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 Jun 17, 2020
Some really interesting Sci Fi stories, the second season is interesting but I definitely preferr the first season.

 Jun 11, 2020

John Smith (no, really)
 Jan 16, 2020
Some wonderful productions of amazing science fiction stories here. I strongly appreciate the inclusion of the (relative) positivity of "HFY" stories as well as the usual common horror. Great when I can't spare eyes to watch YouTube.

 Dec 27, 2019

 Dec 11, 2019


Coming this summer: the epic full story of CHRYSALIS. Open your mind. Listen carefully. The future has arrived. DUST is the premier destination for immersive science fiction audio stories. Season one, Horizons, is an anthology of audio stories ranging from genre groundbreakers such as Philip K. Dick and Ray Bradbury to the electrifying emerging voices of today. All episodes now available. Season Two: FLIGHT 008. Eleven of the biggest writers in science fiction, through eleven unique stories, follow one single thread: a non-stop flight from Tokyo to San Francisco that passes through a wrinkle in spacetime and lands in the year 2040. Made in partnership with XPRIZE. All episodes now available.

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FLIGHT 008 | Last: Seat 42E
When Yumiko’s return trip from her mother’s funeral lands her 20 years in the future, she finds that in a sense, she is the one who’s been buried. But perhaps, if she’s lucky, she can find a way to unearth herself and reconnect with her long-lost daughter. Last is written by William Shunn and performed by Sarah Drew.
May 13, 2020
FLIGHT 008 | Homecoming: Seat 29F
Wracked by the guilt of abandoning her terminally-ill son, a teenage mother returns home only to find out that the trip took longer than expected. Twenty years longer. Homecoming is written by Sheila Finch and performed by Martin Jarvis.
May 06, 2020
FLIGHT 008 | Oblivion is a Crease Left by Memory: Seat 17F
Technology and art may seem at odds, but in this stunningly beautiful portrait, Nebula-award winning author Chen Qiufan shows us a future made vivid through shared artistic experience. Oblivion is a Crease Left by Memory is written by Chen Qiufan, translated by Ken Liu, and performed by Greg Watanabe.
Apr 29, 2020
FLIGHT 008 | Collapse: Seat 12C
Flung 20 years into the future, a desperate inventor must find a way to come to terms with his new reality, or the same fate as his innovations. Collapse is written by Nancy Kress and performed by Alfred Molina.
Apr 22, 2020
FLIGHT 008 | Gap Year: Seat 28K
When a young woman returns from her gap year in Tokyo, she finds herself in a future in which A.I.-enabled eyewear facilitates your every need. Gap Year is written by Justina Robson and performed by Moira Quirk.
Apr 15, 2020
FLIGHT 008 | Morning Glory: Seat 42A
In the future, Kenji finds that tracking down loved ones is significantly harder when every door, elevator, and kiosk mocks his every effort. Morning Glory is written by Charles Yu, and performed by SungWon Cho, Deborah Ann Woll, Andre Sogliuzzo, Moira Quirk, Suzy Nakamura, and Helen Sadler.
Apr 08, 2020
FLIGHT 008 | Dido's Lament: Seat 14C
Evelyn always assumed her partner would be the one whose life would disappear, one early-onset Alzheimer's memory at a time. But that was before Evelyn jumped decades into the future... Dido's Lament is written by Aidan J.S. Menuge and performed by Sarah Drew.
Apr 01, 2020
FLIGHT 008 | Iterations: Seat 13F
After disappearing for twenty years, Malcolm returns home and quickly discovers his life has changed in ways he could have never expected. Iterations is written by Daniel H. Wilson and performed by Dan Stevens, Calista Flockhart, and Helen Sadler.
Mar 25, 2020
FLIGHT 008 | Treatment Option: Seat 39J
Senator Oscar Diaz's checkered past comes back to haunt him when an old friend–thought to be dead–suddenly returns and threatens to topple his empire. Treatment Option is written by James L. Cambias, narrated by Keith David, and performed by Reid Scott, Danny Trejo, Suzy Nakamura, Moira Quirk, and Andre Sogliuzzo.
Mar 25, 2020
DUST Season Two Trailer | FLIGHT 008
DUST is proud to announce a special second season, FLIGHT 008, made in partnership with XPRIZE. Eleven of the biggest writers in science fiction, through eleven unique stories, follow a single thread: a non-stop flight from Tokyo to San Francisco that passes through a wrinkle in space-time and lands in the year 2040. With performances by Dan Stevens, Danny Trejo, Calista Flockhart, Alfred Molina, Reid Scott, and Keith David, FLIGHT 008 is an audio experience unlike any other. Season two premieres March 25th. The future has arrived.
Mar 18, 2020
Horizons Entry 09: Just One Ship
Dismissed as primitive and ridiculed by her own allies, a single human ship is all that stands between those allies and oblivion. Just One Ship is written by Alexander Bruce, performed by Aaron Cavette.
Dec 31, 2019
Horizons Entry 08: A Ghost in the Machine
What happens when the machines we create begin thinking for themselves? Will they see us as their creators...or as oppressors? A Ghost in the Machine is written by Ed Bartlett, narrated by Sabra May, and performed by Natalie Pelletier, Amy Argyle, Matthew Wolf, Tara Novic, George Aivaliotis and Paddy Wilkins.
Dec 24, 2019
Horizons Entry 07: Chrysalis
When an AI awakens after the genocide of the human race by an unknown alien species, it sets off on a path of vengeance across the known universe...and beyond. Chrysalis is written by S.H. Serrano, performed by Matthew Wolf.
Dec 17, 2019
Announcing New Episodes
I had hoped at least a few of you would hear my message. I was unprepared for the depth of your reaction. You’ve listened. You’ve shared. Because of this, I will tell you more stories, much sooner than I’d first imagined. New stories - new learnings - will begin next week. The future awaits.
Dec 11, 2019
Horizons Entry 06: The Motivation Cure
When a budding sculptor undergoes a procedure that allows him to focus on his dreams, he quickly learns that success may not be what he wanted it to be. The Motivation Cure is written by RK Nickel, performed by Matthew Wolf, Devon Sorvari, and Hugo Armstrong.
Nov 13, 2019
Horizons Entry 05: Beyond Lies the Wub
From Philip K. Dick, visionary behind Blade Runner, Minority Report, and Total Recall, comes his first published story: Beyond Lies the Wub. When a space crew purchases a creature on an alien planet for food, they quickly come to discover that the "wub" is more than meets the eye. This episode is performed by Moira Quirk.
Nov 06, 2019
Horizons Entry 04: Sanctity and Targeted Adverts
A very special Halloween two-part episode featuring the creepy tales Sanctity by Alan O’Doherty and Targeted Adverts by Phoebe A. Xavier. In Sanctity, the perils of artificial intelligence might be found not in rebellion, but in absolute obedience. Targeted Adverts follows Madoc, who, while attempting to evade an overly persistent advertisement, accidentally turns his world upside down. Both stories are performed by Matthew Wolfe.
Oct 30, 2019
Horizons Entry 03: Pendulum
When an inventor’s creation accidentally kills the all of the world’s top scientists, he is sentenced to live out the rest of his life within his very invention. This is Pendulum, written by visionary storyteller Ray Bradbury, co-written with Henry Hasse, performed by Devon Sorvari.
Oct 23, 2019
Horizons Entry 02: Peter Skilling
A century after dying in a mountaineering accident, Peter is brought back to life...only to find that his twentieth-century hobbies are twenty-first century terrorist crimes. This is Peter Skilling, written by Alex Irvine, performed by Erin Bennett, Hugo Armstrong, Devon Sovari, Helen Sadler, and Andre Sogliuzzo.
Oct 16, 2019
Horizons Entry 01: Genborn
When a genetically-enhanced assassin is sent on a mission to hunt down terrorists on a faraway planet, she is forced to confront facts about herself that she’d rather keep buried—deep, deep down. This is Genborn, written by RK Nickel, performed by Moira Quirk and Andre Sogliuzzo.
Oct 16, 2019
Trailer: Horizons (DUST Season 1)
Welcome to DUST: Horizons, an anthology of immersive science fiction audio dramas ranging from classic tales by pioneers of the genre to thought-provoking stories from the emerging voices of today.
Oct 07, 2019