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Drabblecast 413 – The Rats in the Walls
by HP Lovecraft
The place had not been inhabited for a century since a tragedy of intensely hideous, (though largely unexplained) nature had struck down the master, five of his children, and several servants; finally driving forth under a cloud of suspicion and terror their illegitimate third son— my lineal progenitor, who had been taken in as their own. The final survivor of the cursed line…
Episode art by Bo Kaier
Twabble: The scraping sound drags me from my sleep. I cannot move. I cannot scream. I COULD, but I'd wake up the cat. Death can wait. by Big Dumb Yak
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“...And my cat...” [starts clenching]...”Black Tom.” [Relaxes.]
Fantastic reading of a great story! Loved the narrator.
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Lotta work went into this one. If you read the original and compare it to our adaptation you'll see some distinct differences. Wanted to play the idea of race in a very different way that Lovecraft original intended. Patrick did an awesome job-- this shit's hard to read!
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