Cousins Venessa and Dan never got along as children, as each tried to cope in their own way with life in a family repeatedly struck by death and trauma. But just as they start making their own ways in the adult world, new tragedies arise, and ancient secrets prove too daunting for either of them […]Read more "Legacy Door – psychic thriller novel"
IMMUNITIES — SEASON 5. EPISODE 5.3 — HIGH RISK SETTING: Out of character. BOB or JAX: As a reminder: this season was written by Jacqueline Bryk, who suffers from C-PTSD and other traumatic disorders. This episode covers gaslighting, violence, emotional confrontations, war, and mentions of family estrangement, abuse, and ableism. Listener discretion is advised. […]Read more "5.3 – High Risk"
IMMUNITIES — SEASON 5. EPISODE 5.2 — UNSOUND SETTING: Out of character. BOB or JAX: As a reminder: this season was written by Jacqueline Bryk, who suffers from C-PTSD and other traumatic disorders. This episode covers gaslighting, violence, misogyny, and trauma, as well as mentions of abuse and family estrangement. Listener discretion is advised. […]Read more "5.2 – Unsound"
IMMUNITIES — SEASON 5. EPISODE 5.1 — DAMAGED PRE-TITLE SETTING: The Immunities studio. Out of character. BOB or JAX: Hi there. Thank you for listening to Immunities, Season 5. We’re doing something a little different this season, and focusing on a Beta Immune, Matilda Cannon. Matilda, like many Beta Immunes, is mentally ill. Unlike some […]Read more "5.1 – Damaged"
IMMUNITIES EPISODE 4.3 – REACTION SCENE – Justin’s room. JUSTIN (incredulous) YOU are the AlphaBeta. ROXANNE Yep. JUSTIN You. ROXANNE That’s me! JUSTIN (overwhelmed by the implications) I…uh…are you willing to answer questions about your experiences? ROXANNE I’d say our deal includes that. JUSTIN Then…how long have you known your status? ROXANNE Do you know […]Read more "4.3 – Reaction"
IMMUNITIES EPISODE 4.2 – SHELTER PRE-TITLE SCENE – Liaison Office LILIAH Governor Lee! LEE Yes? LILIAH I was hoping that you were still in the building. LEE Only just; I am scheduled to leave for the capital immediately. What is your name? LILIAH Liliah Andreou. I work here. LEE And what is it you wish […]Read more "4.2 – Shelter"
IMMUNITIES episode 4.1 – FALLOUT SCENE: Outside of Scholl house. Roxanne is walking toward her front door. ROXANNE *hums Yellow Rose Of Texas* Roxanne puts her key in the door. Liliah, the Looker identified in previous seasons as Woman 1, approaches her unseen. LILIAH Hello, Ms. Scholl. ROXANNE *is startled* LILIAH I am sorry if […]Read more "4.1 – Fallout"
Here’s the audiovisual version of the play (with abstract computer animation)… or you can listen to it right here… or download it on MP3 here. (Thanks to archive.org for hosting.) The excerpt of the incomplete Companions novel is here… An AI Begins To Tell The Story The info about the story that inspired it is […]Read more "playcompanions"
Here’s a little of what’s been said about the Immuinities audio drama podcast… Was a finalist for the 2018 Parsec Award for Best New Speculative Fiction Podcast. One of “9 Fiction Podcasts That Are Just As Entertaining As Any Audiobook” – Bustle. “Check out Immunities if you want to give yourself a good scare!” – […]Read more "IMMUNITIES Reception"
Immunities Episode 3.2 – Options LORNA (VO) I have worked some crap-ass jobs in my time, but I’d somehow managed to avoid pouring out buckets of actual crap until this one. Even if there hadn’t been the kidnapped thing, the fear-for-my-life thing, or the danger-of-being-taken-over-by-aliens thing, emptying those buckets would have been enough to make […]Read more "3.2 – Options"