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Some places are far darker than deep space. Places where the shadows smile. Where men go mad and lovers go missing. These stygian corners of existence are where reality is stretched thin and something hungry is waiting just outside the corner of your eye.Turn out the lights, take a deep breath, and dare to visit one of these places.Crescent is dark science fiction at it's most visceral. Phil Rossi weaves a tale that is reminiscent of old school Stephen King but with a shiny, new set of tricks and an appetite to terrify. There's sex. There's corruption. There's horror. And after you sweat your way through the first chapter, there's plenty more to keep you awake at night.Crescent features an original soundtrack written and performed by the author. "... what is right now, my addiction -- Crescent. I'm waiting to see what happens with the freakin' story. *I* do this to people, other people don't do this to me!" -- Scott Sigler, author of Infested (Infection), Earthcore, and Ancestor."If you're debating about subscribing to Crescent, I've got one question: Why are you hesitating? Just push the button that says "Subscribe" and hold on. This podcast is part Babylon 5, part Firefly, and part Blade Runner... only darker." -- Tee Morris, Author of Morevi, Billibub Baddings and the Case of the Singing Sword, and co-author of Podcasting for Dummies."The writing is great, the reading is first class; the production - the use of atmospheric music and ambient sound like crowd noise is really effective." -- Mike Bennett, author of One Among the Sleepless.

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This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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1. Crescent: Part 1 - Crescent

-In this episode: Welcome to Crescent. Gerald Evans, a salvage pilot, arrives on the space station to receive a warm welcome, a job offer, and an unexpected visitor.


1 Nov 2007

Rank #1

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2. Crescent: Part 2 - Crescent

-In this episode: Some days are better than others. Gerald, hung-over and sleep-deprived, accepts a new job. Gerald experiences bad coffee and has a strange encounter. His first day on the job does not go according to plan.


2 Nov 2007

Rank #2

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3. Crescent: Part 3 - Crescent

-In this episode: It's a colorful evening at the local watering hole. Loud music and an almost-brawl give way to bloodshed and nightmarish sights. Crescent Security Officer Marisa Griffin has a rude awakening. She spends the rest of the night in a hospital bed.


3 Nov 2007

Rank #3

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4. Crescent: Part 4 - Crescent

-In this episode: Some days are better than others--take two. Another rough shift on the job makes Gerald wonder if he made the right decision. Gerald and Marisa have a talk and make up for a few hours. Gerald thinks he's seeing things (again) and decides to accept


4 Nov 2007

Rank #4

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13. Crescent: Part 13, Act I - Crescent

-In this episode: Gerald and Ina make discover strange and grim things within the geological outpost. Albin moves some inventory. Marisa goes to Nigel for help.


13 Nov 2007

Rank #5

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5. Crescent: Part 5 - Crescent

-In this episode: Gerald Evans and Ina Cortez leave Crescent on a below-the-radar salvage run in search of a two-hundred year old derelict. Marisa returns to work at Security HQ only to face a change in responsibilities. In a dark and distant asteroid field, Gerald


5 Nov 2007

Rank #6

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8. Crescent: Part 8 - Crescent

-In this episode: Walter Vegan wants more money. Donovan Cortez has a confession to make. Marisa goes down to the water.


8 Nov 2007

Rank #7

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18. Crescent: Part 16 - Crescent

-In this episode: Gerald and the Mayor's boys have a sit down. Ina makes a diagnosis. Gerald and Bean go for a ride.


18 Nov 2007

Rank #8

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21. Crescent: Part 18, Act II - Crescent

-In this episode: Marisa visits Gerald. Ina and Marisa have a chat. There's a party at Heathens.


21 Nov 2007

Rank #9

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6. Crescent: Part 6 - Crescent

-In this episode: Crescent's Mayor is distracted; he still manages to appreciate the view. Marisa is called into service. A familiar scalp leads Marisa off the beaten path.


6 Nov 2007

Rank #10