25 episodes

When fifteen-year-old Robbie Ash unintentionally puts a fellow student in hospital, he knows his pregnant mother will decide it is time to move on yet again. The Museum of Phantasmagoria awaits him: a place that stuffs and poses dead animals to enact scenes from history and legend, run by his callous, sinister stepfather, Gabriel Sage.

Hood Felpham FM / JM Bulpett

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When fifteen-year-old Robbie Ash unintentionally puts a fellow student in hospital, he knows his pregnant mother will decide it is time to move on yet again. The Museum of Phantasmagoria awaits him: a place that stuffs and poses dead animals to enact scenes from history and legend, run by his callous, sinister stepfather, Gabriel Sage.

    Chapter 25 – The Appeal of Forgetting

    Chapter 25 – The Appeal of Forgetting

    Forced to return to his mother, Gabriel Sage and The Museum of Phantasmagoria, Robbie is left shattered by the consequences of the actions of others and considers a truly drastic course of action.

    • 29 min
    Chapter 24 – Upping the Ante

    Chapter 24 – Upping the Ante

    Together, Isla and Robbie face a brutal assault on familiar territory but the encounter will come at a devastating cost.

    • 39 min
    Chapter 23 – Life on the Edge

    Chapter 23 – Life on the Edge

    With the generous assistance of a new friend, Isla and Robbie enjoy their new existence, despite the physical hardships. However, the unforgiving past comes calling.

    • 32 min
    Chapter 22 – Lacuna

    Chapter 22 – Lacuna

    Isla and Robbie settle into their unorthodox new lives, disturbed only by the curious but caring interventions of Eliza Marsh and her dog, Bertie. But a storm is brewing that threatens their lives, as well as opening new horizons for them.

    • 32 min
    Chapter 21 – The Road to Nowhere

    Chapter 21 – The Road to Nowhere

    Isla and Robbie discover a place where they may spend winter in some semblance of shelter but it comes with risks.

    • 25 min
    Chapter 20 – Winter Moorings

    Chapter 20 – Winter Moorings

    After several miserable winter nights sleeping rough, Isla and Robbie take advantage of the shelter afforded by empty boats in a marina. When forced to move on, Robbie’s guilt over their homeless situation, means his Christmas gift to Isla comes at a significant sacrifice to himself.

    • 35 min

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