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The Penumbra Podcast

82 EpisodesProduced by Sophie Kaner and Kevin VibertWebsite

At the Penumbra, you might follow Juno Steel, a brooding, sharp-witted private eye on Mars, as he tangles with an elusive homme fatale, tracks dangerous artifacts of an ancient alien civilization, and faces his three greatest fears: heights, blood, and relationships. Or you might enter the world of … read more

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(Original) 1.01: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask (Part 1)

Hyperion City: the largest human colony on Mars. It’s home to criminals, interplanetary conspiracies, and the ruins of an ancient alien civilization… and it’s also home to Juno Steel, Private Eye.

Juno Steel has had a lot of clients in his time, high-profile and low. But when he’s called in to investigate the murder of Croesus Kanagawa, head of the Kanagawa crime-family-slash-entertainment-network, it’s not the client that interests him. It’s what Croesus was wearing when he died – and an ancient curse that hangs over that very strange mask.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

Attribution: Music: "Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657 “Nanyang Journey (Instrumental)” by Ivan Chew: http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/ramblinglibrarian/33455 “Dark Woods II” by Ivan Chew: dig.ccmixter.org/files/ramblinglibrarian/25168

Sound Effects: “chair_sitting_1.wav” by FreqMan: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657 “Grabbing a glass bottle” by JakLocke: https://freesound.org/people/JakLocke/sounds/261386/ “Hospital_tv_channel_change.wav” by gezortenplotz: https://www.freesound.org/people/gezortenplotz/sounds/19554/

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Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-y86BiJZDUmS192ZF9zS2M0bDA/view?usp=sharing

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by subtlepuns, with assistance from Tara Olivero, Phoebe Joy, and Dana Stahl.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Alcohol
  • Death and violence
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises

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