Transplanar RPG
Arc Four, Episode 7: ripe with homicide and darker lust

Arc Four, Episode 7: ripe with homicide and darker lust

August 9, 2022

Øka bonds with Rev. Vee reignites a lost love. Manaia learns about her family. Dewey makes new friends. And dark forces converge upon a certain wife…

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings for this episode: flirting, romance, references to sexual entanglements, memory loss and familial trauma.

CREDITS:

Title - “ripe with homicide and darker lust” by Mary Kasimor.
Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music), Fesliyan Studios (https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/), and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Album art - Sea Thomas (https://twitter.com/pisharpart).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

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[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 6: THE CHAMPION

[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 6: THE CHAMPION

August 4, 2022

Jaran meets their metamour. Gentle meets a stranger. Citlalli meets a new side of mercy. And Mercy meets… or rather, remembers, the sixth of seven evil exes: THE CHAMPION.

“The Hounds of Mercy vs. Mercy’s Seven Evil Exes and All of Andake” is an eight-part miniseries set in Andake that follows four shattered monster-hunters in the wake of the Cataclysm. Jaran Kader (they/he) the dragonborn rogue is played by Hamnah Shahid (https://twitter.com/hshahid_). Citlalli (they/she) the changeling cleric is played by quinn b. rodriguez (https://twitter.com/quinnntastic_). Gentle (they/them) the triton monk is played by Dare Hickman (https://twitter.com/Dare2Dreamrpg). And Mercy (she/they) is played by Connie Chang (https://twitter.com/ByConnieChang).

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings: fantasy violence, death, trauma, blood, flirting, romance, sexual innuendos, and references to sexual entanglements.

CREDITS:

Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music) and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

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Arc Four, Episode 6: fluctuating heartbreak

Arc Four, Episode 6: fluctuating heartbreak

August 2, 2022

Øka is a good older sibling. Manaia learns about her family. Dewey makes new friends. And Vee reunites with a forgotten flame.

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings for this episode: bullying, familial trauma, anger issues, memory loss, romance, flirting, and references to sexual entanglements.

CREDITS:

Title - “Why Don’t We Fall Down” by Carol Mirakove.
Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music), Fesliyan Studios (https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/), and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Album art - Sea Thomas (https://twitter.com/pisharpart).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

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[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 5: THE CAPTAIN

[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 5: THE CAPTAIN

July 28, 2022

Jaran sleeps with a stranger. Gentle takes one for the team. Citlalli (tries to) rescue Mercy. And Mercy “visits” the fifth of seven evil exes: THE CAPTAIN.

“The Hounds of Mercy vs. Mercy’s Seven Evil Exes and All of Andake” is an eight-part miniseries set in Andake that follows four shattered monster-hunters in the wake of the Cataclysm. Jaran Kader (they/he) the dragonborn rogue is played by Hamnah Shahid (https://twitter.com/hshahid_). Citlalli (they/she) the changeling cleric is played by quinn b. rodriguez (https://twitter.com/quinnntastic_). Gentle (they/them) the triton monk is played by Dare Hickman (https://twitter.com/Dare2Dreamrpg). And Mercy (she/they) is played by Connie Chang (https://twitter.com/ByConnieChang).

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Mauvelous, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings: fantasy violence, blood, flirting, romance, sexual innuendos, descriptions of sexual entanglements, emotional manipulation, mind control, and toxic relationships.

CREDITS:

Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music) and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

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Arc Four, Episode 5: a / structure of blood

Arc Four, Episode 5: a / structure of blood

July 26, 2022

Øka follows a thread of blood. Vee gets bullied. Manaia inquires after Dewey’s skills. And Dewey meets a fellow genius. Together, the party settles into the tense court politics of the Slumbering Palace -- culminating at a totally chill garden party.

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Mauvelous, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings for this episode: death, familial trauma, references to sexual entanglements, memory loss, blood, and bloodletting.

CREDITS:

Title - “Right to Release” by Kay Ulanday Barrett.
Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music), Fesliyan Studios (https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/), and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Album art - Sea Thomas (https://twitter.com/pisharpart).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

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[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 4: THE DUCHESS

[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 4: THE DUCHESS

July 21, 2022

Jaran avoids Citlalli. Gentle develops a crush. Citlalli suspects she… might be… the Paragon of the Raven Queen?! And Mercy visits the fourth of seven evil exes: THE DUCHESS.

“The Hounds of Mercy vs. Mercy’s Seven Evil Exes and All of Andake” is an eight-part miniseries set in Andake that follows four shattered monster-hunters in the wake of the Cataclysm. Jaran Kader (they/he) the dragonborn rogue is played by Hamnah Shahid (https://twitter.com/hshahid_). Citlalli (they/she) the changeling cleric is played by quinn b. rodriguez (https://twitter.com/quinnntastic_). Gentle (they/them) the triton monk is played by Dare Hickman (https://twitter.com/Dare2Dreamrpg). And Mercy (she/they) is played by Connie Chang (https://twitter.com/ByConnieChang).

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Mauvelous, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings: toxic familial relationships, fantasy violence, blood and bloodletting, romance, flirting, references to sexual entanglements, trauma, heights, and water.

CREDITS:

Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music) and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

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Arc Four, Episode 4: a flame seizing for god

Arc Four, Episode 4: a flame seizing for god

July 19, 2022

Six Paragons converge on the Slumbering Palace. An electric battle explodes. After seven years of exile, Øka confronts their Mother-Father.

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Mauvelous, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings for this episode: fantasy violence, blood and bloodletting, complicated familial relationships, trauma, and romance.

CREDITS:

Title - “Baptism” by Hieu Minh Nguyen.
Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music), Fesliyan Studios (https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/), and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Album art - Sea Thomas (https://twitter.com/pisharpart).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

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[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 3: THE HUNTER

[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 3: THE HUNTER

July 14, 2022

Jaran broods about their ex. Citlalli and Gentle discuss The Thing That Happened with Jaran. And Mercy visits the third of seven evil exes: THE HUNTER.

“The Hounds of Mercy vs. Mercy’s Seven Evil Exes and All of Andake” is an eight-part miniseries set in Andake that follows four shattered monster-hunters in the wake of the Cataclysm. Jaran Kader (they/he) the dragonborn rogue is played by Hamnah Shahid (https://twitter.com/hshahid_). Citlalli (they/she) the changeling cleric is played by quinn b. rodriguez (https://twitter.com/quinnntastic_). Gentle (they/them) the triton monk is played by Dare Hickman (https://twitter.com/Dare2Dreamrpg). And Mercy (she/they) is played by Connie Chang (https://twitter.com/ByConnieChang).

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Mauvelous, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings for this episode include: fantasy violence, blood and bloodletting, trauma, toxic relationships, flirting, romance, and references to sexual entanglements.

CREDITS:

Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music) and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

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Arc Four, Episode 3: despite exile, tyranny, deprivation

Arc Four, Episode 3: despite exile, tyranny, deprivation

July 12, 2022

A love story is told. Dewey turns into Øka. Vee sees an jarringly familiar face. Manaia practices druidcraft. And Øka wreaks chaos in the Slumbering Palace.

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Finn, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Mauvelous, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings for this episode: romance, flirting, familial trauma, fantasy violence, blood and bloodletting, imprisonment, and physical restraints.

CREDITS:

Title - “FALL” by Nayrouz.
Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music), Fesliyan Studios (https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/), and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Album art - Sea Thomas (https://twitter.com/pisharpart).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

Join our Discord server at https://discord.gg/rTbPwxRsBe!

[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 2: THE LIEUTENANT

[BONUS] The Hounds of Mercy Episode 2: THE LIEUTENANT

July 7, 2022

Citlalli and Jaran make a bad decision together. Gentle is left out. And Mercy visits the second of seven evil exes: THE LIEUTENANT.

“The Hounds of Mercy vs. Mercy’s Seven Evil Exes and All of Andake” is an eight-part miniseries set in Andake that follows four shattered monster-hunters in the wake of the Cataclysm. Jaran Kader (they/he) the dragonborn rogue is played by Hamnah Shahid (https://twitter.com/hshahid_). Citlalli (they/she) the changeling cleric is played by quinn b. rodriguez (https://twitter.com/quinnntastic_). Gentle (they/them) the triton monk is played by Dare Hickman (https://twitter.com/Dare2Dreamrpg). And Mercy (she/they) is played by Connie Chang (https://twitter.com/ByConnieChang).

"The Second Stranger" is sponsored by Dmitry (https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines) and ExplainTrade (https://www.explaintrade.com/), a negotiation skills training consultancy; because you can't ask to roll persuasion in real life.

Special thanks to our Heroes and Paragons: Alex, Azra, Bradley, Brooke Brite, @brownestnerd, Charles, chillacres, Cora Eckert, Emma, Hat, Isabel, Kanding, Lex Slater, Mauvelous, Moonflower Tea, Purplemouse, Scruffasus, Summer Rose Folta, Sunny, and Targott.

Content warnings for this episode: fantasy violence, parental death, apocalypse, trauma, toxic relationships, romance, active flirting, and references to sexual entanglements.

CREDITS:

Music - C.I.S. Music (https://soundcloud.com/cis_music) and Soundstripe (https://www.soundstripe.com/).
Podcast editing - Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions (https://twitter.com/sassy_composer).

Join our Discord server at https://discord.gg/rTbPwxRsBe!

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