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19 EpisodesProduced by Hug House ProductionsWebsite

In the city of New Candler, magic is scarce by design. A tech mogul wants to keep it that way. And a magic user wants freedom. Welcome to New Candler, cultural epicenter of the United States. | VALENCE is a serial fiction podcast meant for adult audiences. See our website for transcripts and content… read more

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Season 2 Trailer and Crowdfunding!

September 1st, 2020


It's time for our Season 2 IndieGogo crowdfunding--and the trailer for our second season! Our crowdfunding campaign lasts until September 30th, 2020, so make sure to support while you can. We have some pretty tempting …

1.12: Monsoon

August 1st, 2020

Season 1, Episode 12 (Season 1 Finale): "Monsoon"

A storm of sorts breaks as the TEAm breaks into Reilley's facility. Also, a bunch of other things …

1.11: Covalent Bonds

July 18th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 11: "Covalent Bonds"

The TEAm plans. But things don't always go according to plan. Why get comfortable with a situation instead of expecting the unexpected?

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1.10: Recalibrate

July 4th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 10: "Recalibrate"

The team shifts focus. It's time for everyone to reset their mindset.

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1.9: Scatter

June 20th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 9: "Scatter"

The team pays respects.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more …


June 13th, 2020


Hug House Productions is participating in #PodcastBlackout. If you are not Black, we hope you are taking time to educate yourselves and donate to …

1.8: Ghosts

May 30th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 8: "Ghosts"

It's time to confront the past and the present if the goal is a better future. The team clashes around important decisions. Liam gets several rude awakenings. And then, things change …

New Merch and Recommended Reads

May 18th, 2020


We may still be on hiatus, but we've got some exciting things for you to check out. Namely: new merch, and some neato articles!

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Mid-Season Hiatus Announcement

April 25th, 2020


VALENCE is on hiatus--but not for long. Why not dive into the behind-the-scenes of the podcast on this, the day of our Hug House's birth?


1.7: Cost Benefit Analysis

April 4th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 7: "Cost Benefit Analysis"

Who benefits when Halo, Inc. throws a benefit? The rich. Well, and those who crash the benefit to steal hors d'oeuvres. And information. Information doesn't benefit. It's …

1.6: Praxis

March 21st, 2020

Season 1, Episode 6: "Praxis"

Liam asks the questions that need to be asked. The team makes a plan that needs to be made. And Flynn finds out about a symphony that . . . needs to have cannons.

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Bonus: Luis's Guided Relaxation

March 16th, 2020

Bonus: "Luis's Guided Relaxation"

Things are scary right now. And things are scary a lot of the time. Here at Hug House, we wanted to give you something to help calm you in times of worry. We hope you enjoy this bonus …

1.5: HAVEN

March 7th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 5: "HAVEN"

The team goes farming. No, wait. They investigate the server farm and find more than they anticipated.

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1.4: Pinpoint

February 22nd, 2020

Season 1, Episode 4: "Pinpoint"

Liam and Nico hunt down a lead and find something unexpected. The day gets worse from there.

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1.3: Razzle Dazzle

February 8th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 3: "Razzle Dazzle"

Liam and the team track their lead. But those tables get turned.

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1.2: Petrichor

January 25th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 2: "Petrichor"

Liam meets the team. It starts to rain in New Candler.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult …

1.1: Pros and Cons

January 11th, 2020

Season 1, Episode 1: "Pros & Cons"

Liam loses power but gains an intriguing offer. Wait, that sounds ominous. He literally loses power--as in, the utility in his apartment. If anything's ominous, it's the offer, …

VALENCE Trailer: "You know who you are."

January 4th, 2020


In New Candler, Liam Alden, a magic user (or "muse," if you're not pretentious), is given a choice that could change his life. If he takes it, it …

Coming Soon: VALENCE

December 13th, 2019


Welcome to New Candler, cultural epicenter of the United States. Visit Trudon Circle, an art mecca turned tourist trap where you can find musicals, …

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