at freemusicarchive.org and bandcamp.com
Find more stories by Nila at storyfeather.com


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FROM SEASON 4 (AKA YEAR 4)
THIS SEASON’S THEME IS CREATURES

Portal Button. Elongated rectangle with rings of colored light emanating from the center. Text appears over the rings, reading "Storyfeather Year 4" and below it in larger font, "Creatures."

Genre: Fantasy
Tags: ARCHERBARBARIANBLACKSMITHDRAGONFIRE-CATKNIGHTMONEYMONGERRUINSSCOUNDRELWIZARD


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