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Case #1427919.

Statement of Lieutenant Joseph Griffiths regarding a book looted from the Library of the Hanlin Academy, Beijing, before its destruction. Compiled from a series of letters to his friend Richard Lewis between 1901 and most likely 1903. Audio recording by Rhys Llewellyn-Jones, archival assistant, Sefydliad Materion Paranormal Cymru, Welsh Institute of Paranormal Affairs.

Content warnings at the bottom of the show notes.

Flycatcher
Writer, directed and edited by: Lou Sutcliffe
Consultant mastering editors: Jo Mendacium and Roux Leigh
“Enikő Farkas”: Pentoll
“Rhys Llewellyn-Jones”: Lou Sutcliffe

Guzheng and pipa reprise of theme music by: Lou Sutcliffe
Welsh language consultants: Ceri and Anonymous
Hungarian language consultant: Pentoll
Original music by Antha Ray Thomas
Musical Arrangement by Jo Mendacium and Revengeday

This episode used the following sounds:
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Content warnings apply for:

  • Supernatural Threat
  • Violence
  • Death/dying
  • Paranoia
  • Colonialism
  • War
  • Early 20th century-typical racism
  • Mentions of: suicide, mental illness, harm to animals
  • SFX - Animal sounds, static

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