Holiday Special: Mick Mercury and the Night Before


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A 100% canon adventure involving three best friends just as their adult lives are about to begin. "The Oldtown Trio," they call themselves, and they've been close for so long it seems like nothing could ever get in the way of them being friends forever. But something's been rubbing the Leader of the Gang, Mick Mercury, the wrong way for a few months now, and he's hoping one last big, exciting, completely-canon adventure will be just the thing to bring back the good old days.

And it just might. If it doesn't kill them, first.

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(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

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On staff at the Penumbra:
Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach
Alice Chuang -- Head of Design
Melissa DeJesus -- Script editing team
Sophie Takagi Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer
Sharon Oh -- Promotional artist
Noah Simes -- Production manager
Grahame Turner -- Script editing team
Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer
Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba:
“Crash02.wav” by FreqMan

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises
  • Child abuse
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Reference to alcohol use
  • Violence and threats of violence
  • Violent death, gore, and blood
  • Claustrophobic spaces

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