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the SHORTS podcast

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Join with Hail and Well Met as they showcase author submitted stories in a fully soundscaped audio drama podcast. From horror to fantasy, sci-fi to romance and everything in between, each episode provides a unique story for your listening pleasure.


the SHORTS podcast – Episode 002 – Hollow Fever (By Elijah Gabriel)

This episode of the SHORTS podcast contains themes and content that may not be suitable for some listeners – listener discretion is advised.

When Jackie and Marcus are left in a disease ridden dystopian U.S., they need to face the reality of their situation and figure out how to survive. Do they dare risk trying to leave, do they try to wait-it-out, or do they try to help find a cure to the Hollow Fever? Written by Elijah Gabriel, Hollow Fever is a thrilling tale sure to keep you guessing to the very end!

Thanks to the author: Elijah Gabriel. This podcast is dedicated to showcasing varied authors across a range of genres, from around the world and is delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate with such great creative people. If you would like to be included, please contact the team at; r/hailandwellmet on reddit; or @hailpodcast on twitter.

Special thanks to our wonderful patrons: Gio; Andrew; Ryan – and everyone else. Without you, we would not have the ability to have created this podcast. Check out our Patreon page where you can support the show.

Thanks to everyone else involved in this episode of the SHORTS podcast, including:

  • The voice of “Miranda” performed by Amy Merlo.
  • The voice of “Jackie” performed by Bernadette Nye.
  • The voices of “Marcus” and “Jalen” performed by Tarran Merlo.
  • The voices of “Albert” and “Vincent” performed by Mike Nye.
  • Theme song created by Shawn Korkie (
  • Artwork by the amazing Keely (
  • The generous people at for a fantastic resource, with specific credits listed below.
  • Libby and Marcel at Free To Use Sounds for their hard work and generosity at providing an amazing resource.
  • The talented and generous Kevin MacLeod at for his music.

“Heartbreaking” Kevin MacLeod (, Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (

“Night of Chaos” Kevin MacLeod (, Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (

SFX used under the Free To Use Sounds Standard License (

SFX used under the Creative Commons 0 License (but we wanted to name them anyway to say thanks):

SFX used under the Creative Commons Attribution License (

SFX used under the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License (

Free audio plugins used with thanks, from the amazing people at:

  • vladg/sound
  • Tokyo Down Records
  • iZotope

Thank you for listening! <3

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