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The Cleansed: A Post-Apocalyptic Saga

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Equal parts "Mad Max" and "The Stand," this post apocalyptic saga is set in a world 15 years after the collapse of the world as we know it. A brother and sister grow up in rural Maine and unwittingly embark on a adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world. An epic serialized audio drama adventure with 30+ actors, cinematic sound design and original music. Winner of Mark Time Award for sci-fi audio and finalist in Romania's Grand Prix Nova award.

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Equal parts "Mad Max" and "The Stand," this post apocalyptic saga is set in a world 15 years after the collapse of the world as we know it. A brother and sister grow up in rural Maine and unwittingly embark on a adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world. An epic serialized audio drama adventure with 30+ actors, cinematic sound design and original music. Winner of Mark Time Award for sci-fi audio and finalist in Romania's Grand Prix Nova award.

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By GoldwaveYT - Feb 12 2020
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Gotta love when somebody takes everything away unless you pay and won’t shut up about how you can pay for it

love podcast

By PappyJoe2014 - Oct 24 2019
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Liked the podcast. But why cant I see S2 and S3?

iTunes Ratings

396 Ratings
Average Ratings
150
57
36
42
111

Bad

By GoldwaveYT - Feb 12 2020
Read more
Gotta love when somebody takes everything away unless you pay and won’t shut up about how you can pay for it

love podcast

By PappyJoe2014 - Oct 24 2019
Read more
Liked the podcast. But why cant I see S2 and S3?
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The Cleansed: A Post-Apocalyptic Saga

Latest release on Feb 07, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Season 3 Trailer

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The world as we knew it fell apart. Now, what’s left  hangs in the balance.  Three teens have found themselves the last ones standing in a struggle against two madmen intent on oblivion. But they have learned the world is more terrible than they can comprehend, and a horror beyond the grasp of man may be their only hope left.
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Nov 06 2015

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Rank #2: S1 Episode 2: The Christening

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Far from the safety of the Refuge lies the City of Corinth, a broken place that once called itself New York. From the ashes, John Prophet emerged, uniting disparate groups and pushing out rival gangs. The city lay in - well, not quite peace - but a state of sanctity for some years, before a new force entered: The Republic.

But on this day, no one decries the Republic. These soldiers, with their guns and ships, are turning on electricity and promising freedom. There is music, parades, fireworks. No one sees the looming shadow behind them. No one sees that behind their promises of good will, lies an iron fist.

While dark shadows grow behind the wake of a parade, Luke and Maria find themselves headed down an uncertain path, while all is not quiet outside the gates of the Refuge.

Apr 06 2012

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Rank #3: S1 Episode 3: The Road

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Dawn is a dim glow on the horizon of the Refuge when savage cries echo from the horizon. Moments later, the chalky rain-starved land turns into an inferno that David and his motley survivors must stop at all costs. Further down the river, Prophet collapses into a heap and Luke runs off looking for help. As Prophet flits in and out of consciousness, he pushes Maria to make a decision that will change the path of everything to come.
In the Republic, the fanfare of C-Day is over and Lucian, ever the loyal worker, heads back down for another day at the slag pits... But something's not right. Saul plays a dangerous game, charming the Republic's High Council and eeking secrets from the young boy Zeke.

May 05 2012

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Rank #4: S1 Episode 4: The Hermit

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Having made her decision to continue on the journey, Maria follows John's direction and steers their canoe downriver. But evils lay before them in this torn land. In a bleak homely homestead in the woods, amidst stacks of rusted up junk cars and a hodge-podge hydro-mill, Maria and John encounter a monster - one that walks on two legs. Can they survive a horror of this hopeless age?

Meanwhile, in the Republic, Lucian finds himself out of hope and alone in the sewers. All seems lost, until a man emerges from the deep, promising him a life of redemption if he only pledges fealty to God in heaven. Little does Lucian know that this wandering preacher is looking for something, too... And what they're looking for has the power to upset the equilibrium of their fair city and usher in the ultimate battle.

Jun 02 2012

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Rank #5: S1 Episode 5: The Believers

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In the wake of the nightmare that was Tully's barn, Sam appears ready to go to battle. But there is no battle left, and no chance to help but to mop up the mess. Marc, a wounded young warrior from the Dwellers, tries to keep his lips tight about his homeland and his plight, but it's clear there are few options left but to plow forward, whatever the cost.

Amos and Lucian escape the fire and conflagration with Paul, a strange man who bears witness to a coming holy war. Paul leads them to the home of his people - the Believers - who welcome them with open arms. Arms maybe a little too open.

Zeke, awkwardly moving into a new role, tells a secret to Richard that sets unimaginable wheels into motion.

Jul 07 2012

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Rank #6: S1 Episode 6: The Crossing

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Rage burns in David's blood, as hot and incendiary as the coals which lit the crops of The Refuge into a blaze that may leave his people hungry as the brutal winter comes on. As David and his buddy Chris careen on the biodiesel powered ATV "Moby," Sam, John and the youths land on shore nearby, and realize that a terrible and preventable tragedy is coming on.

In the Republic, Lucian still searches desperately for Amos, and is asked to attend a secret meeting where Paul's full plans are revealed. Saul shows his true colors as well, and they are black, black, black.

Aug 03 2012

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Rank #7: S1 Episode 7: The Dwellers

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With horrors behind them and uncertainty ahead of them, Luke and Maria must come to terms -- the road without each other is too frightening. Meanwhile, they have a new friend, one of the Dwellers who shows them beneath the surface of a world that has existed nearby to them their whole lives that they've never seen.

While the youths bond, Prophet is dragged before the Dwellers and Refuge alike to confront his actions. Prophet makes one last plea, telling the story of his battles with the Republic and the dangers that confront everyone and makes a poignant case: do these angered tribes unite against a common enemy, or destroy the man who has wronged so many to get this far?

Sep 08 2012

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Rank #8: S1 Episode 8: The Revolt

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The stage has been set for an incredible battle. John Prophet is locked up, awaiting his fate at the hands of the Dwellers' justice.

Their "BOL" in rural Maine seems far, far away from the troubles afflicting old New York, but this feeling of safety is about to be annihilated. Because in an open field, as a band plays fiddle and Marc and Luke watch the stars, a darker shape looms on the horizon...

And in the City, two forces rise up in mighty conflagration. The stakes are raised and the battle for the soul of the City is underway.

Angels and devils appear in the streets and fire rains from the sky. When the smoke clears, there are victors and losers, and a long road yet ahead for Maria, Luke, and Marc.

Oct 06 2012

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Rank #9: S2 Episode 1: The Hunters

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The Dweller compound has survived an attack and our heroes are headed south along a treacherous river.  Luke is stricken with mind-freezing nightmares and learning to hunt.  John fears the challenges of the raging river and Maria tries to befriend a wild creature, but Sam has other ideas.

Meanwhile, in the City, things are heating up in the battles between the Believers and Saul's force, the Wolves.  Lucian and Amos launch a strike that goes awry, and learn about yet new forces that enter the battle.

Jul 06 2013

42mins

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Rank #10: Introducing: Of Fae & Fiends

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Preview of the first episode of FAE & FIENDS, a new dark faerie tale podcast by Fred Greenhalgh, creator of THE CLEANSED and THE DARK TOME.

Lizzie returns to her family’s ancestral farmhouse in rural Maine and discovers tapes in the attic that reveal an amazing family secret.

Hear remaining episodes by going to StitcherPremium.com and use code FIEND to get immediate access to this binge-able audio experience!

Feb 07 2020

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