c/w description of police violence (in intro: 0’00 to 2’43)

“Over the next few weeks, the families paraded their victory over us. Their news-sheets celebrating the crushing of the radical ward of Atrium and the arrest of the heretic priest Lena Fisher.

The press’ insults were the easiest taunt to brush off, their actions were harder to stomach.


Sitting patiently has never been something Ash Pinders has been good at. Laying low was never going to be easy.

In the strange and dangerous weeks that follow the destruction of the People’s Ward of Atrium, Ash searches for a way to keep himself occupied. When Ginnels tell him to keep his head down, he turns to another group instead: the Flint Street Knappers.

He’s not the only member of the Jubilant though, to turn up at their door.

~~ PEOPLE ~~

Alin & Mara Pinder: Ash’s sisters. They both work for the Viols, a union of sex workers.

Crik: Ezra’s childhood friend and rival. Leader of the Flint Street Knappers.


Flint Street Knappers: A gang operating out of Limbus Ward, who use gliders to get around. Most are from families with heritage in the Rushes.

Likelihood Lads: A ruthless, stylish, and fickle gang of bookmakers, that rule Hinter’s races.

Ministry of the True: Agents of the council who wield extra-judiciary powers and private militias.

nim Callad: The former monarchs of Embrace, who refuse to release their grip on their burnished gold. They own most of the city’s land, extracting extortionate rents.

Viols: A union of sex workers, striking against rent increases.

~~ PLACES ~~

Hinter Ward: Embrace’s southernmost ward. The north is dense tenements, while the south has been abandoned to marsh and spirit.

Loven Street: A street in Hinter ward. Its people have banded together to strike against nim Callad’s rent increases.

Tail’s End: A community, built by spirits, at the tip of Rodella’s tail. A ramshackle ghost town, radical in outlook.


Episode title from One More Try by That Handsome Devil


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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