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Top Rated Fiction Podcasts (Page 5)

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PODCAST – MIDNIGHT KINGDOMS
Midnight Kingdoms is an actual play podcast set in a world that lies between the twilight of dusk and dawn. A land being consumed by a bodiless form of fog and cloud. Magic is dying. The power and glory of its rivers and seas are becoming beds of dust and death. Where dreams manifest into reality and stalk the night for their prey. The people have come to accept this existence. It is all they have known. It has become a part of them. In darkness they live. They endure. They survive. All save a cadre of strangers from the Grey Wolf Company. The most recent pups refuse to purely endure. They are determined rise above mere acceptance of simple survival. They chase the hope of life in the darkness rather than wait for it in the false light. Follow their journey as as told in The Chronicles of the Grey Wolves.
The Edge of Sleep
When a night watchman finishes his shift at work, he is terrified to discover that everyone in the world who went to sleep the previous night has died. Now he and a band of survivors must stay awake and uncover the secret of this global epidemic, before they fall asleep. The Edge of Sleep Premieres September 24th, 2019! New Episodes Every Tuesday through November 5th. Starring and produced by Markiplier. Created by Jake Emanuel & Willie Block. Subscribe Today.
Broken, Alaska
Come visit Broken, Alaska! It's an indie Audio-fiction podcast about a tiny town with BIG stories! Improvised and odd, the locals disagree about everything from business to love, but still manage to live together. The resulting comedy genius from these dozen actors takes you on a wild ride full of mystery, comedy, and heartfelt friendships. You'll want to live in Broken!
The Two Princes
When Prince Rupert sets out to break the mysterious curse that’s destroying his kingdom, he’s ready to face whatever dastardly villain or vile monster stands in his way. What he isn’t prepared for are the bewildering new emotions he feels when he meets the handsome Amir, a rival prince on a quest to save his own realm. Forced to team up, the two princes soon discover that the only thing more difficult than saving their kingdoms is following their hearts. The Two Princes stars Noah Galvin (Booksmart, Dear Evan Hansen), Ari’el Stachel (The Band’s Visit), Christine Baranski (The Good Wife, The Good Fight), Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Sand and Fog, The Expanse), Matthew Rhys (The Americans), Samira Wiley (Orange Is the New Black, The Handmaid’s Tale). The Two Princes was written by Kevin Christopher Snipes and directed by Mimi O’Donnell.
Tabletop Squadron
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Tabletop Squadron is a Star Wars Edge of the Empire actual play podcast. We present stories in a campaign setting, with a consistent cast of actors and tell a long form story over many episodes. Come join us as a bounty hunter, a slicer, a colonist, and a smuggler learn to work together and find out what's really important to them. It's a big galaxy out there, and we intend to explore it all!
Tales of Frost Cricket
I was told that once, there was but one city; the Great Celestial City, a paragon of urban splendor which all other cities now imperfectly reflect. It was from this city that Frost Cricket, a former Prefect, set out to wander the world on foot. She travelled far, but her legend travelled farther, and now every fool and their mother will jump at the chance to tell you one of the altogether too many Tales of Frost Cricket. Updates First and Last Wednesday of Every Month!
Runelanders
A D&D5e AP podcast which brings you six-guns, sorcery & steampunk as you like it, our first series follows the first forays of a freshly-formed fellowship of felons as they navigate the saloons and salons of ancient Bailymena, the stately and sinister City of Steel and Steam. Will they remain outlaws, or become true villains?NSFW/K; our show contains about as much adult content as your typical adult-oriented premium cable show, mostly in the form of dark themes, sexual content, drug use, and coarse language. These aren't in every episode, and are mostly character points and background, but we don't shy away if they come into the spotlight. You've been warned. New Episodes drop Fridays!
Imagined Life
What is it like to be famous before you’re famous? What is it like to walk in the shoes of another person? Each episode of Imagined Life takes you on an immersive journey into the life of a world-famous person. It’ll be someone you may think you know, even admire -- or maybe the opposite. You’ll get clues to your identity along the way. But only in the final moments will you find out who “you” really are. So sit back, let go, and -- imagine your life, with our hosts, Oscar nominated Virginia Madsen and celebrated voice actor Robbie Daymond. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John.
The Gigantic Adventures of Jeff and Simon
Jeff & Simon is a family-friendly actual play podcast using the Suited RPG system by Escape Box Games. It's a story about a mouse named Jeff and a Pigeon named Simon who go on a gigantic adventure together in a strange new realm. Based on characters created in the Fate of Isen podcast.
Dark Ages
High fantasy. High culture. Low attendance. For the staff of the Rivercliffe Museum of Mostly Natural Histories, the only thing harder than attracting patrons is suffering each other.
Superstition Podcast
Superstition is a southwestern gothic mystery audio drama about a private eye, a bartender, a cop, a missing girl, an old mystery and one very spooky town in Arizona. Created by Sarah Kolb.
A Voice From Darkness
A Voice From Darkness is a horror & dark fantasy audio drama in the form of a call-in radio show. Join parapsychologist Dr. Malcolm Ryder as he helps those who witness and suffer the supernatural and the strange. Kristin Holland as Dr. Malcolm Ryder Written & Produced by Jac Rhys
History of Westeros (Game of Thrones)
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Come obsess over A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones with us! Our show is an enthusiastic and heavily-detailed look at the past, present and future of Westeros and the realms beyond.
Civilized
An improvised dark comedy sci-fi podcast by the award-winning creators of Alba Salix. Humanity’s final hope lies in terraforming a new world. A fleet of engineering ships are sent in advance of the colony ships sure to follow in their wake. But one lone ship becomes separated from the fleet and crashes onto an alien planet.
The City Within The Walls podcast
350 years ago, a great cataclysm nearly wiped out all life on earth. The descendants of the survivors are now ruled by a dystopian council. The Theosin provide opposition, but the council have a fierce weapon...the Enforcer. However like all good stories, there's a twist. The Enforcer (Saris) has been kidnapped by the opposition (the Theosin). Follow Tharin in this full cast serial dystopian, as he desperately tries to find Saris, in a story that has no real good guys.
GREAT & TERRIBLE
A high-school student stumbles upon an ancient curse that grants immortality — but there’s a catch — every full moon she must kill someone — anyone! — or she’ll die. ​
The Angel of Vine
A present day journalist uncovers the audio tapes of a 1950s private eye who cracked the greatest unsolved murder mystery Hollywood has ever known... and didn’t tell a soul. Starring Joe Manganiello, Alfred Molina, Constance Zimmer, Alan Tudyk, Camilla Luddington, Mike Colter, Misha Collins, Khary Payton, Nolan North, and Oliver Vaquer. "Angel Eyes" performed by Desi Dennis-Dylan. Directed by E. Ryan Martz. Written by Oliver Vaquer. Story by E. Ryan Martz, Jason Zumwalt and Oliver Vaquer. For a full list of Cast and Credits, visit https://angelofvine.com/credits.
Voyage to the Stars
Space: It’s big. Like, really big. These are the misadventures of a group of misfits that accidentally found themselves on the wrong side of a wormhole, trying not to blow up the galaxy in their attempts to make the long journey home. Join us on a voyage to the stars with the wholly unqualified Captain Tucker Lentz (Colton Dunn), scatterbrained scientist Elsa Rankfort (Felicia Day), apathetic technician Stew Merkel (Steve Berg) and the misanthropic A.I. Sorry (Janet Varney). The universe will never be the same.
The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel
The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is a high-quality serial mystery story for middle graders, performed by actual kids. Think Goonies, meets Spy Kids, meets Stranger Things for 8-12 year-olds. Listen along as eleven-year-old Mars Patel and his pals JP, Toothpick, and Caddie set out on a audacious adventure in search of two missing friends. The mysterious tech billionaire Oliver Pruitt might have a thing-or-two to say about their quest, because as he likes to say, To the stars! In fact, that’s just where they might be headed...
Earth Break
After everyone she's ever known was killed in an alien invasion, Lynn Gellert (Jenny Slate) might be the last person left on Earth. Her constant and only companion is the voice recorder she managed to salvage from her mother's house. As symptoms of a strange illness seem to set in, Lynn comes to terms with her mortality, only to realize that she's not sick, she's pregnant. Lynn is not a survivalist, or even good at camping, but somehow she has to find what it takes to confront a dangerous and uncertain future. Earth Break is written by Morgan Ormond. Starring Jenny Slate. Directed by Aaron Katz. Produced by April Lamb. Earth Break is presented by Skylark Media
Inn Between
A fantasy-adventure between adventures, wherein five heroes encounter monsters, magic, fighting, and friendship in the conveniently located Goblin’s Head Inn.
The Infinite Bad
The Infinite Bad is a comedy-horror roleplaying podcast from Definitely Human. In the aftermath of World War I, four strangers find themselves caught in a web of evil beyond their reckoning. To survive, they must band together despite their differences and unravel the grisly mysteries that entangle them. Written and games mastered by veteran roleplayer Giorgio Mariani, The Infinite Bad is a weekly descent into horror and silliness. The nightmare begins with The Secret of Drakelow Hall.
TENDRIL: The Banshee Chronicles
TENDRIL is a radio play-style narrative, set in the year 2287, which follows the epic tale of Cade, Kronist, and Switch: soldiers in the paranormal division of a futuristic Earth's military who face otherworldly threats. As they face down a galaxy of ghosts, demons, and monsters grotesque beyond belief, our brave heroes stare boldly into the abyss, and hope it doesn't have teeth. Based on a homebrew campaign for Monster of the Week, TENDRIL is a full-scale audio production with original music, lovingly crafted sound design, and professional-quality voice acting. It's like Futurama meets the X-Files. Or Buffy meets Star Trek.
Red Rhino
WES WHITTAKER is a high school boy who gets superpowers... that are really lame. Despite his undesirable circumstances, Wes and the mysterious Timeline Keeper, EVANGELINE, must learn how to use his annoying powers to save his family... and his timeline. Through lies, conspiracies, and high school trauma, Red Rhino is a story about family, growing up, choices, and responsibility.
L I M B O
On his 24th birthday, David woke up in the house he grew up in — only it’s not — & David is dead — but is there a way back?