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Comments on: PodCastle Miniature 004: Hippocampus

The Fantasy Fiction Podcast

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By: The Fix | From the Podosphere: May 2008

Fri, 17 Oct 2008 17:41:39 +0000

[...] concise at under four minutes, “Hippocampus” by M. K. Hobson (read by Stephen Eley) is another miniature, concerning a couple strolling [...]

By: scatterbrain

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 21:05:59 +0000

Listening again and I've changed my mind: It is as it is and I think I like it.

By: Spork

Tue, 10 Jun 2008 22:19:54 +0000

Call it cute, short, opaque, even. A story without and ending is still just that.

By: Dave

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 00:46:48 +0000

Huh. Cute little flash bit, I guess. Flash fiction tends to be a bit opaque, it's difficult to convey a believable world and interesting characters in such a brief format, so a little leniency is ok. It wasn't fantastic or anything. Just cute.

By: LittleLotus

Thu, 05 Jun 2008 17:31:39 +0000

My first impression of this story was of "what is this?". But upon futher pondering I found it interesting. It took a while to understand exactly where the author is going with the story; its not to attach yourself to the characters but to the idea that the short term memory is found elsewhere and easily distroyed. Although the story is short and upon first listening very confusing, giving it a second chance made it all the better.

By: scatterbrain

Thu, 29 May 2008 19:48:14 +0000

Seems uncomplete...and this won an award?

By: treed

Wed, 28 May 2008 03:32:06 +0000

i was wondering where this story was heading, then it ended. CHOMP! LAUGHED and left me with a smile for the day. thought it had a terrific ending. caught me off guard with that wonderful twist.

By: barblane

Sun, 25 May 2008 02:20:46 +0000

I turned it off half way through and thought NO try again I did survived till the end. still didn't grab me

By: barblane

Sun, 25 May 2008 02:18:32 +0000

Hippocampus didn't grab me at all.