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What Are We?

Season 1, Ep. 7

Alfie describes the early days of his time with Casper, the confusion and conflict bound up in it all. They're bound by blood and it goes both ways; Casper cannot leave anymore than Alfie can. So where is Casper now, when Alfie needs him more than ever? 


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Transcript: https://hangingslothstudios.com/what-are-we/

Or: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1da0Be9ZlGtFuUwsWL0PZlKM9KqGYWueBcJy0UNTgc78/edit?usp=sharing


Please bear in mind that this show is a work of horror fiction and frequently places characters in situations which jeopardise their psychological and physical health. In addition, listeners should be aware that this show contains the following throughout:


– profanity

– references to sex

– frequent violence

– traumatic injury

– death, including violent death

– references to medical procedures

– hospital settings

– mentions of blood


Episode Specific Content Warnings: 

  • Descriptions of blood
  • Threats of death and harm
  • Descriptions of decaying flesh
  • Descriptions of the experience of a panic attack (describing the feelings felt during the panic attack including racing heart, breathlessness, and panic)
  • Mentions of hospitals
  • Alcohol use
  • Description of violent assault
  • Scenes of a sexual nature




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