Posts Tagged: Episodes

The Captain’s Pod

We enter the Captain’s Pod of the Stormhawk, the very seat of power for this harvester of energy, as Neal Henderson continues his search for Allison.

  • Neal Henderson —Sebastian H. Orr
  • The Captain —Lisa Burton
  • First Mate Henley — David Rheinstrom
  • Navigation Control — Ben Aldred

Written by Mark Soloff.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Robin Billadeau.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

Unseen/Undead

Our vivacious and voracious heroes Andrew and Elizabeth head to Simon’s loading dock in the hopes of persuading him to take them to the Lightning Rigs, following Andrew’s discovery of Nathan Rourke’s trajectory.

  • Elizabeth Rourke —Tara Schile
  • Simon —Mark Soloff
  • Andrew Snidge — Frank Sjodin
  • The Voice of HartLife — Jeffrey Gardner

Written by Mark Soloff.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Steph Charaska.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

In the Cage

We return to our regularly scheduled broadcasts of the HartLife Historical Record with a death-defying ascent to the very top of the lightning rig “Stormhawk,” as Neal Henderson continues his search for his lost love.

  • Neal Henderson —Sebastian H. Orr
  • Jack —Mark Soloff
  • Benny Lemieux — Kamron Palmer
  • Navigation Control — Ben Aldred

Written by David Rheinstrom.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Dan Streeting.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

Family Matters

In which Nathan Rourke has a little heart-to-heart with Vice President Davenport, and a little foot-in-mouth with Erin.

  • Nathan Rourke — Clayton Faits
  • Vice President Davenport— Ben Aldred
  • Erin Davenport — Abby Doud
  • The Voice of HartLife— Jeffrey Gardner

Written by Clayton Faits.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Jeffrey Gardner.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

The Final Task of Ol’ Silty

Old Tunnel. A dank, dark, dangerous path leading to the most dangerous of all institutions: a history museum.  Fortunately: in this episode, nothing bad happens.

  • Nathan Rourke — Clayton Faits
  • Clay— Tyler Samples
  • Ol’ Silty — Sebastian H. Orr
  • Doctor Moro— Mark Soloff

Written by Jim McDoniel.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Robin Billadeau.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

Stormhawks at the Diner

We return to Al’s Bar on C-deck, where Neal searches for Allison, Loamy gets tough, and the Lightning Riggers are almost helpful.

  • Neal Henderson — Sebastian H. Orr
  • Loamy— Lisa Burton
  • Benny Lemieux— Kamron Palmer
  • Bartender— Abby Doud
  • Lightning Rigger— Ryan Schile
  • Al’s Patrons— Hanna Van Slambrouck, Kyla Blythe, Michael Petrella, Andrea Guzzetta, Stephen Poon, Ryan Schile,
  • The Voice of HartLife— Jeffrey Gardner

Written by David Rheinstrom.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Clayton Faits and Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Robin Billadeau.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

N.B.: The voices of “Al’s Patrons were recorded “in the field” at Chicago ComiCon 2012, by awesome people who stopped by our booth!  Thanks for lending your voices to our show!

The Incidence of Accidents

Nathan begins his work for VP Davenport, makes too much noise early in the morning, and makes a new “life-long” friend.

  • Nathan Rourke — Clayton Faits
  • Vice President Davenport— Ben Aldred
  • Tommy Del Ray— Ryan Schile
  • Erin Davenport— Abby Doud

Written by Clayton Faits.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Dan Streeting.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

Self-Help for Dummies

We return to the domicile of a certain flesh-eating walking corpse and her hapless collaborator, both of whom would prefer not to be characterized as such, thank-you-very-much.

  • Elizabeth Rourke — Tara Schile
  • Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin

Written by Clayton Faits.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Betsey Palmer.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

Fealty/Frailty

In which we discover the whereabouts of Nathan Rourke, meet more of the Davenport family, and learn a bit more about the “Human Resources” department.

  • Erin Davenport — Abby Doud
  • Nathan Rourke— Clayton Faits
  • Vice President Davenport— Ben Aldred
  • Agent George Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel
  • Slightly-Less Suspicious Looking Detainee — Ryan Schile

Written by Mark Soloff.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Music by Stephen Poon.  Illustration by Dann Tincher.  Created by Clayton Faits. 

Neal Henderson in the Wilderness

In which Neal Henderson meets several new friends, makes unconventional wardrobe choices, and returns to the loving embrace of HartLife.

  • Neal Henderson — Sebastian H. Orr
  • Theadora Thoreau-Roosevelt— Lise “Kat” Evans
  • Allison— Sarah Jane Moore
  • Betsey the Shovel— Abby Doud
  • Nathan Rourke— Clayton Faits
  • Loamy— Lisa Burton
  • Agent George Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel

Written by Jim McDoniel.  Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch.  Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile.  Created by Clayton Faits.  Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Robin Billadeau.