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Lost Shaman

A young Filipina in Toronto rediscovers her heritage & fights evil spirits in this modern coming-of-age audio drama.20-year old Saatchi Brilliante's life changes when her employer, Datu, is killed in a sudden attack at the Spirit House. Suddenly, Saatchi finds herself in the middle of unfamiliar worlds: mystical salons, grand mansions, dreamlike spiritlands and rainforests, searching for the killer and the demon responsible. Saatchi must tap into her Filipino culture and folklore and learn what it means to be a shaman, healer, sorceress - a babaylan. Learn more at https://www.instagram.com/sabelstudios/

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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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Introducing: Lost Shaman

Here you’ll find mystical salons, serpent demons, shaman side gigs, family feels, broke student vibes, throwbacks to classic Filipino folklore, and lots of soul-searching. Coming soon.

1min

2 May 2021

Rank #1

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Episode 1: Welcome to the Spirit House

20-year old Filipino-Canadian Saatchi Brilliante is on the hunt for another part-time job to pay for school. Soon, Saatchi finds herself with a side hustle way more than she bargained for - one that sends her to an ethereal and unreal world unlike ours.

31mins

18 May 2021

Rank #2

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Episode 2: It Started with a Pebble

There's too many questions.  Who is Ren and why does he keep on saying he's been greeted by a spirit? How much does Sister Starla know about the ones unlike us? Saatchi doesn't know what to think nor does she want to revisit her long-forgotten past.

31mins

24 May 2021

Rank #3

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Episode 3: The Serpent Who Devoured Seven Moons

Although Saatchi finally gets some answers, she falls even deeper into the world of the unknown. Suddenly, there's all these hypnotic chants, spells, rituals, and her reality is becoming a bit more unsettling and mystical than she signed up for.

26mins

1 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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Episode 4: The Demon's Mansion

Saatchi moves in to Ren's mansion and gets a taste of the life of the 1%. But it doesn't seem like everyone's happy with her arrival, especially Ren's roommate - the serpent demon. 

32mins

8 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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Episode 5: The Priestess Destiny

With too many spirits wanting to make an appearance and introduce themselves, it's getting harder to tell the difference between reality and the spirit world. Can Saatchi get out or will she be trapped like the many babaylans before her?

31mins

15 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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Episode 6: This Magic Is Made Up

Saatchi's starting to get the hang of rituals, although hers are a bit more freestyle. She's getting closer - to her mystical energy, babaylan magic, Ren's luxurious life, the truth, but also to demons waiting to pounce.

28mins

29 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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Episode 7: A Family Affair

Saatchi and Ren snoop around the Rui mansion only to discover that they're not the only ones trying to escape the snake demon. It's time for the duo to confront the past they've long forgotten. Only then can Saatchi and Ren find out how their blood ties to the spirit world.

22mins

12 Jul 2021

Rank #8