EPISODES

 

SEASON 1

EPISODE 1 – “The Key to Humanity’s Future”
CWs: NONE

The crew of the Herodotus Mission broadcast their first report from the Alpha and Beta sites on the planet Tefen. As they begin to search the sites, they uncover a city, a terraformer, over 200 skeletons…and a box.

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

Janine – Lucille Valentine @severelytrans

Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

EPISODE 2 – “Seh-Par-Ay-Shun”

CWs: Medical/Forensic procedure – An alien skeleton undergoes analysis (09:42-13:20)
Violence/Death – Discussion of mass death by suffocation (11:50-15:07)
Violence/Death/War – Discussion of development of a weapon of mass destruction (25:35-28:00)

Adrienne, Ben and Gordon have various bones to pick over their orders. Laura speculates on the benefits of Proximan technology. Kathy and Celia begin unravelling the mysteries of the dead. And Gordon begins to probe “The Box.”

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

Harry – Sam “Raethr” Nguyen @Raethr_VO

Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

EPISODE 3 – “The Arecibo Message”

CONTENT WARNINGS:
Violence/Death – Discussion of mass death by suffocation/gas (17:30-18:25 & 21:44-23:33)
Medical/Forensic Procedure – An alien skeleton undergoes analysis (18:25-21:44)
Threat of violence – A death threat is issued (34:20-34:25)

Adrienne and Gordon are concerned about glitches with Herodotus tech. Ben and Harry try to unlock and translate alien recordings. And Kathy and Celia investigate the story behind the lone Proximan skeleton found in the control room with the cube.

 

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

Harry – Sam “Raethr” Nguyen @Raethr_VO

Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

EPISODE 4 – “Cro-Magnons with a Cannon”

CONTENT WARNINGS:
Distressing/Nightmarish noises – Distorted audio with twisted speech and sound plays (3:17 – 4:56)
Reference to Violence/Death – Skeletons of aliens killed by suffocation and violence are described (8:20 – 8:37 & 10:32 – 11:00
Discussion of Genocide/Mass Murder – Discussion and speculation on mass alien death, including the possibility of one group of aliens murdering the other due to political differences (20:12 – 24:15)
Death/Violence – A human killed by violence is discovered and described (37:06 – 37:55)

A member of the crew is missing…

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

Harry – Sam “Raethr” Nguyen @Raethr_VO

Janine – Lucille Valentine @severelytrans

Harris – Anthony Morales @TonyrayVA

Jensen – Allison Brandt @WorstHeroEver

Logan – Dylan Chambers @D33DAA

Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

EPISODE 5 – “Gloria”

CONTENT WARNINGS
Grief/Loss – The entire episode contains a general content warning as almost all of the characters are processing the loss of someone they knew.
Death/Violence/Medical Procedures – A human corpse undergoes a post mortem examination (10:07 – 19:54)
Grief/Loss of a Child/Emergency Birth – A past accident that resulted in the death of a premature baby is described (36:58 – 39:33)
Mass Death – Speculation on what the last moments of the aliens found dead around the site might have been like (39:39 – 40:14)

The investigation into what went wrong during the previous episode begins, with Kathy and Celia taking the lead. Adrienne and Laura are unimpressed by the responses they are getting from back home. Gordon pleads his case, and Ben is caught up in memories and grief.

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Raynor – Oliver Morris

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

EPISODE 6 – “Well Within Limits”

CONTENT WARNINGS
Loud/Distressing Noises – A loud, high stress sequence which includes a loud alarm, four instances of explosions, two with accompanying distant screams. The same sequence also ends with a rising tone that peaks and distorts (31:13 – 31:49)

In the mid-season finale, Kathy and Ben are looking for answers, one in the present and the other in the past. Adrienne is trying to walk the line between dangers to the crew. Meanwhile, Laura and Gordon begin an experiment to power up part of the terraformer…

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Jensen – Allison Brandt @WorstHeroEver

Logan – Dylan Chambers @D33DAA

Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

 

EPISODE 7 – “Seven Entries Included”

CONTENT WARNINGS
Death/Medical Emergency/Grief – A character describes a past medical emergency that resulted in the loss of their child (15:03 – 17:02)
Blood/Injury – A character injured “off-screen” reacts to the blood on them (25:12 – 25:32)

Adrienne and Laura lead the search for survivors of the accident. Adrienne has learned that the accident was not the only thing that went wrong two days ago. Ben and Kathy are both AWOL, each looking for answers. And there are some new anomalies in the report files…

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

Harry – Sam “Raethr” Nguyen @Raethr_VO

Harris – Anthony Morales @TonyrayVA

Jensen – Allison Brandt @WorstHeroEver

Gallini – Dylan Chambers @D33DAA

The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

EPISODE 8 – “You Know Where”

CONTENT WARNINGS
Distressing/Nightmarish noises – Distorted audio with twisted speech and sound plays (Heard throughout all scenes of the episode)
Loud Startling Noises/Confined spaces – A loud, high stress sequence which includes the smashing of doors and walls and characters under threat. At one point characters also crawl through a confined space. (12:27 – 13:17)
Mass murder/Genocide – The deaths of many of the aliens and the fate of their remains are discussed but not portrayed. (20:43 – 23:58)
Death/Grief – A character makes reference, without detail, to the loss of their child and talks about its impact. (27:00 – 27:52 & 28:30 – 29:27)
Loud Startling Noises – A sequence in which there is an explosion followed by additional loud sounds for several seconds afterwards. (39:46 – 39:53)

As the countdown to explosion at the Alpha site ticks down, Adrienne and Laura, trapped in different sections, do what they can with the limited information and resources they have. Meanwhile in the Beta site Kathy and Ben are on the run…

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Harris – Anthony Morales @TonyrayVA

Jensen – Allison Brandt @WorstHeroEver

Gallini – Dylan Chambers @D33DAA

The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

EPISODE 9 – “Knock Knock”

CONTENT WARNINGS
Distressing/Nightmarish Noises – Distorted audio with twisted speech and sound plays at intervals in the recordings (1:35 – 24:47)
Injury/Medical Trauma – A character describes how they came to be injured. Their state includes broken bones and dehydration and accompanying symptoms of confusion are evident in their speech. Other characters speculate on their prognosis (4:20 -10:30)

Adrienne and the rest of her team scramble to escape, but time is running out, especially for an old friend. On the run from bots, Ben stumbles upon something he’s long searched for, and Kathy is angry about secrets and cinnamon.

 

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Celia – Shakira Searle

Janine – Lucille Valentine @severelytrans

The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

EPISODE 10 – “The Belly of the Beast”

CONTENT WARNINGS
Gun Violence – There is a threat of gun violence during the first scene of the episode (2:23 – 19:03)
Gun Violence/Injury – Someone is shot and wounded (17:08 – 17:12)
Death/Loud Noise – A loud death via sudden electrocution occurs (18:56 – 19:03)
War/Conflict/Death – A recording of war between aliens is heard including weapons fire, explosions and a death scream (21:29 – 21:42)
Mass Murder/Death/Gas attack – A recording is played which implies (after the fact) the death of aliens due to suffocation by gas (21:42 – 21:55)
Murder/Death – A recording of an alien being murdered by stabbing (22:48 – 23:04)
Medical/Injury – A character receives first aid for a bullet wound (24:22 – 26:37)
Blood/Injury – A character injured “off-screen” reacts to the blood on them (34:23 – 34:37)

In the season finale, Ben and Kathy reach the end of the line and the fate of the surviving members of The Herodotus Task Force is decided.

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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

Harry – Sam Nguyen @Raethr_VO

Janine – Lucille Valentine @severelytrans

The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson

Theme music by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

NEW YEARS PREQUEL

NEW YEARS PREQUEL – Act 1

CONTENT WARNINGS
Alcohol Consumption – Several characters take part in a drinking game (40:55 – 43:17)
Gambling/Poker – Several characters get set up for a poker game (46:58 – 50:10)
Death/Grief – There are allusions to Ben’s personal tragedy and the impact it has had on him (37:48 – 39:32)

One week before deployment on Tefen, the Herodotus Task Force ring in the New Year while aboard the starship delivering them to their Season 1 fates. Over the course of the two acts you will witness dancing, singing, drinking and gambling, but you will also be privy to a number of intimate personal moments and conversations that will reveal more of the inner lives of the characters you’ve come to love and hate (and some you haven’t even met yet). What are Kathy and Harry up to? Can Adrienne and Celia keep the poker game civil or will their fellow players end up at each others throats? Will Ben even leave his quarters? You’ll have to listen to see…

MUSIC CREDITS

Theme musics “Patience” and “Pandemonium” by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris
“Hot Swing”, “Virtutes Instrumenti”, “District Four” and “Trio for Piano, Cello and Clarinet” by Kevin Macleod – www.incompetech.com Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
The following pieces were licensed via Motion Array
“You Gotta Have Fun” by Rattlesnake
“Pulsing Energy” by Rollerbird
“Club Passion” by Biofunky Music
“Party Time” by Hot Sunset
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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

Harry – Sam Nguyen @Raethr_VO

Janine – Lucille Valentine @severelytrans

Logan/Gallini – Dylan Chambers @D33DAA

Harris – Anthony Morales @TonyrayVA

Jensen – Whitney Johnson @EditrixW

Hudson – Tarek Esaw @TarekEsawVO

Klymenko – Andrey Dragovich @AndreyDragovich

Remy – Edwyn Tiong @Omahdon

McPhee/The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson

NEW YEARS PREQUEL – Act 2
CONTENT WARNING
Alcohol Consumption – Alcohol is present at various points in the episode. Prominent moments involve a drinking game (13:30 – 13:45) and some characters drinking a toast (36:19 – 40:04)

Gambling/Poker – 3 scenes revolve around a poker game (7:45 – 12:10 plus 20:45 – 25:25 and 28:38 – 34:20)
Crunching/Chewing noises – Three in total, the first at 29:28 with two more prominent ones from 33:00 – 33:15
 
As the night progresses, things get intense at the poker table with mind games aplenty. Meanwhile at the main party the nights of the rest of the team are about to overlap and entwine in surprising ways…
 
MUSIC CREDITS
Theme music “Patience” by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris
The following pieces were licensed via Motion Array: “Ready For Takeoff” by WaveArt “New Mechanism” by E2YOU “Party Until Dawn” by PLAYSTARZ “Party Rock” by GvidonAudio “Warm Country” by IhorDrums “Ethereal Android” by Lance Conrad “The Sense of Style” by Elena Anisimova “Secret Alarm System” by E2YOU “Stable” by E2YOU “Rocket Fuel” by DHDMusic “Fun at the Disco” by Easy Vibe Sounds “These Romantic Feelings” by DPMusic
Licensed from Pond5: “Auld Lang Syne (Acoustic Guitar Version)” by Liberakun Sound
 
All singing of Auld Lang Syne within the episode was recorded by the cast. In the outro version, performers appear in the following order:
Chris Magilton, Whitney Johnson, Jordan Cobb, Devin Madson, Shakira Searle, Shakira/Graham, Graham Rowat, Jordan/Sam, Sam “Raethr” Nguyen, and all the previously mentioned on the final chorus.
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CAST

Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral

Laura – Lindsey Dorcus @LindseyDorcus

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Gordon – Graham Rowat @GrahamNY

Celia – Shakira Searle

Harry – Sam Nguyen @Raethr_VO

Janine – Lucille Valentine @severelytrans

Logan/Gallini – Dylan Chambers @D33DAA

Harris – Anthony Morales @TonyrayVA

Jensen – Whitney Johnson @EditrixW

Hudson – Tarek Esaw @TarekEsawVO

Klymenko – Andrey Dragovich @AndreyDragovich

Remy – Edwyn Tiong @Omahdon

McPhee/The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson

SEASON 2

SEASON 2 PROLOGUE – “Thankfully, Not My Nightmare”

CONTENT WARNING
None

Six weeks after the events of Season 1, The Herodotus Task Force have been rescued and are on their way home via military vessel. Adrienne thinks her team safe and the worst behind them. But she is about to find out that her bosses have other plans…

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CAST

Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice

Captain Francis – Oliver Smith @OliverSmithVAVO

Captain Mayhew – Emma Sherr-Ziarko @TheGreatDilemma

Petty Officer – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton

Season 2 Theme music composed by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

SEASON 2 EPISODE 1 – “Wrong Way Go Back”

CONTENT WARNING
None

 
The team begins their investigation into the site where the Nabonidus Task Force went missing. Their disappearance has an air of a locked room mystery. The team finds warnings, questions, anomalies and a new mystery surrounding one of the Nabonidus team members.
 
Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral
 
Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice
 
Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton
 
Celia – Shakira Searle
 
Captain Francis – Oliver Smith @OliverSmithVAVO
 
Indira – Asha Lloyd @ashaactually
 
Hollister – Karim Kronfli @BullshotUK
 
Remy – Edwyn Tiong @Omahdon
 
Gallini – Dylan Chambers @D33DAA
 
Konstantinidis – Maia Harlap @maia_harlap
 
The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson
 
Season 2 Theme music composed by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris
SEASON 2 EPISODE 2 – “Technically Circumstantial”
CONTENT WARNINGS
Vehicular Accident/Panic Attack – Description of a vehicular accident and a related claustrophobia-based panic attack (6:13 – 7:12)
Loss of Bodily Autonomy – Two short scenes involving characters being unable to control their limbs and subsequent discussion (26:01 – 28:56)
Delusion/Hallucination – A scene involving a character in a state of delusion becoming worked up (44:10 – 45:15)
Tasering – A character is incapacitated by a device akin to a taser (44:55 – 45:15)
 
The crew begins to piece together the story of the last four days before the Nabonidus crew went missing. Kathy notes strange behaviour in some of the recordings and finds evidence of what lies beyond the antechamber door. Meanwhile, Captain Francis plays a hunch that might result in their biggest lead yet.
 
MUSIC CREDITS
Season 2 Theme music composed by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris
Schubert’s Serenade, recorded by AudioGarden, licensed from Motion Array
Erik Satie’s Gnosienne No. 1, recorded by Joe O’Rourke Music, licensed from Motion Array
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CAST
 
Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral
 
Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice
 
Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton
 
Celia – Shakira Searle
 
Captain Francis – Oliver Smith @OliverSmithVAVO
 
Indira – Asha Lloyd @ashaactually
 
Hollister – Karim Kronfli @BullshotUK
 
Jensen – Whitney Johnson @EditrixW
 
Vinh Duong – Brandon Nguyen @MisplacedTextVA
 
Genevieve Meisner – Rebecca Owen @rowen_vo
 
Konstantinidis – Maia Harlap @maia_harlap
 
Private Trinh – Brandon Nguyen @MisplacedTextVA
 
Private Hubert – Rebecca Owen @rowen_vo
 
Sergeant Janowicz – Maia Harlap @maia_harlap
 
Johann Mueller – Jerron Bacat @JerronBacat
 
The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson
 
SEASON 2 EPISODE 3 – “All Whispers Cease”
CONTENT WARNINGS
Delusional State/Panic Attack/Use of Restraints/Medical Sedation – A character experiencing a break from reality becomes agitated due to the handcuffs placed upon him and is sedated to prevent injury (12:12 – 14:01)
Loss of Bodily Autonomy – A scene in which a group of people lose personal control of their bodies and are moved against their will by unknown means. The scene is both described and accompanied by sound effects (36:03 – 39:53)
 
The team heads beyond the antechamber door and become increasingly frustrated with the contradictory evidence on where the Nabonidus crew might be. Meanwhile Celia and Kathy ponder the puzzle presented by Johann Mueller, with Kathy digging up a recording from his personal files that changes everything.
 
Kathy – Jordan Cobb @inkphemeral
 
Adrienne – Julia Eve @juliaeve_voice
 
Ben – Chris Magilton @chrismagilton
 
Celia – Shakira Searle
 
Captain Francis – Oliver Smith @OliverSmithVAVO
 
Indira – Asha Lloyd @ashaactually
 
Hollister – Karim Kronfli @BullshotUK
 
Dr Chang – Alex Chew @voidburntflesh
 
Johann Mueller – Jerron Bacat @JerronBacat
 
Private Trinh – Brandon Nguyen @MisplacedTextVA
 
Sergeant Janowicz – Maia Harlap @maia_harlap
 
The Computer – Devin Madson @DevinMadson
 
Season 2 Theme music composed by Oliver Morris @oliverrmorris

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