What You Wish For single work   short story   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2000 2000
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A frustrated male finds ill-fated solace with a shape-changing succubus. The demon manifests for intercourse in various feminine forms including a disastrous incarnation of the man's ex-girlfriend, whose plump thighs and sagging breasts are apparently not worth reinventing. But his realised fantasy life eventually proves even less desirable than unfortunate reality.


  • The story was first published on the website www.gothic.net in 2000.

  • A recording of "What You Wish For" (narrated by Leann Mabry), can be accessed at Pseudopod: The Sound of Terror. The podcast was uploaded on 12 January 2007.

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First known date: 2000
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    y Pseudopod Shawn Garret (editor), Marietta : Escape Artists, Inc , 2006- Z1806742 2006 website

    Pseudopod is a weekly horror podcast magazine that publishes chilling short stories from some of the genre's best authors in audio format. It was first made public in 2006.

    Although Pseudopod does not publish science fiction and fantasy stories, leaving these to its sister podcasts Escape Pod (science fiction) and PodCastle (fantasy), there are no set rules on content, especially given that these genres often crossover.

    Marietta : Escape Artists, Inc , 2006-
    Note: Podcast: #020 (2007)
Last amended 15 Sep 2011
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