Second Star to the Left

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Scout-explorer Gwen Hartley has five years to explore and prepare her planet for settlement. With no aid but her robots and the anxious voice of her long-distance scout-minder Bell Summers in her ear, she's hoping to be ready for anything. Starring Ishani Kanetkar and Jorin Baas. Created by Aysha Farah and E. Jade Lomax. Directed by Rachel Kellum.
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Latest Episodes…

  1. 5: Neverland

    Gwen listens to some recordings and comes to some conclusions. Read the transcript here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11mrWjo0O4OY_KoKq9P8wq0JKtxU83T1G39eD38OGRHM/edit?usp=sharing  Content warning for off-screen death from respiratory-related issue.  Additional Sound Credits:  "birdie" by Metzik https://freesound.org/people/Metzik/sounds/387540/"Pencil, Writing, Close, A.wav" by InspectorJ https://freesound.org/people/ ...

    2021-04-17

  2. 4: The Storm

    Bell hears from Mikail.  Read the transcript here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16jKOJK9qIB76f4QGRgXsN2h1qFx8jSdY/view?usp=sharing  Additional sound effects:  "200250-erick-bloem-sd100-office-chair" by erickbloem-200250  https://freesound.org/people/ErickBloem_200250/sounds/542791/"Ambience - Cosmic Rain - 01.wav" by GregorQuendel https://freesound.org/people/GregorQuendel/sounds/516477/"Ambience - Comsic Rain - 02.wav" by GregorQuendel https://freesound.org/people/GregorQuendel/sounds/516476/"door.wav" by tlwmdbt  ...

    2021-04-02

  3. 3: As the Bell Tolls

    While Gwen takes a routine mapping and surveying journey toward the edge of the liveable zone on her planet, Bell deals with problems on their space station and some concerning news--or lack of news--from Mikail. Transcript: https://drive.google.com/file/d/13fKSFppLCool8s0Wa3saQHMbtoQW2CqN/view?usp=sharing Sound Design Credits:  "20200127_little.town.wav" by dobroide https://freesound.org/people/dobroide/sounds/504677/ ...

    2021-03-19

  4. 2: A Narrow Strip of Life

    As Gwen and Boots get used to their new planet (and their new scout-minder, Bell) they receive news from Gwen's scouting school cohort.  TRANSCRIPT: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EM_50VYwsWtqk6x8fSxBA0tVfzLC2Saf/view?usp=sharing  Sound credits: "River Flute" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/"Chopping Vegetables" ...

    2021-03-06

  5. 1: The Scout

    After a long space voyage, Scout-Explorer Gwendolyn Hartley lands on planet Delta-Gamma-One-Four-Six-Two, ready to begin her five-year solitary mission to map and prepare the planet for settlement, but she’s got slightly more company than she expected... Read transcript here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kb_xFQZgGIaISdcayFkENlNaAb4lm5HB/view?usp=sharing Audio includes:  "Light Thought var 1" Kevin MacLeod ( ...

    2021-02-20