(Start with Season One, Episode One) Lots of authors talk to their characters. Usually, their characters don't talk back... “Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?” ― Cornelia Funke
Sally Buds had scarcely arrived on Earth before she is called back into service. She is, of course, Earth’s only real expert on the evil Masters on New Ontario, but now there may be trouble coming from this side of the fold! A Japanese ship representing the Asian Economic Alliance is now heading towards the fold and UN Command fears that they may be trying to forge an alliance with the Masters. This time Sally’s crew includes a battalion of soldiers armed with deadly weapons. But, as before, ...
Otto is Richard Krugg's only son and heir to the Shaman's gift. The only problem is Otto doesn't want it. He wants to be a fisherman. When company policies force unwelcome changes onto his life and threaten even the security of the village, Otto discovers that being a shaman isn't optional.Jimmy Pirano is caught between the devil and the deep green sea when new production quotas are handed down from corporate headquarters. Locked into a century of existing practice, Jimmy is forced to find n ...
Three thousand years after a chunk of iron the size of Khufu’s pyramid collides with Europa, Jupiter’s sixth moon, an asteroid borne of the collision crashes into Earth’s Arctic ice shelf carrying extraterrestrial microbial life. The first man to come into contact with the microbes hears voices—and then dies. After determining the meteorite originated from Europa, the Global Exploratory Corporation sends oceanographer and biologist, Kathy Connelly, and her crew to the moon aboard the Surveyo ...
As the fate of the Bubble grows ever more serious, Alana is faced with a personal choice. Sam and her team are pursued by Rasmus while Robbie is stranded in her greenhouse. Find the script here.
With Rasmus growing increasingly angry and the novel reaching a critical point, Alana has to cope with the added stresses of Sam looking for a new team member. Find the script here.
Charlie interviews Robbie, gets a tour of the vineyard, and has a close call with a fuzzy plant in this episode of Life From Mars. Find the script here.
Jerry does his very, very best to ask Robbie out. Find the script here.
Awoken at two in the morning by an excited Sam, Alana struggles through a conversation about promotions, relationships, and the future of Bubbles. Find the script here.
After a contentious film night - during which Sam and Robbie only eventually agree to a truce on the matter of mixing sweet and salted popcorn - Alana flies home to Scotland for Christmas. This episode features 'Hark The Herald Angels' as performed by the choir and congregation of the Waverley Singers Carol Service, 17th of December 2000. Find the …
Robbie continues to tackle paperwork, family, and the politics of coffee, this time with an unexpected ally... Find the script here.
When Sam is unsympathetic to Alana's struggles with writer's block, Alana finds the tables turned, and Robbie steps in... but on whose side? Find the script below.
Charlie interviews Sam and meets her team. In this episode, Charlie was played by Stefan Robertson, Sam was played by Kathleen Anderson, Valery was played by Struan Duncan-Wilson, Angelique was played by Amrita Narayanan, and Jane was played by Leora Wadler. Find the script here.
Robbie and Alana bond over lasagna and the challenges of getting fresh herbs on Mars. Robbie manages to see off an invading if flustered Rasmus, and she and Alana discuss the politics of Martian separatism. Find the script here.
Charlie experiences a Spacey's Day Parade, a new hat, and a severe shortage of breakfast burritos. Find the script here.
When Rasmus visits Alana, he learns some secrets and reveals some of his own. A distracted Sam ponders her future and commiserates with Alana over bad bosses, and Alana faces some hard truths. Find the script here.
Join Charlie Mulholland, host of radio show Life From Mars, as he reflects on his journey from his home on Earth to Nuovo Andalusia. One martian year ago, he arrived at his new home planet, and so this episode looks back at some of the experiences he had on the journey - with interviews, musings on his social life, and some never-before-heard foota…
Robbie tackles paperwork, family, and most dauntingly, the office coffee pot. Find the script here.
With a personal issue to deal with, Alana turns to Sam and Robbie for advice. But the evening's conversation quickly spirals out of control, and that's before Rasmus turns up... Find the script here.
In which Alana meets Robbie, an Earth-born soil biologist. It turns out that some things - mostly bureaucracy - are the same no matter which planet you're on. This episode features Berimbass, by Renaud Garcia-Fons. Find the script here.
Alana's a sci-fi writer living in New York with a knitted Loch Ness Monster. She talks to her characters sometimes, like a lot of authors do. But unlike most authors, her characters talk back... Find the script here.
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This episode includes two bonus chapters from Splashdown and readings from our listeners concerning Web of Life. Thank you all for listening!
As the crew begins their long journey home, injuries old and new begin to heal and relationships are rebuilt. And, finally, Sally's own homecoming can be addressed.
As Sally prepares her crew for the coming of night on the Roanoke, it becomes clear that Ian will not be enjoying the celebrations. For him, return to night means return to humanity. But, what will he be willing to do to avoid it? And what is behind Maxwell's new found interest in him?
As Sally tries to convince Ian not to remain in the alien environment when they leave for Earth, she contronts Rachel, who apparently has a novel way of dealing with Swipe once and for all, but Sally must help. But this final act of mercy may come at a significant cost.
As Rachel and Burns begin their unauthorized flight to the Kyoto, they do so firmly convinced that Maxwell will destroy them if Sally doesn't buy them more time. But they have Swipe to contend with, too, and Rachel's final attempt to make things right will involve facing him. And this time she resolves to do it right.…
While Burns and Poole return the the ship, Poole makes a new discovery concerning Swipe's plans, which makes her plans not only necessary but urgent. But, will Sally or the Colonel cooperate? But, while pleading her case, another attack begins on the Roanoke, this one small but decisive. Now the final battle must begin and nothing is as it seems. H…
The crew retreats while something monsterous presses the attack in this final episode of BENEATH!
Peterson and Choi duke it out while those beneath flee towards the surface.
The crew beneath the surface encounters an intelligence.
Connelly, Willard and Robert are confronted by something new. Peterson fights his condition.
Choi is subdued and captured, but mounts an escape. Connelly, Robert and Willard are pursued deeper into the cave system.