Nothing could harm the indestructible Ximrahet, until the day an enemy discovered his greatest weakness.
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: 42 seconds. Scanned watercolor painting. Foreground right, a figure sits atop a horse, facing left. The figure is seen from head to knees. Most of the top half of the horse is visible. No saddle is visible, but the horse’s head and neck are adorned with armor, a crinet and shaffron. The figure wears a hooded cloak over armor and a skull mask. Or perhaps, the skull is the figure’s actual head. Behind the figure is a steeply descending cliff at the edge of which the shadowy figures of an army stand against a twilight sky. Watermark of the word “storyfeather” lays over the image. Title card over the image displays “Podcast Episode” and “Genre: Mythology” The words fade away, replaced by the story’s title. The title fades. Subtitles appear in time with music and narration at the bottom: “Some years—not every year—fierce winds blow from the north, and the old folk mutter about the ride of the indestructible king. And they cast about their narrow-eyed glances at those who might have summoned such winds, by taking something they shouldn’t have. The tale is not such an old one. Here it is told.” 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.]
Some years—not every year—fierce winds blow from the north, and the old folk mutter about the ride of the indestructible king. And they cast about their narrow-eyed glances at those who might have summoned such winds, by taking something they shouldn’t have.
The tale is not such an old one. Here it is told.
Story: “Ximrahet” Copyright © 2017 by Nila L. Patel
Episode Art: “Ximrahet” Copyright © 2017 by Sanjay Patel
Narration and Editing: Nila L. Patel
Music by Dark Fantasy Studio (Nicholas Jeudy)*
“A last prayer”
“City of magic”
“A new day begins”
“They come from the north”
Music by Andy Ray*
“Medieval Theme #4”
“Army of Death (looped)”
Music by MuzStation Game Music (Andrew Sitkov)*
“Lyric Voices #1”
“Lyric Voices #5”
*These tracks were part of a music and sound effects bundle I purchased from Humble Bundle and sourced from GameDev Market.
Music by Dark Fantasy Studio (Nicholas Jeudy), MuzStation Game Music (Andrew Sitkov), and Andy Ray is licensed from GameDev Market
Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket
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