Tales from the Archives III: Eight


The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences has many forgotten stories in its Archives. Stories of madcap adventures in all corners of the Empire, dark doings in hidden places, and mysterious devices and artifacts that the everyday citizen should never become aware of for fear it would quite undo their minds.

In this episode:

What the Turtles Saw

Written by Jared Axelrod

Narrated by Jarrod Axelrod and Tee Morris

When Wellington is made supervisor of the Ministry’s R&D department, he has to deal with Professor Axelrod, and all his dangerous and doolally experiments. He just never knew it would involve…turtles…

About the Author

Jared AxelrodJared Axelrod is an author, an illustrator, a puppeteer, a graphic designer, a sculptor, a costume designer, a podcaster and quite a few other things that he’s lost track of but will no doubt remember when the situation calls for it. He is the author of The Battle of Blood & Ink, a steampunk graphic novel published by Tor, as well as the writer, producer and main voice talent of the companion podcast Fables of the Flying City. Both of these works led to Jared’s nomination for the 2013 Philly Geek Awards for Comic Creator of the Year. He is writer and producer of the science-fiction podcasts The Voice Of Free Planet X and Aliens You Will Meet, a founding member of the groundbreaking daily flash-fiction website 365 Tomorrows, and his works has been published on the website I Should Be Writing, as well as the anthologies Have Blaster Will Travel, Gimmie Shelter, Podthology: The Pod Complex, and The Sovereign Era: Year One.

He currently resides in Philadelphia with his immensely talented wife. He is not domestic, he is a luxury, and in that sense, necessary. You can find out more about him at jaredaxelrod.com

Theme music for the Ministry composed and created by Alex White.

Order Dawn’s Early Light: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel from Amazon.com or your favourite bookstore, as well as Ministry Protocol: Thrilling Tales of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel, and Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel.

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