Swallowed by the Sea


This is the memory of Alfard Wey. Human, aged seventy-four, identified as male. Memory regards his experience aboard the merchant vessel Oracle.


Content Warnings include: Thalassophobia, alcoholism mention, loss, military service mention, tobacco mention, attempted suicide (drowning).

Transcription available here.

Show Notes

This episode features the voice of Gareth Cadogan as Paxton Ferox.
Written and edited by Gareth Cadogan.
Produced by Gina Moriarty.
With Original Music by Evangelos Anastassatos.

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The following music requires attribution under CC BY 3.0:

  • “The Parting”, “Long Note Two”, “Evening Melodrama”, “Take a Chance”, “Reign”, “Time Passes”, “Ignosi”, “Ominous”, “Seven Off” and “For the Fallen” by Kevin MacLeod