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The Stories and Art of Michael J. Rigg

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Ep. 69 Chapt. 7 "Digger's Town"

The Sharla Ganz Performance and Faerie Review, along with their star attraction, Connie Ross (Constance Stephens), makes its way along the Imperial-Confederation border to the next site to circle their wagons and set up a show! Except...they get more than they bargain for, and a reaction Sharla Ganz didn't expect.

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"Sneaky Snitch", "Long Note One", "The Chamber", "Scheming Weasel Faster", "Bittersweet", "Evil March", "Steel and Seething", and "Faceoff" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Cover Art "Season 2 Work in Progress" by Jenn

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Ep. 68 Chapt 6 "SkyTrain Flight 613"

We return now to the precarious situation of our cogman friend, Nigel Osbert Wintermann, a mechanized manservant on his way to his new home in Austin, Texas. Unfortunately, as the flight was preparing to connect with the Tesla Net, a young man introduced himself to Nigel, and indicated surreptitiously that he was armed with a dead man switch.

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"Nerves", "Volatile Reaction", and "Anxiety" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Cover Art "Season 2 Work in Progress" by Jenn

Ep. 67 Chapt 5 "Silas Monroe"

Ray's character is introduced as Silas Monroe, a cocky rancher and freelance bounty hunter from the Republic of Texas. We're introduced to Silas when he intercepts a Pony Express letter meant for his brother, Seth. The letter is a rather lucrative offer for a job tracking down horse thieves for the widow Hugh. He's never taken on a job like this before. Will he succeed?

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"Evening Melodrama", "In The West", "Grim League", "Pennsylvania Rose", "Cowboy Sting", "At Rest", "Investigations", "Western Streets", "Movement Proposition", and "The Parting" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Ep. 66 Chapt. 4 "Percy Alexander"

George and Ray return to the table in this Season 2 episode dedicated to George's character, Percy Alexander. Percy is a "Boxcar Boy" from the east end of the Confederation of States, a do-gooder mercenary dedicated to a life of taking from the rich and giving to the poor. As he makes his way into Barthon's Pointe, MO, he's faced with two potential jobs. Will he take the easy pickins, the hard pickins...or both?

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"Americana", "Plucky Daisy", "Wagon Wheel", "Hitman", "Sneaky Snitch", and "Thinking Music" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Cover Art "Season 2 Work in Progress" by Jenn

Ep. 65 Chapt. 3 "Oliver Glass"

Today we meet our third adventure hero for Season 2, Oliver Glass, an inventor and self-proclaimed "social anarchist" from Epsim City, a titanic land crawler that slowly traverses the uncharted territories of the west. Oliver has decided to venture out into the world with a map he acquired from a visiting pilot, a map that reportedly leads to a mammoth underground machine of some sort. Armed only with a Tesla Glove, some rations, and his mare "Smoke," Oliver heads east to parts unknown.

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"Majestic Hills", "The Parting", "Oppressive Gloom", "Interloper", and "The Chamber" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Cover Art "Season 2 Work in Progress" by Jenn

Ep. 64 Chapt. 2 "Constance Stephens"

In this chapter we meet Jenn's character, Constance Stephens, a singer with a group of Confederate Gypsies. One night while their caravan stops for a brief respite, Connie, a natural psychic, is haunted by horrific visions...and then she finds a real horror in the woods.

Fig. 6401 - The Heart of Bronze America map showing the paths taken by our Season 2 characters. Left to right: Oliver (Dave), Silas (Ray), Connie (Jenn), Percy (George), and Nigel (Rupert). And no, we didn't forget Derek. He'll make a surprise entrance later in the season.

Fig. 6401 - The Heart of Bronze America map showing the paths taken by our Season 2 characters. Left to right: Oliver (Dave), Silas (Ray), Connie (Jenn), Percy (George), and Nigel (Rupert). And no, we didn't forget Derek. He'll make a surprise entrance later in the season.

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"Sneaky Snitch", "Scheming Weasel Faster", "Spider Eyes", "Long Note Two", "Long Note One", "Scheming Weasel Slower", "The Chamber", and "Black Vortex" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Cover Art "Season 2 Work in Progress" by Jenn

Ep. 63 Chapt. 1 "Nigel Osbert Wintermann"

We kick off season two with our first new character introduction. Presenting Nigel Osbert Wintermann, a cogman making his way to the home of his new master in the Republic of Texas. What trouble could possible befall a simple mechanical man traveling to another country?

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"Anxiety", "At Launch", "Nerves", and "Undaunted" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Cover Art "Season 2 Work in Progress" by Jenn

Ep. 62 Epilogue "The O'Reilly Incident"

Season one comes to a close with this Lorepisode enactment of the incidents surrounding the O'Reilly farm. From the earliest moments of episode one, where Martin and his cousin went to explore the strange goings on, and apparent abduction of Mrs. O'Reilly, to Martin's return to the farm at the conclusion of our last episode. Enjoy this dramatic radio play, featuring the narration of Rupert Bathurst. ...See you next season!

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"Zombie Chase", "Dark Walk", "Dark Dance", "Dark Standoff", "Dark Times", "Trio for Piano, Violin, and Viola", "Oppressive Gloom" all by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Ep. 61 Chapt. 47 "The Martyrs and the Soap Dish"

Martin Barnett, Charles Humphrey, and Jameson Mayfield have traveled far on their trail of the elusive Robert Edmund Hillary. He has a companion punch card to the one obtained by Humphrey that can either start, or stop, a global war. In this final regular episode of Season 1, our trio gets a vital clue that leads them closer to their quarry, but deeper and deeper into danger as they finally cross paths with the Clockwork Carpenters, the strange beings that legends say control reality. Will they find Hillary? Will they stop the war?

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Ep. 60 Chapt. 46 "Day of the Dead"

The mysteries thicken and intensify as the trio of rebel bounty hunters, Martin, Jameson, and Humphrey, close in on Robert Edmund Hillary. However, as more and more strange occurrences come up in Atlanta, they find it hard to believe their own eyes.

Fig 4601: The peculiar logo of the Bronze Claw (sometimes called the Golden Claw). Look at itupside down and you'll make out the TW logo for Thorne & Wolfe, Inc.

Fig 4601: The peculiar logo of the Bronze Claw (sometimes called the Golden Claw). Look at itupside down and you'll make out the TW logo for Thorne & Wolfe, Inc.

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Ep. 59 Chapt. 45 "Welcome to the Hotel Ravenwood"

Our group of travelers is now in the company of Durrell Tarbent, Martin Barnett's long lost older brother, (who looks nothing like the ghoulish monster Martin's mother told him he was). Jameson, Martin, and Colonel Humphrey head to the Ravenwood Centre, a sprawling campus tucked into the outskirts of Atlanta that hides many dark secrets.

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Ep. 58 Chapt. 44 "Durrr"

Back to high adventure! Jameson, Humphrey, and Martin Barnett have finally landed in Atlanta, Georgia. Now the hunt for the elusive Mr. Hillary gets off to a great start...or does it? It's time to make plans, lay down the law, and figure out how they're going to find one Imperial spy in all the Confederacy.

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Ep. 57 FIRST ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

We celebrate our FIRST ANNIVERSARY with special guests, looks back on Season 1, and a very special preview of Season 2, with boundless thanks to Steampunk icons, authors and podcasters Tee Morris and Philippa Ballantine. And many thanks to our anniversary sponsors: Kevin C. Mason of Jack Monkey Games, The Shared Desk, High Level Games, A Quest for Magic and Steele Podcast, Jock and Nerd Podcast, Terminally Nerdy, and the Happy Hour from the Tower Podcast. And thanks to our Season 1 Cast: Judy, George, Ray, and Derek; and our Season 2 Cast: Melanie, Rupert, Jenn, Dave, George, Ray, and Derek. Music in this episode courtesy Astral Fogg, Bensound.com, and Battlebards.com.

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Ep. 56 Chapt. 43 "After the Pillow"

Jameson Mayfield's bloody night has concluded...or has it? The team confers as the Lady of the Cumberland arrives in Nashville. From there, Martin Barnett's flight skills are put to the test as the team pools their money to buy a small, private airship to get them to Atlanta. Charles Humphrey also learns something of his mysterious protectors with the emerald jewelry.

Be sure to stay tuned to the very end to find out what was on the note Derek passes to me during this episode.

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Ep. 55 Chapt. 42 "Riverboat of Blood"

Our band of Steampunk Adventurers are in a precarious trio of situations. As Charles Humphrey finds himself the shepherd of a young man in the employ of Jameson Mayfield's mother, Martin Barnett becomes the caretaker of a woman almost killed by someone hunting him. And Jameson Mayfield...Well, he doesn't like to lose.

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Ep. 54 Chapt. 41 "Lady of the Cumberland"

Jameson, Humphrey, and Martin are getting closer and closer to their quarry. So far, they've managed to elude bounty hunters between Missouri and Kentucky, but will their luck change aboard a riverboat bound for Nashville? Is Red still following them, or is a more dangerous foe lurking around the next corner?

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Ep. 53 Chapt. 40 "Bait's on a Train"

Our intrepid trio of adventurers is now well on their way to Atlanta to find Robert Edmund Hillary. Sure, there are a host of vile bounty hunters on their trail, but our stalwart heroes are keeping a cool head as they stick together, boarding a train of curious strangers on the way into the Confederation State of Kentucky.

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Ep. 52 Chapt. 39 "DeLeon in Winter"

This week, our trio of intrepid adventurers face off against the power of the Imperial Military Machine (and Martin Barnett's would-be girlfriend). They also discover some rather crafty bounty hunters are on their trail. Can they reach Atlanta before they're all killed?

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Ep. 51 Chapt. 38 "Encounter at Canner Bluffs"

Our Valentine to you, dear listener, is a longer adventure episode. In this first chapter with all the party members together, we learn of their plans to mobilize the Loyal Glass rebel movement. But first, they have to get out of Venture Pass, and in the small woodland village of Canner Bluffs, they get more than they bargained for.

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Ep. 50 Chapt. 37 "The Party"

Our adventure continues with the consequences of Colonel Charles Humphrey, dying of "Chicago Consumption" before the eyes of a pair of Clockwork Carpenters. Meanwhile, Jameson Mayfield launches an investigation into the shady dealings in Venture Pass, MO, and Martin Barnett, dressed as a Confederate soldier, wanders into town seeking food and shelter.

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