An Episode is the packaging increment rAthe uses to distribute your work to a mobile device that can consumed in two and a half minutes to three minutes depending on the reading speed of the user.
(This is based on the average reading speed of most adults is around 200 to 250 words per minute. College level is reported to be higher.)
Our Episode length at 625 words plus or minus 10% variance to the nearest hard punctuation mark is based on the reading speed of most adults.
(Hard punctuation does not include comma, parenthesis, quote mark, dash, double dash, ellipsis.)