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Drabblecast 433 & 434 – The Shadow Over Innsmouth Pt. 1 and Pt. 2

Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:52 pm
by mightytwix
The Shadow Over Innsmouth
By H.P. Lovecraft
Performed By: Dark Adventure Radio Theatre
During the winter of 1927–28 officials of the Federal government made a strange and secret investigation of certain conditions in the ancient Massachusetts seaport of Innsmouth. The public first learned of it in February, when a vast series of raids and arrests occurred, followed by the deliberate burning and dynamiting—under suitable precautions—of an enormous number of crumbling, worm-eaten, and supposedly empty houses along the abandoned waterfront. Uninquiring souls let this occurrence pass as one of the major clashes in a spasmodic war on liquor.
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The reality of what I had been through was highly uncertain in my mind, but I felt that something hideous lay in the background. I must get away from evil-shadowed Innsmouth—and accordingly I began to test my cramped, wearied powers of locomotion. Despite weakness, hunger, horror, and bewilderment I found myself after a long time able to walk; so started slowly along the muddy road to Rowley…
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Episode Art By: Tristan Tolhurst