Got a problem? Just pick up the phone. It solved them all—and all the same way! This week is a story from the legendary Kurt Vonnegut Jr, author of Slaughterhouse – Five.
Originally published in January 1962 in “Worlds of If”.
Kurt Vonnegut is one of the biggest names in classic sci-fi storytelling, especially stories with a darkly satirical flavor, and this story is one that really makes you think.
When a man is faced with an impossible decision, choosing which of his children gets to live, is it really worth immortality?
Read by David Szweduik
Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your narrator and host.
Listen anytime on the Official Website of Faded Words, or in the podcast player of your choice by searching for “Faded Words | Adventures in Creativity”!
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Anoitecer (Nightfall) by Guifrog
Additional Music by Marco Trovatello
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