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Mar 26, 2021

He lifted the dog, her tongue lolling in the mild heat of the summer evening, and placed her on the truck bed.


Nico peered at her. “If I left you at home, you’d escape and come after me, and get hit by traffic or something. This way at least, if things don’t go as planned, Dad will find you in the morning. Maybe…the others too.” He rubbed her head, tousled her ears, and bent down to kiss her head.


A small mining crew is tasked with finding something atypical in the abandoned gold mine, but something atypical finds them instead.

Genre: Horror, Science Fiction


Tags: Birch, creature, Don, Freddy, Joe, John, Miguel, mine, miner, Nico, Orson, Pierre, purple dirt, purple roots, Ruby, shadow



Story: “The Purple Dust Mine” Copyright © 2017 by Nila L. Patel
Episode Art: “The Whole Mining Crew” Copyright © 2017 by Sanjay Patel
Narration and Editing:  Nila L. Patel



Trip-Hop Lounge Abstract Background” by Digital Emotions (Intro/Outro)


Music by ROZKOL
“To the Water’s Edge”
“The End Comes for Us All”


Music by Rafael Archangel
“So Cold”
“Deep Dive”


Music by Lee Rosevere
“Start the Day”
“Heat Haze”


Music by Dark Fantasy Studio (Nicholas Jeudy)*
“Trust Me”
“Pitch black”
“After dark”


Music by Unnamed Artist(s)*


*These tracks were part of a music and sound effects bundle I purchased from Humble Bundle and sourced from GameDev Market.


Music by ROZKOL and Lee Rosevere is licensed under CC BY 4.0
Music by Rafael Archangel licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal License
Music by Nicholas Jeudy & Dark Fantasy Studio is licensed from GameDev Market

Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket


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