30 episodes

In this horror/fantasy serial drama, Carpenter and Faulkner, two worshippers of an outlawed god, travel up the length of their deity’s great black river, searching for holy revelations.
 
As their pilgrimage lengthens and the river’s mysteries deepen, the two acolytes find themselves under threat from a police manhunt, but also come into conflict with the weirder gods that have flourished in these forgotten rural territories.

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The Silt Verses Eskew Productions Ltd

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    • 4.8 • 263 Ratings

In this horror/fantasy serial drama, Carpenter and Faulkner, two worshippers of an outlawed god, travel up the length of their deity’s great black river, searching for holy revelations.
 
As their pilgrimage lengthens and the river’s mysteries deepen, the two acolytes find themselves under threat from a police manhunt, but also come into conflict with the weirder gods that have flourished in these forgotten rural territories.

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    Chapter 16: And The Current Flows On Without End

    Chapter 16: And The Current Flows On Without End

    Content warning: This episode contains references to war, gunfire, one extended scene of mass murder including presumed infanticide, bodily transformation.
    We meet Mercer and Gage - a pair of god-hunters and mercenaries, in the employ of the Peninsulan Government. Meanwhile, a young prophet unexpectedly returns home to his people.
    Featuring: Daphne Nitsuga, JV Hampton Van-Sant, Sarah Griffin, Jamie Stewart, B. Narr and Daisy Bilenkin.
    Transcript: https://www.thesiltverses.com/transcript-season-2-chapter-1

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    • 38 min
    Chapter 17: If I Could Trace With Bloodless Fingers

    Chapter 17: If I Could Trace With Bloodless Fingers

    Carpenter wakes in a garden of the dead - and reflects on the possibility of life beyond the Trawler-man.
    Content warnings: This episode features descriptions of physical decay, acts of drowning/poisoning, and physical assault.
    This episode stars Sarah Griffin, Méabh de Brún, Sarah Golding, Daphne Nitsuga and JV Hampton Van-Sant. Additional voices provided by Cole Weavers and Michelle Kelly.
    Transcript: https://www.thesiltverses.com/transcript-season-2-chapter-2

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    • 35 min
    Chapter 18: If My Hands Could Shape The Flow

    Chapter 18: If My Hands Could Shape The Flow

    Across the border, in the city of Nesh, an exile attempts to make a fresh start.
    Content warnings: This episode contains reference to suicidality (10.20-11.30) and two scenes of extremely bloody violence, including character torture (26.00-30.00 and 33.00-34.00).
    Episode transcript:
    https://www.thesiltverses.com/transcript-season-2-chapter-3
    Cast:
    Lucille Valentine, Pip Gladwin, Jimmie Yamaguchi, Mintaka Angell, Shogo Miyakita, Michelle Kelly, and Siobhan McAuliffe.

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    • 40 min
    Chapter 19: I'd Bear This Song To The Precipice

    Chapter 19: I'd Bear This Song To The Precipice

    As Carpenter makes her long pilgrimage back to the White Gull River, she encounters a young girl who's been hallowed with a strange and unhappy condition - which leads her to make an impulsive decision.
    This episode features, in order of their appearance: Méabh de Brún, Daphne Nitsuga, Caleb del Rio, Carmella Brown, and Jonny Sims.
    Content warning: This episode features scenes of immolation.
    Transcript: https://www.thesiltverses.com/transcript-season2-4


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    • 39 min
    Chapter 20: And Rend Us Both To Dust Below

    Chapter 20: And Rend Us Both To Dust Below

    Episode summary:
    Paige embarks on her quest to make a new kind of god - and enlists the help of an old friend.
    This episode stars Jimmie Yamaguchi, David Ault and Lucille Valentine. The transcript can be found here.

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    • 35 min
    Chapter 21: We'd Both Go Plunging Downwards

    Chapter 21: We'd Both Go Plunging Downwards

    As Mercer and Gage continue their pursuit of the Trawler-man's disciples down the length of the White Gull, the ambitious Adjudicator Shrue embarks upon their re-election campaign...
    This episode stars Daphne Nitsuga, JV Hampton Van-Sant, Sarah Griffin, Sena Bryer and Oliver Smith. (It also features additional voices from James J Harringman, Tanja Milojevic, Lucille Valentine, Cole Weavers and Calder Dougherty.)
    Special thanks to Kiri Wolff and Clay Scarberry for Shrue campaign slogans.
    Warning: This episode also features scenes of intense body horror from the 26-minute mark onwards.
    Episode transcript: https://www.thesiltverses.com/transcript-season-2-chapter-6

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    • 36 min

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4.8 out of 5
263 Ratings

263 Ratings

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