Storytelling

Knifepoint Horror

Soren Narnia

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These tales of supernatural suspense by Soren Narnia adhere to the most primal element of storytelling: a single human voice describing events exactly as it experienced them. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. These stories are licensed unde...Show More

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tarp

28:41 | Aug 16th, 2017

A boy growing up in post-Depression Kansas learns there are no truly innocuous objects as long as the human imagination can infuse them with fearsome properties. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. "Shadowlands 1: Horizon" and "Shadowlands 4: Br...Show More

staircase

29:51 | Feb 12th, 2015

A comfortable suburban existence begins to fracture with a single sound. You may have heard it sometime yourself, but those who have surely possess no need for stories like these to haunt them. Artist Jessica Mellen created this eerie bit of busines...Show More

eyes

26:08 | Nov 29th, 2010

Read by Mark Nelson. An invitation to a seance leads a Congressman to face the wrath of a tortured spirit bent on making him suffer for a past betrayal. Producer and photographer Jeffrey Laub has done a series of photographic portraits of characters ...Show More

circles

49:04 | Jul 25th, 2018

Maybe your own town holds one: a folk tale, discredited and in many ways absurd, that nevertheless will not die. Here is a glimpse into one such tale ... and the rare destructive force it happened to carry with it. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompe...Show More

impound

1:01:17 | Jun 11th, 2018

A man in trouble, wanting only an escape from a crisis, stumbles across a mystery which leads to another... and yet another, demanding a return to a dangerous place and time. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. "Shadowlands 1: Horizon" licens...Show More

Special Episode - THE CRACK

1:01:58 | Mar 29th, 2018

Another tale of lands touched by both enigmatic beauty and dormant, uncategorizable cruelty.  The narrator: Justy Gee, the Starless podcast The poem reader: Jes Echo Gail Greenlove: Amy Paonessa, The Bloodlust podcast The truck driver: Cal Butera Mic...Show More

family

1:02:39 | Jan 24th, 2018

For the haunted, any calm explanation of a supernatural phenomenon is a comforting one, no matter where it comes from. But it is never more important than in that very moment to remain watchful and mistrusting. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com...Show More

moonkeeper

46:39 | Nov 12th, 2017

A man thrust onto the streets must navigate their disturbing sights and sounds, all the while living under the threat of a killer moving relentlessly through their shadows. Music by David Temyik ("Afterlife" and "Mystic Dark Background"), Getty Mu...Show More

Special Episode - FOUR FOR HALLOWEEN

1:13:57 | Oct 13th, 2017

Two tales of Knifepoint Horror, and two radio plays.

mother

33:36 | Jun 29th, 2017

Built as a place of solace for those who could no longer fully fend for themselves, the house should never have been disturbed or even noticed. But then one summer night, unfamiliar footsteps approached. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. Licen...Show More

attic

25:20 | May 17th, 2017

A conflict in memory between two brothers leads to a return to a place where childhood may have been hiding something too ghastly to retain in the mind. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. "Past the Edge" and "Mourning Song" licensed under Creat...Show More

A Quick Decology of Terror

2:02:18 | Apr 4th, 2017

These 10 stories were produced as videos for YouTube over the past year as a slight change of pace--here they are, if you haven't heard them yet, in audio-only format as a convenience to those (like me, actually) who prefer to do without the creaky v...Show More

Special Episode - LET NO ONE WALK BESIDE HER

45:03 | Dec 10th, 2016

Here's a horror tale told through a different format. In a mysterious, undefined era, a desperate foot journey traverses a winter wilderness that promises a lonely death--perhaps a natural one, but likely not. LET NO ONE WALK BESIDE HER with Kalem Mu...Show More

fields

1:34:37 | Jan 22nd, 2016

The next time you take a long country drive, look to your left and right as the scenery rolls by, the forgotten places where no footsteps tread for weeks, months, maybe years at a time. How long would it be before anyone noticed that such a place had...Show More

guest

39:41 | Oct 29th, 2015

He was a teenager who suddenly had no place to sleep, no money, and no options. The world had quickly become a very scary place ... and then shelter appeared much too conveniently.

chasm

32:25 | Sep 11th, 2015

In the space of minutes, a travel writer venturing alone in remote waters goes from a state of enviable tranquility to blinding terror. Producer and photographer Jeffrey Laub has done a series of photographic portraits of characters from the podcast;...Show More

landmark

44:39 | Jul 19th, 2015

Somewhere near your house it stands, one of those decaying places that people always whisper about as they pass by. For every day you age, it seems to age three. But it may well live beyond you, silently daring you each night at dusk to enter, coldly...Show More

sleep

37:53 | Jun 1st, 2015

There exists in this life a very real, horrifying phenomenon that science cannot yet extinguish. It strikes a surprising number of people, and none of us are safe. And if it comes for you, it will come at the most vulnerable moment you will ever know...Show More

bargain

26:33 | Apr 3rd, 2015

It seemed like such a simple deal, but it felt wrong from the very beginning--and led to a glimpse of a horror which, for those with even a little experience peering into the shadows, need not be named.

legend

36:43 | Jan 1st, 2015

A tale made specifically for the campfire--a simple tale of the woods, long-buried secrets, and letting chances to escape terror slip agonizingly away. When I was younger, I loved adapting stories I’d read into radio plays or short films or long mon...Show More

lake

16:47 | Dec 5th, 2014

Some places are so remote that just to explore them is an invitation to the phantoms that know we're alone. When I was younger, I loved adapting stories I’d read into radio plays or short films or long monologues, but the results just grew old in a ...Show More

vision

49:57 | Oct 17th, 2014

A man attempting to solve a strange gap in his memory meets a man claiming to offer an answer--one too frightening for mere mortals to grasp. When I was younger, I loved adapting stories I’d read into radio plays or short films or long monologues, b...Show More

presence

24:48 | Mar 19th, 2014

Very few people had ever even heard of the Poldrict House, let alone investigated it. Surely the lack of fascination within the paranormal community was justified... When I was younger, I loved adapting stories I’d read into radio plays or short fil...Show More

retaliation

30:13 | Jan 21st, 2014

A cruel game of psychological brinksmanship among thieves breaks the sanity of its most dangerous competitor.

proof

29:48 | Jan 11th, 2014

The unexpected phone call's origin raised many questions, but for a man anxious to discover real evidence of mysterious forces at work all around us, there was little question a journey was to be made.

A Second Quick Trilogy of Terror

1:11:14 | Oct 8th, 2013

Another three tales roughly and tersely told. Check out Jason Hill's narration of the third story of the group here. And see how he captured the story's essence in this eerie drawing. The following image, inspired by the first story in the group, was...Show More

A Quick Trilogy of Terror

1:32:59 | Jun 21st, 2013

Something a little shy of Knifepoint Horror, but perhaps entertaining in their own way, here are three stories that don't quite fit into the mold of those previously offered. ..... Many people have been thoroughly creeped out by the show's avatar--w...Show More

sisters

53:45 | Feb 24th, 2012

The secluded castle, once rumored to harbor evil, had been redeemed by the influence of piety and innocence until something came through the forest to return it to true darkness.

undead

39:11 | Jan 17th, 2012

A brief history of a brilliant creator slowly becomes a tale of shadows, footsteps, and terror when an awful irony reaches out to him with cold, lifeless hands.

outcast

1:06:57 | Dec 4th, 2011

Whether high school student Garrett Markish was truly evil or under the influence of forces he could not overcome did not matter to those who fell before his seething wrath.

sounds

38:25 | Oct 30th, 2011

Two fugitives desperate to escape both the police and the elements become aware of a far greater horror lying between them and safety.

visitation

29:02 | Sep 23rd, 2011

Another new story of Knifepoint Horror. A knock at the door in the dead of night begins a mystery involving a gruesome crime and a vengeance that can only come in the beyond.

rebirth

42:09 | Aug 16th, 2011

By popular demand, a new tale of Knifepoint Horror. A nighttime expedition to a sleepy town uncovers the truth behind seemingly groundless rumors.   An alternative narration by Jason Hill is here.

desert - from the files of Savid Doud

08:17 | Jan 2nd, 2011

Read by Neil Donnelly. In a previous episode, 'house', the psychic researcher Aramis Churchton makes reference to the notes his colleague Savid Doud has made concerning cases for potential investigation. Here is one of Doud's original audio recording...Show More

cabin - from the files of Savid Doud

06:16 | Jan 2nd, 2011

Read by Neil Donnelly. In a previous episode, 'house', the psychic researcher Aramis Churchton makes reference to the notes his colleague Savid Doud has made concerning cases for potential investigation. Here is one of Doud's original audio recording...Show More

house

54:25 | Dec 30th, 2010

Read by Dennis Smith. On a dark winter's night, a seeker of ghosts attuned to the strange energy within a remote haunted house underestimates its inhabitants' power to destroy.

possession

1:28:19 | Dec 26th, 2010

Read by Aaron Innser. A man's slow descent into depression and addiction opens up a world of once-hidden terrors, the worst of which awaits in a malevolent ghost's plan to devour his weakened soul.

tunnel

17:03 | Dec 22nd, 2010

Read by Logan Masterson. Nine seconds was all it took to scar a subway rider for life when the flickering subterranean lights showed him the unimaginable.

return

23:14 | Dec 17th, 2010

Read by Markham Anderson. The inability of two troubled teens to extricate themselves from the influence of a practitioner of witchcraft costs them everything as adults.

plague

24:23 | Dec 12th, 2010

Read by Mike Harris. Few considered the strange substance which spread through a small city to be anything more than a nuisance until the truth brought bloody horror to the entire world.

rehearsal

07:33 | Dec 9th, 2010

Read by Brian d'Eon. One of the most famous political assassinations in history may have been cryptically--and gruesomely--foretold.

school

50:17 | Dec 5th, 2010

Read by Aaron Innser. A damaged man recalls his time at Seacrist Elementary, the unlikely site of a hideous paranormal outbreak which still haunts him two decades later.

trail

18:37 | Dec 2nd, 2010

Read by Markham Anderson. A courteous stranger offers three friends looking for a Halloween hayride into the woods something deeper and darker. Producer and photographer Jeffrey Laub has done a series of photographic portraits of characters from the ...Show More

cult

19:11 | Nov 25th, 2010

Read by Peter Yearsley. A cult's act of human sacrifice and resurrection reaches across the twentieth century to leave its imprint on a modern day murder.

corpse

13:11 | Nov 25th, 2010

Read by Mike Vendetti. The corpse of a remorseless killer refuses to decay, breaking the sanity of a dangerous man who becomes obsessed with it.

town

53:55 | Nov 23rd, 2010

Read by Dennis Smith. An unwitting videographer is drawn into a mysterious researcher's day-long journey through a small place on the brink of total possession. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sorennarnia

The Copper Cup

1:00:58 | Apr 8th

A man who insists on the existence of a relative no one else has ever seen delves dangerously into the swirling fog of his own youthful perceptions. Radio host played by Currer Hathaway.

elements

1:15:06 | Oct 24th, 2018

A man blinded by infatuation learns the object of his desire has intentions to become something from which he may have already missed his chance to escape.