Stories from the Hearth

7 - The Pale Blue Dot (Part One)

Episode Summary

In this extra special episode of Stories from the Hearth, flying freelancer Jahanara Khan seeks refuge in a run-down space station called the Pale Blue Dot. It is a den of depravity and illicit transactions, run by a ragtag group of aliens including a disgruntled green blob, and a frighteningly upbeat Texan automaton. What Jahanara wants with such a place, we can hardly guess. But when she runs into an old, hyper-intelligent, floating friend, her dangerous secret soon becomes everybody's problem.

Episode Notes

In this extra special episode of Stories from the Hearth, flying freelancer Jahanara Khan seeks refuge in a run-down space station called the Pale Blue Dot. It is a den of depravity and illicit transactions, run by a ragtag group of aliens including a disgruntled green blob, and a frighteningly upbeat Texan automaton. What Jahanara wants with such a place, we can hardly guess. But when she runs into an old, hyper-intelligent, floating friend, her dangerous secret soon becomes everybody's problem.

CW: drug use, violence, sexual reference

With character design and guest voice acting from Robbie Durham, and original guest artwork and character design from Jack Magee, this is set to be one of Stories from the Hearth's most ludicrously fun episodes to date.

This story concludes in Episode #8 - out Sunday 9th May 2021 (09.05.21)

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Original Artwork by Jack Magee
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Additional Voices by Robbie Durham
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