(Note: this episode is a rewrite, recasting, and remaster of the original "Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask (Part 1)," and is our recommended jumping-on point for the series. If you're curious about changes made, the original version of "Murderous Mask" can be found on our website at thepenumbrapodcast.com
Juno Steel has had a lot of clients in his time, high-profile and low. But when he’s called in to investigate the murder of Croesus Kanagawa, head of the Kanagawa crime-family-slash-entertainment-network, it’s not the client that interests him. It’s what Croesus was wearing when he died – and an ancient curse that hangs over that very strange mask.
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"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
"La Madeline Au Truffe" (composed by Jeris) by basematic (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/basematic/33580
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“RG window.wav” by cmusounddesign http://www.freesound.org/people/cmusounddesign/sou…
"Spooky ambience #2” by KRISTIANKULTA http://www.freesound.org/people/KRISTIANKULTA/soun…
“Jackhammer” by MrAuralization http://www.freesound.org/people/MrAuralization/sou…
“16582_tedthetrumpet_kettleswitch1_(remix).wav” by FreqMan http://www.freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/258…
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A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
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(Transcript by Sarah Baum.)
- Some gore/"body horror"
- Sudden loud noises
- Depictions of being chased/pursued