c/w blood, eyes, combat, discussion of police

“Then, there were the Jubilant. They weren’t professional or ruthless; they weren’t calculating or swift-tongued – but, they had their ways. They were resourceful, broad-hearted and brave. Uncertain in a way that kept them open to other means of doing things.

Others liked to dismiss them. All they saw was the messes they created but they never watched for long enough to see that, no matter how dire the situation, they always found a way back out.”


Before Oken nim Shalif, the faces of four strangers. The Jubilant Maybe, struggling to make sense of the man they’ve found in a box that should contain weapons. There won’t be long to take stock though. They may have fended off the cart’s guards, but there are reinforcements on the way – and these ones won’t be so eager to give up what’s theirs.

~~ PEOPLE ~~

Altara nim Shif: Scion of the nim Shif family and one of their enforcers.

Nilkat: A former factory mechanic, turned revolutionary. A member of the Ginnels and our story’s narrator.


Ginnels: A broad revolutionary network, formed by the workers of Calvary Ward.

Jackals: More formally known as the Tenders of the Dawn’s Embers, the Jackals are an organisation of remnant hunters guided by strange divination.

League of Gunsmiths: Controllers of the licensing and manufacturing of spirit guns.

Maybes: A loose collection of radical cells carrying out direct action.

nim Shif: Embrace’s newest great family. Plotting to take over the city with silvered tongues and bloody blades.

Syndics: Clerks and government officials, embroiled in extortion, corruption and conspiracy.

Umbral Provenders: A legitimised organisation of smugglers, who use the cut to smuggle contraband into and out of the city.


Episode title from Jesus Bill! by Delta Sleep.


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Hosted by Adam Dixon. Starring Beck Michalak, Elizabeth Simoens, Ryan Evans, Steve Martin and Thryn Henderson.

Produced by Thryn Henderson

Series art by Ben Swinden

Music taken from Kai Engel’s Satin