Back in the 1950’s when Stephen Arr wrote Chain of Command, it was pretty common to imagine the worst possible unintended consequences from the atomic age. This story does revolve around animals who are forever changed by atomic radiation, but at the end of the day the message of this story is that the chain of command is the same for everyone, even radioactive mutant mice.

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Curator: Keith Conrad

Narrator: Darren Marlar

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Paranormality Magazine:
Micro Terrors: Scary Stories for Kids:
Retro Radio – Old Time Radio In The Dark:
Church of the Undead:

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