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2×06: Bitterness

2×06: Bitterness

June 29, 2022

In which there is a reunion that no one could have wished for, which only raises more questions... and much more doubt. 

(GONE will be taking a short mid-season break after this, returning on August 2nd!)

Writing, editing, and production by Sunny Moraine

Voices by Sunny Moraine and Gretchen Jones

Theme is "Highway to the Stars" by Kai Engel, with remixing by Sunny Moraine

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2×06: Bitterness (transcript)

2×06: Bitterness (transcript)

June 29, 2022

Cold open

N: I’ve been wondering what I’d do if I ever saw her again. 

N: Never bothered wondering what I’d do if I didn’t see her. But I… heard her. And she could hear me. 

N: It’s different when you aren’t face-to-face. Especially when you really know someone. Should be…I can listen to her voice and I can imagine her expression, her body language. I can imagine what her hands are doing. 

N: She always did talk a lot with her hands. 

N: I close my eyes and I can see her like she’s right in front of me. Or that’s how it should be. That’s what I should be saying. 

N: Truth is… I listened to her voice, and there was nothing. No expression. No body language. No hands. I listened to her, I closed my eyes, and I couldn’t see anything at all. 

N: It’s like I don’t know who she is anymore. Except… I mean, a while ago I came to the conclusion that I never really did know. 

N: The difference is… I don’t think she knows who I am either. 

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2×05: Bearing

2×05: Bearing

June 15, 2022

In which frustrating conversations are had and vital plans are made... and a new voice is heard. 

Writing, editing, and production by Sunny Moraine

Voices by Sunny Moraine, Jessica Finn, and Gretchen Jones

Theme is "Highway to the Stars" by Kai Engel, with remixing by Sunny Moraine

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2×05: Bearing (transcript)

2×05: Bearing (transcript)

June 15, 2022

Cold open

V: (still staticky but much clearer) I can’t believe it either. You have no idea how long I’ve been just… yelling into the void. I thought I was the only one left. 

N: Me too. I mean… I’ve been out here, I don’t even know how long, in the dark, wandering around with nothing—

V: Wait, wait, wait. What do you mean, in the dark?

N: It’s not dark where you—No. (partially to self) no, every time I’ve been outside when this has happened, it’s been daylight. 

V: What was that?

N: Look, I… This is going to sound crazy, but I think the world I’m from, the world I’ve been in… It’s not the same world as yours. It’s somewhere else. 

[long pause]

N: (panicky) Hello?

V: I’m still here. (Shorter pause) It doesn’t sound as crazy as you’d think. It… actually it makes perfect sense. 

N: Why? …Wait, do you understand what’s going on? Who are you? 

V: I do understand. I understand at least some of it. Who I am… that’s a longer story. Probably a lot longer than we have time for now. You need to listen very, very carefully and do exactly as I say.

N: Why?

V: Because what I’m going to tell you… It’s going to save your life. It might save everything. 

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2×04 Breakthrough

2×04 Breakthrough

May 31, 2022

In which frightening implications are reassessed and a final attempt is made -- and so is a connection.

Writing, editing, and production by Sunny Moraine

Voices by Sunny Moraine and Jessica Finn

Theme is "Highway to the Stars" by Kai Engel, with remixing by Sunny Moraine

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2X04 Breakthrough (transcript)

2X04 Breakthrough (transcript)

May 31, 2022

Cold open 

N: I never knew what they were. 

N: I was never sure they were there at all. Not even when they came after me. When I could feel them. I felt half crazy by then. I was half crazy. So later after that little encounter by the radio tower I was pretty confident in their reality, but then again I also don’t really know what real means anymore, so. 

N: Even if they were real… Did it matter? 

N: Then I left and I didn’t see them again. 

N: Until now. 

N: That has to mean something, right? It has to. 

N: I feel like it means this is all getting more dangerous. 

N: I feel like this could be a whole new problem. 

N: I think I need to have a gun again. 

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2×03: Bottleneck

2×03: Bottleneck

May 17, 2022

In which assertive moves are undertaken, unsettling possibilities are considered, and startling discoveries are made.

(CW for explicit discussion of suicide)

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Writing, editing, and production by Sunny Moraine

Voices by Sunny Moraine

Theme is "Highway to the Stars" by Kai Engel, with remixing by Sunny Moraine

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2×03 Bottleneck (transcript)

2×03 Bottleneck (transcript)

May 17, 2022

Cold open:

 

N: So that time I tried hanging again. 

N: As far as methods of suicide go, hanging sucks, one star, do not recommend. I mean it works, but that’s about all I can say for it. 

N: This is a motel room, I’m probably not even the first person to try that here.

N: In classic me fashion, I have no idea what the fuck to do now. I mean there’s the radio, yeah, but in terms of goals, that seems ridiculously inadequate to the situation. And I’ve… I guess you’d say I slept through one reset, because I only came back after the one that just happened.

N: So if anything changed again, I missed it that time. Yeah, that was real fucking stupid.  Wasn’t… I wasn’t exactly thinking. That’s not an excuse, but.

N: It actually occurred to me, though. What if this… How whenever I kill myself, I come back at the next reset. What if that’s…

N: I dunno, it’s really unsettling to even contemplate. 

N: What if that’s one of the things that changes?

N: What if one of these times I do it and… it takes?

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2×02: Blackout

2×02: Blackout

May 3, 2022

In which developments are processed, an uncomfortable conversation is had, and an old friend - or the next best thing to them - reappears.

Writing, editing, and production by Sunny Moraine

Voices by Sunny Moraine

Theme is "Highway to the Stars" by Kai Engel, with remixing by Sunny Moraine

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2×01: Blockage

2×01: Blockage

May 3, 2022

In which a long silence is broken, and the rules begin to change in new and astonishing ways.

Writing, editing, and production by Sunny Moraine

Voices by Sunny Moraine and Jessica Finn

Theme is "Highway to the Stars" by Kai Engel, with remixing by Sunny Moraine

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