Radiation Hazard: Publisher's Pack | Podium Audio

The Stasis Stories

Radiation Hazard: Publisher’s Pack

Books 3-4

By: Laurence Dahners

Performed by: Andre Blake

Realeased: February 23, 2021

Language: English

Format: Publisher's Pack, Single Narration

Duration: 16 hr, 39 min

Contains books three and four of The Stasis Stories.

Radiation Hazard, book three

Kaem and company are commercially developing “stade”, a piece of space-time that’s in stasis. Its phenomenal properties allow it to reflect all radiation, so when a nearby nuclear reactor undergoes a meltdown, the first thought is that stade might be used to limit the radioactivity from the accident. It soon becomes obvious that it’s the perfect material for dealing with radioactive waste, and interest piques to use it to remediate a toxic chemical dump.

Meanwhile, it’s still being used to build rocket engines…and plans are in the mix for a space elevator!

Halting the Reaper, book four

Kaem has been treated with gene therapy for the anemias that have made him so weak. In combination with his extraordinary memory, his newfound physical fitness is letting him perform at a high level in a karate class.

Meanwhile, the company that he, Arya Vaii, and Gunnar Schmidt founded to commercially develop his time-stopping discovery is starting to make money. Currently, their profits come from the use of the phenomenal physical properties of a time-stopped segment of space-time to build rockets. But now, people are clamoring to use Kaem’s invention to stop time for those who are dying; not just people waiting for a cure, but also hospital patients in critical condition.

Oh, and they’re still working on their plans for a space elevator….

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Author:

Laurence Dahners

Laury Dahners lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and enjoys writing science fiction, composing/recording music and painting. His stories have a positive outlook on scientific progress, looking on it as something that makes the world better rather than resulting in various dystopias. Generally, they start with a "what if" question, for instance in the case of the Stasis Stories, what if someone invented a way to pause time within a given volume of space-time. Sure, this kind of stasis would let you travel forward in time, sure, but a lot of other interesting things would change as well.

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