PodCastle, the fantasy podcast ran an interesting story with a different kind of anthropomorphism.

While it doesn’t have any animals in it, Remembrance is Something Like a House by Will Ludwigsen is a wonderfully inventive idea. In it a long vacant house, haunted by a dark memory of the past, goes in search for the family who used to live within it.

AD 021 – I Guard the Gate   July 19th, 2010

Tonight’s story mixes fantasy themes with Greek and Egyptian mythology. The world goes on while the Sphinx sleeps, but who will have survived to answer her riddle when she awakens?

“I Guard the Gate” by Carmen K. Welsh

Read by Chris Hvidsten of the Outcast novel podcast

Music cues by Infinity Squared

Download or listen to the episode here.