Season 1 Episodes (1-12)

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Episode 1 (Pilot): “The Ascension,” Written and Directed by JV Torres

  • General Asilas Roman is given the authority to save the United States from collapse after a crippling civil war from the weak and indecisive president. Asilas uses his military genius to wreck the plans of five separatist groups of states and unifies the country. In the wake of this reunification, the decision was made by the shadow government referred to as the “monsters” that the United States would change from a democracy to an absolute monarchy, and naming General Asilas Roman as the nation’s first king.
  • Features the songs “My Life’s Work” performed by John Brazile (www.john.brazile.com) and “Impossible Bottle” performed by Signal To Noise (www.findyoursignal.com).

Episode 2: “Night Terrors,” Written and Directed by JV Torres

  • King Asilas wrestles with his demons, both in his dreams and in the real world. Quintin Capone, a close confidant of the king, addresses some of his concerns as they pertain to corruption in the schools throughout the kingdom. Abigail Sierra, the king’s object of affection causes a rift between him and Queen Rebekah. The king’s secret shrink, Dr. Ezekiel, tries to ease his mind as he copes with his frequent night terrors.
  • Features the song “Darker Than Blue” performed by Marco Vega (marcovega.bandcamp.com), “Duet” performed by Sea Cucumber (www.reverbnation.com/seacucumber) and other music by Headphaze, Doc King Cole and JVMP.

Episode 3: “The Monster Group,” Written and Directed by JV Torres

  • King Asilas tries to filter through who in his inner circle are working with the group of shadow government people he refers to as the “Monsters.” He meets with the English King as a matter or formality, discovers the royal families from around the globe are conspiring against him and America, but sends an firm message in an epic speech before thousands. Asilas and Capone begin the next phase of their plan to counter the underground actions of the group.
  • Features the song “Medicate” by Mayne (www.iammayne.com). Other music contributions by Brian Cheverie, James Skaggs, Audiojungle, InspectorJ and Cylon8472 @Freesound.org.

Episode 4: “The Fine Line,” Written and Directed by JV Torres

  • The country’s  new Minister of Interior, Jeremy Oreb, discovers Russian terrorists active in neighboring Canada are plotting massive attacks on the New Kingdom and planning the assassination of King Asilas.  The intensity builds as King Asilas and America contemplate the possibility of waging war on Canada.
  • Features the song “Apathy” by Little Atlas. Music contributions by (score) Joshua Nelson, Freesound.org, and Audio Jungle.”Black Vortex” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Episode 5: “Poisonous Frequencies,” Written and Directed by JV Torres

  • Minister Oreb, at the behest of King Asilas, sets out to destroy the moguls of the entertainment industry by exposing their connection to the occult and the Devil himself. What first appears to be an old fashioned witch trial becomes an all out assault on the king’s insistence on controlling every aspect of people’s lives. The trial turns into a purging of demonic influence on American society, but not before the king is subjected to accusations of racism and fascism.
  • Features the song “Killer Klimate” by DJ Elevator (featuring Bee Dymondz), and the music of Headphaze and Stratcat322 at freesound.org, “Clouds of Mordan” by Dave Travis,  Brian Cheverie, “Too Cool,” “Unseen Horrors,” “Hot Pursuit,” “Inexorable,” “Ossuary,” and “Shadowlands 3- Machine” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/, and Audio Jungle.

Episode 6: “The Visitation,” Written by JV Torres and Alex Olsen, Directed by JV Torres

  • King Asilas continues to wrestle with his demons and begins sleeping more in the daytime, which makes him less accessible and creates concern among those in his inner circle. During one of his day naps, Asilas is visited by a strange man who claims to be the angel Gabriel. Asilas is convinced Gabriel is who he says he is and begins to carry out the “errands of God.” Special appearance by Alex Olsen of the Everlasting Beholders in this unique “crossover” episode of two audio dramas.
  • Features the song “Living in Sin” by JVMP and “Who” by THEINTIMATES. Other contributors include Joshua Nelson, “Metal Introduction” by Tristan Lohengrin, Klankbeeld (sound from http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/), freesoound.org, “Relent,” “Hiding Your Reality,” “Malicious,” “Gymnopedie No. 3,” and “Painful Disorientation” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/, and Audio Jungle.

Episode 7: “On The Brink” Written and Directed by JV Torres

  • America is making unlikely alliances in the middle east and elsewhere in an effort to force nations controlled by the monster group to react. King Asilas simultaneously forms his “High Council” and names eight “Lords” to oversee every facet of his government as America prepares to set in motion the king’s most ambitious plans. Abigail thinks the king is in love with her.
  • Features the song “Hurricane” by Kylie Nicole. Other contributors include Brian Cheverie, freesound.org, Airbornesound.com, Audio Jungle, and “Mystery Bazaar,” and “River of IO” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/.

Episode 8: “Lifting the Fog” Written by JV Torres and Alex Olsen, Directed by JV Torres

  • Lord Oreb and his team initiate the modified poison filter and “lift the fog” of the entire population of Mexico, setting into motion the largest civilian revolt in the nation’s history. The Mexican government is essentially decimated and American forces move in to occupy the country and make Mexico the 53rd state of the New Kingdom. Soon plans are drawn for more such “take overs” in the Western Hemisphere. The European Alliance is on its heels as the world reacts to America’s occupation of Mexico. Abigail is nearly raped by comrades and Alisas goes into a rage.
  • Features the songs “Be You” by The Intimates, “Trees Clouds Soothe” by Strange N Free, and “Reinvent” by Pop Slop. Other contributors include freesound.org, Airbornesound.com, Audio Jungle, and “Prelude and Action,” and “The Escalation” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/.

Episode 9: “Falling Dominoes” Written by JV Torres and Alex Olsen, Directed by JV Torres

  • America expands the kingdom into Central America and is eyeing South America. Asilas meets the Chinese president in secret only to learn he is being double crossed and his poison filter weapon has a flaw. Lord Vanessa Banks is invited to dinner so her daughter, Monica, can formally meet Asilas’s son Jacob, who has expressed interest in her. But there are some complications everywhere.
  • Features the songs “Crazy for Your Love” by Bill Newton, “Rockbeat” by Ben L, and “Between Man and Machine” by Green Hill Drive. Other contributions by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/, freesound.org and Audio Jungle.

Episode 10: “The Impetus to Reign” Written and Directed by JV Torres

  • Jacob proclaims his love for Monica Banks, but her motives for their relationship come to light. Lord Shelley and Asilas finalize their plans for a European invasion ahead of their campaign to invade Canada. The Brits engage American and Chinese forces in the South Atlantic Sea. Abigail learns the truth about why Asilas has been preparing her for her ultimate mission.
  • Features the song “If I Were The King” by Nelly’s Echo. Other contributions include “Tumult” by Kai Engle, “Solo Sax 1” by MusicByPedro, “The Scent of Cedars” and “Even When We Fall” by Philipp Weigl, “Xanzibart” by Ben L, “Unholy Night,” “Malicious, and “Wretched Destroyer” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/, freesound.org and Audio Jungle.

Episode 11: “Hand to the Throat” Written by JV Torres and Alex Olsen, Directed by JV Torres

  • America and China engage the British and French Navy in the South Atlantic Ocean in a classic navy naval battle. Asilas tells Gabriel about the Drax and reveals some terrifying secrets about them. Lord Jackson meets with Asilas to talk about easing anxiety among the people as the world braces for a nuclear world war. Asilas sees Abigail as she makes her final preparations for her mission to assassinate the Canadian Prime Minister. Dr. Ezekiel tries to ease the king’s racing mind, and manages to extract some long overdue confessions.
  • Features the song “Drop Off” by Mawcore. Other contributions include “Aurora” by Kevin Hartnell, “Ruins” by Mystery Mammal, and “You Can’t Beat the Machine” by Komiku. Other contributions include Martin H Emes, freesound.org, soundbible.com and Audio Jungle.

Episode 12: Season 1 Finale! “The Manifest Destiny” Written by JV Torres and Alex Olsen, Directed by JV Torres

  • Jacob and Isaac exchange heated words about who will succeed their father as king. The Spartan team makes it to their target with the intention of gaining access to the Canadian Prime Minister. Abigail makes a startling confession to Asilas before executing their ultimate plan. America braces for an impending nuclear attack from Britain and the European Alliance.
  • Features the song “Star Spangled Battle Hymn” by Jeffrey Paxton and “Journey Home” by UnDead Asylum. Other contributions by Kevin MacLeod (“Killers”) at (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/, “Vlatko Blažek” Varaždin, Croatia
    e-mail: vlatkoblazek@gmail.com http://www.freesound.org/people/VlatkoBlazek/”, freesound.org and Audio Jungle.