Old Haunts: Go To Hell

📍 Martello Warren
🏙 Level Four
🕝 Mid-Afternoon


We walked in companionable silence through the narrow streets of a quiet dimanian warren called Martello. These days it was home to apartment complexes, private one-room schoolhouses, and small manufacturing facilities. It wasn’t far from the Bonheur Seafoods cannery, and many of the union workers employed there lived here. The streets were cramped, brick and cement walls, the roof above low. It gave street sounds a muffled quality you don’t find in many other warrens.

Recruitment posts were plastered along the street’s walls, with Hellgate Mine’s continual encouragement to any able-bodied workers to GO TO HELL. I’m sure some copywriter thought they were real clever with that one.

—Waldo Bell, Gleam Upon the Waves


Credits:

“Parlez-Moi D’Amour” by Lucienne Boyer (1930)
Audio from Freesounds.com – Special thanks to along12, amholma, blancabartual, ftpalad, iesp, injspectorj, jrssandoval, klankbeeld, kwahmah-02, matthewwong, miguel2613, mxsmanic, rznik-krkovicka, sean-sd2007, soundsexciting, and theshuggie.
Other audio and video from original, licensed, and public domain sources.


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You never know what you’ll discover in the twisted streets, quiet alleys, and busy warrens of Lovat. Enjoy these “Old Haunts”, a series of vignettes and visions presented in Glorious Monochrome® by Waite™ Radio Pictures, Inc.



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Old Haunts: PAWN

📍 Peaceable Warren
🏙 Level Five
🕝 Mid-Afternoon


“Been lost since the death of their master, cloakin’ themselves in mourning garments and the like. Not much more than parasites now; cling to whoever would take ‘em. They deal only in shadows and whispers. That ain’t much in the way of currency.”

—Tawil, Gleam Upon the Waves


Credits:

“Pagan Love Song” by The Columbians (1928)
Other audio and video from original, licensed, and public domain sources.


This is just one of many.

You never know what you’ll discover in the twisted streets, quiet alleys, and busy warrens of Lovat. Enjoy these “Old Haunts”, a series of vignettes and visions presented in Glorious Monochrome® by Waite™ Radio Pictures, Inc.



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