9 episodes

Seren is sent away from her home, on a mission to terraform a new planet. An eight part series following her journey across the stars, as she deals with the reasons that led to her departure.

To support the show visit https://www.patreon.com/serenpod

Seren Nerys Howell

    • Science Fiction
    • 4.3, 6 Ratings

Seren is sent away from her home, on a mission to terraform a new planet. An eight part series following her journey across the stars, as she deals with the reasons that led to her departure.

To support the show visit https://www.patreon.com/serenpod

    Episode 8 – Arrival

    Episode 8 – Arrival

    Seren arrives at her destination. Season finale.
    Seren is written and produced by Nerys Howell, who is also the voice of Seren.
    Tera is played by Ella Watts.
    Show artwork by Hedley Knights.
    Our theme music is Rumination by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    A link to the transcript for this episode can be found on our website.
    You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr.
    You can support us on Patreon and Ko-fi.
    Seren deals with the themes of isolation and loneliness. Specific content warnings for this episode include:



    Seren awakes from unconsciousness (0.12-0.22)
    Electrical crackling and discharge (0.12-3.14)
    Mentions of physical pain, not life-threatening (0.41-0.48) (0.59-1.54) (3.30-3.43) (5.18-5.29)
    Looking for, and the taking of painkillers, including a later discussion relating this (1.12-1.54) (5.18-5.29)
    Mention of spaceships crashing (5.01-5.18)
    Discussion around and brief description of physical injuries sustained, including future medical care (5.30-5.45)


    Sound effects used in this episode:
    Synthesized high, ringing swell that abruptly cuts off by Justin MacCleod
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/synthesized-high-ringing-swell-that-abruptly-cuts-off/
    Electricity Energy 2 by Corruptinator
    https://freesound.org/people/Corruptinator/sounds/456310/
    failing lightbulb.wav by TheFunktasm
    https://freesound.org/people/TheFunktasm/sounds/420651/
    Chair: Sitting Down / Getting Up (Compilation) by Sheyvan
    https://freesound.org/people/Sheyvan/sounds/474052/
    harness straps.wav by alecmackay
    https://freesound.org/people/alecmackay/sounds/463656/
    Rummaging amongst cereal boxes in kitchen cupboard by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/rummaging-amongst-cereal-boxes-in-kitchen-cupboard/
    sitting on bed.wav by hannahj40
    https://freesound.org/people/hannahj40/sounds/271475/
    PillBoxFoil_Edited.wav by AmberdeMeillon
    https://freesound.org/people/AmberdeMeillon/sounds/443063/
    Fabric garment bag pick up. Version 2 by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/fabric-garment-bag-pick-up-version-2/
    clothes into rucksack and zip up 002.WAV by uwesoundboiz
    https://freesound.org/people/uwesoundboiz/sounds/60381/
    Footstep_Metal.wav by FallujahQc
    https://freesound.org/people/FallujahQc/sounds/403162/
    SpaceshipDoorOpen.wav by DWOBoyle
    https://freesound.org/people/DWOBoyle/sounds/474176/
    Person jump land on ground, outside (with shoes on) 2 by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/person-jump-land-on-ground-outside-with-shoes-on-2/
    Forest environment, ambience, clearing, spring, summer, birds by Audio Hero
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/forest-environment-ambience-clearing-spring-summer-birds/
    36 vegetcion.wav by checholio
    https://freesound.org/people/checholio/sounds/443673/
    Rustling Grass 2.wav by morganpurkis
    https://freesound.org/people/morganpurkis/sounds/396013/
    Bird fly past 2 by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/bird-fly-past-2/
    Crouching and getting up-dress.wav by usamah
    https://freesound.org/people/usamah/sounds/464995/
    Single footstep on long grass 1-8 by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-footstep-on-long-grass-1/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-footstep-on-long-grass-2/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-footstep-on-long-grass-3/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-footstep-on-long-grass-4/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-footstep-on-long-grass-5/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-footstep-on-long-grass-6/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-footstep-on-long-grass-7/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-footstep-on-long-grass-8/
    Thick fluro safety jacket, hi vis, zipper, slow 4 by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/thick-fluro-safety-jacket-hi-vis-zipper-slow-4/
    This podcast uses the following third-party service for analysis:
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    • 8 min
    Episode 7 – Descent

    Episode 7 – Descent

    Seren begins her descent.
    Seren is written and produced by Nerys Howell, who is also the voice of Seren and PEARL.
    Show artwork by Hedley Knights.
    Our theme music is Rumination by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    A link to the transcript for this episode can be found on our website.
    You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr.
    You can support us on Patreon and Ko-fi.
    Seren deals with the themes of isolation and loneliness. Specific content warnings for this episode include:



    A mention of red eyes caused by crying (6.55-7.24)
    Discussion around Seren having been lied to (8.44-9.14)
    Mention of Earth dying and the exodus from it (9.47-10.22)
    Discussion of a threat to Seren’s life and a possible threat to others (10.41-11.18)
    Danger to Seren’s life (11.32-12.05)
    Seren expresses physical pain (11.36-11.38)


    Sound effects used in this episode:
    Science Fiction Desolate Ambience by PMSFX
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-desolate-ambience/
    Computer Beep 1 by GameAudio
    https://freesound.org/people/GameAudio/sounds/220181/
    Harness straps.wav by alecmackay
    https://freesound.org/people/alec_mackay/sounds/463656/
    Engine damaged sparks.wav by Jace
    https://freesound.org/people/Jace/sounds/19103/
    echo hit pan subsonic pro sound effect.wav and BluezoneBC0239metalelement008.wav from Sonniss
    Digital Alarm Loop.wav by bbrocer
    https://freesound.org/people/bbrocer/sounds/389511/
    Spacecraft or underwater vehicle, metal resonate, vibrate, internal ambience 2 by Lucas Tvrdon
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/spacecraft-or-underwater-vehicle-metal-resonate-vibrate-internal-ambience-2/
    This podcast uses the following third-party service for analysis:
    Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 13 min
    Episode 6 – Fix

    Episode 6 – Fix

    A fix must be found.
    Seren is written and produced by Nerys Howell, who is also the voice of Seren and PEARL.
    Captain Feli Mayr is played by Kathi Sindelar.
    Engineer Sanna Bok is played by Karin Heimdahl.
    Our theme music is Rumination by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    A link to the transcript for this episode can be found on our website.
    You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr.
    You can support us on Patreon and Ko-fi.
    Seren deals with the themes of isolation and loneliness. Specific content warnings for this episode include:



    The episode opens with the sound of an alarm (0.14-1.16)
    Risk to life (0.14-3.55)
    Discussions about laws and controls set by an authoritative society (8.01-9.00)
    Mentions, but not portrayals, of surgical procedures (4.44-4.51, 9.11-10.06)
    Mention of brainwashing (8.23-8.30)
    Mention of the threat of capital punishment (9.19-10.06)
    Threats to reduce access to food (7.20-7.38, 12.27-12.37)


    Sound effects used in this episode:
    Science Fiction Desolate Ambience by PMSFX
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-desolate-ambience/
    BluezoneBC0250impactmetal01.wav and echo hit pan subsonic pro sound effect.wav from Sonniss
    Digital Alarm Loop.wav by bbrocer
    https://freesound.org/people/bbrocer/sounds/389511/
    Sitting on bed.wav by hannahj40
    https://freesound.org/people/hannahj40/sounds/271475/
    Sci Fi Beep 04.wav
    https://freesound.org/people/CGEffex/sounds/96641/
    Static, Glitch, Distortion, Radio Interference, Noise, Blast, Transmission, Zap, Burst, Transition by Bottle Rocket FX
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/static-glitch-distortion-radio-interference-noise-blast-transmission-zap-burst-transition/
    Chair: Sitting Down / Getting Up (Compilation) by Sheyvan
    https://freesound.org/people/Sheyvan/sounds/474052/
    Footstep_Metal.wav by FallujahQc
    https://freesound.org/people/FallujahQc/sounds/403162/
    metal door.wav by ninebilly
    https://freesound.org/people/ninebilly/sounds/173014/
    Science fiction, telemetry, computer, power down, power off, electronic, modulated, sci-fi by Lesser Vibes
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-telemetry-computer-power-down-power-off-electronic-modulated-sci-fi/
    Science fiction, telemetry, computer, power up, power on, electronic, modulated, sci-fi by Lesser Vibes
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-telemetry-computer-power-up-power-on-electronic-modulated-sci-fi/
    Science fiction, hydraulic door by PMSFX
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-hydraulic-door/
    This podcast uses the following third-party service for analysis:
    Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 14 min
    Episode 5 – Before

    Episode 5 – Before

    Seren talks about a friend.
    Seren is written and produced by Nerys Howell, who is also the voice of Seren.
    Audwin is played by Hedley Knights, who also created our beautiful show artwork and very kindly provided advice on the sound design for the show. Thank you Hedley!
    Our theme music is Rumination by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    A link to the transcript for this episode can be found on our website.
    You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr.
    You can support us on Patreon and Ko-fi.
    Seren deals with the themes of isolation and loneliness. Specific content warnings for this episode include:



    Discussions around the themes of exclusion, isolation and punishment in a dystopian society.


    Sound effects used in this episode:
    Moving in Bed.wav by BrendanSound12
    https://freesound.org/people/BrendanSound12/sounds/445158/
    Person getting out of bed by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/person-getting-out-of-bed/
    Single barefoot footstep on concrete. Version 5, Version 6, Version 8 by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-barefoot-footstep-on-concrete-version-5/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-barefoot-footstep-on-concrete-version-6/
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/single-barefoot-footstep-on-concrete-version-8/
    Footsteps, male, boots on concrete, walk, regular 1 by Glitchedtones
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/footsteps-male-boots-on-concrete-walk-regular-1/
    Transition, reversed broken glass 1 by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/transition-reversed-broken-glass-1/
    Science fiction interface, beep, click, telemetry, confirmation, micro, retro, electronic, high tech, sci-fi by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-interface-beep-click-telemetry-confirmation-micro-retro-electronic-high-tech-sci-fi-4/
    This podcast uses the following third-party service for analysis:
    Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 11 min
    Episode 4 – Memory

    Episode 4 – Memory

    Seren recounts a memory.
    Seren is written and produced by Nerys Howell, who is also the voice of Seren and PEARL.
    Our theme music is Rumination by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com.
    Show artwork by Hedley Knights.
    A link to the transcript for this episode can be found on our website.
    You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr.
    You can support us on Patreon and Ko-fi.
    Seren deals with the themes of isolation and loneliness. Specific content warnings for this episode include:



    Mentions, but not depictions, of war


    Sound effects used in this episode:
    Room Tone Light Household 2 and Bag FoleyCanvas bagCotton_Grab from Sonniss FX
    https://sonniss.com
    Backpack Rummaging by Timmeh515
    https://freesound.org/people/Timmeh515/sounds/413277/
    Stinger, Rise, Swell, Transition, Metallic Ring, SciFi, Horror by Bottle Rocket FX
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/stinger-rise-swell-transition-metallic-ring-scifi-horror-6/
    Science Fiction Desolate Ambience by PMSFX
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-desolate-ambience/
    Computer Beep 1 by GameAudio
    https://freesound.org/people/GameAudio/sounds/220181/
    Chair: Sitting Down / Getting Up (Compilation) by Sheyvan
    https://freesound.org/people/Sheyvan/sounds/474052/
    Small child’s book slide out of bookcase by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/small-childs-book-slide-out-of-bookcase/
    Small book, page turn 1 by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/small-book-page-turn-1/
    Science fiction computer console alert, beep tone by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-computer-console-alert-beep-tone/
    Book, Close, Paper by Zapsplat
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/book-close-paper/
    Textile by joeyws
    https://freesound.org/people/joeyws/sounds/202815/
    Science fiction interface, beep, click, telemetry, confirmation, micro, subtle, electronic, high tech, sci-fi by Lesser Vibes
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-interface-beep-click-telemetry-confirmation-micro-subtle-electronic-high-tech-sci-fi/
    This podcast uses the following third-party service for analysis:
    Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 10 min
    Episode 3 – Truth

    Episode 3 – Truth

    Seren talks about why she was sent away from her home.
    Seren is written and produced by Nerys Howell, who is also the voice of Seren and PEARL.
    Our theme music is Rumination by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com.
    Show artwork by Hedley Knights.
    A link to the transcript for this episode can be found on our website.
    You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr.
    You can support us on Patreon and Ko-fi.
    Seren deals with the themes of isolation and loneliness. Specific content warnings for this episode include:



    Brief mention of a past war
    Mentions of death and capital punishment
    Discussions around the themes of exclusion and punishment in a dystopian society


    Sound effects used in this episode:
    Computer Beep 1 by GameAudio
    https://freesound.org/people/GameAudio/sounds/220181/
    Science fiction computer, interface, ui, beep, telemetry, electronic, sci-fi, high tech, futuristic
    https://www.zapsplat.com/music/science-fiction-computer-interface-ui-beep-telemetry-electronic-sci-fi-high-tech-futuristic/
    Chair: Sitting Down / Getting Up (Compilation) by Sheyvan
    https://freesound.org/people/Sheyvan/sounds/474052/
    This podcast uses the following third-party service for analysis:
    Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Zagorakis ,

Wonderful sci fi with a human touch

Seren tells an intriguing and highly personal story that will keep you gripped. The main character has been expelled from her community and gradually we find out why. Thought provoking and with massive resonance with our own society in spite of its setting. A must listen.

Thatawkwardoneinthecorner1000 ,

I need more!

Love this, love the acting, sound quality is amazing, can’t wait for next episode!

MrsHazy ,

So intriguing!

I’ve listened to the first episode and I’m really excited to hear what happens next!

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