The People Were Happy

A long time ago, poverty, floods, droughts, famines and war blighted a pale-blue planet. But the people endured the hardships and were happy. They believed life in the Here and Now and Ever After was predetermined and fixed like the stars in the sky. And the people found solace and solidarity in their faith.

The People Were Happy is a short story from the Tall And True writers' website, written and narrated by Robert Fairhead.

Read The People Were Happy: https://www.tallandtrue.com.au/short-stories/the-people-were-happy

Podcast website: https://www.tallandtrueshortreads.com

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Buy Robert's short story collections online:

• Amazon Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Fairhead/e/B086HZ36NM

• Rakuten Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/au/en/author/robert-fairhead

Podcast Theme and Sound Effects

Royalty-free music from Pixabay.com: Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28 'Pastorale' – IV. Rondo. Allegro ma non-Troppo, performed by Karine Gilanyan.

Sound effects licensed under Creative Commons 0 from FreeSound.org:

Rocket: https://freesound.org/people/LimitSnap_Creations/sounds/318688/

Production Notes

Tall And True Short Reads produced using Audacity

Podcast recorded in Sydney, Australia, on the lands of Gadigal people, traditional custodians of the Eora Nation.

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