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TRATWD 087 – A Wizard Family Solstice, Part 1

Posted by on 28 Jan 2017 | Tagged as: Artax, Christmas, Tunstall

Jon Tunstall, apprentice to the wizard Artax, has seen his fair share of strange customers over the years. But nothing prepared him for the arrival of a beautiful redhead from his master’s past…

This story contains spoilers for:

Make Believe, Part 1 and Part 2

Things Unseen

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MCP SE23 – A Lightbringer Carol, Staves IV & V

Posted by on 22 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Christmas, Fantasy, Janus, Merai

An ominous Phantom confronts Janus with an image of his future.

Written, performed and edited by Chris Lester

Music by ERH, David Beard, Dennis Janglov, and Digital Juice

MCP SE22 – A Lightbringer Carol, Stave III: The Ghost of Solstice Present

Posted by on 13 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Callie, Christmas, Fantasy, Janus

Still imprisoned by mystical forces unknown, Janus attempts to escape from his apartment … and encounters an unexpected ally.

Writen, read and edited by Chris Lester

Music by Digital Juice

MCP SE20 – A Lightbringer Carol, Stave II: The Ghost of Solstice Past

Posted by on 23 Dec 2010 | Tagged as: Christmas, Fantasy, Janus, Merai

Janus’s haunting continues with a visit from a former priestess of the Lothanasi Order.

Written, read and edited by Chris Lester

Music by David Beard and Digital Juice

MCP SE19 – A Lightbringer Carol, Stave I: Father’s Ghost

Posted by on 21 Dec 2010 | Tagged as: Christmas, Fantasy, Janus

On the night of the Winter Solstice, Janus Starson is haunted by the spirit of his father. Stave 1 of a 5-stave carol, in prose.

With affection and gratitude to Charles Dickens, whose classic Christmas ghost story has happily haunted my dreams for years.

Written and read by Chris Lester

Edited by Bill Bowman

Music by David Beard and Digital Juice

MCP 031 – MAKING THE CUT: Chapter 21, Part 2 of 2

Posted by on 12 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: Braddock, Christmas, Daniel, Danni, Feedback, Miriam, Sasha

Part 1:Sasha begins Danni’s anti-brainwashing treatment, while Miriam faces the consequences of crossing Victor.

Part 2: It’s the second annual Mega Holiday Feedback Special! Chris takes advantage of a short story segment to clear out the voicemail queue.

The Cast:

Danni Sharabi – Sara Lloyd
Sasha King – Dani Cutler
Miriam Bakhtavar – Martha Puskas
Braddock – Marc Bailey

MCP 008 – Holiday Special and MAKING THE CUT: Prologue

Posted by on 29 Dec 2007 | Tagged as: Abbey, Christmas, Fantasy, Feedback, Just For Fun, Science Fiction

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MCP SE02 – A Lightbringer’s Christmas Tale

Posted by on 22 Dec 2007 | Tagged as: Christmas, Janus, Just For Fun

Lothanasi field commander Janus Starson has a faery problem. A certain Sidhe Lord invades his city every year on the night of the Winter Solstice — a certain fat, jolly Sidhe Lord with a penchant for invading people’s houses.

Janus isn’t about to stand for that sort of thing.


A bit of Christmas fluff from Chris Lester. Music is “Carol of the Bells” by David Beard and is used with permission.