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50.3 The Doll

When her strange niece comes for a visit, a woman must face a parasitic doll and its unearthly attachment to her family.

Written by Kathryn Staublin


Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Karl Hughes

With music by Chris Zabriskie and Thom Robson

And sound effects provided by Freesound.Org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House

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