Old Gods of Appalachia
A Once-Told Tale: The Wolf Sisters Part One

A Once-Told Tale: The Wolf Sisters Part One

April 2, 2020

To be a wolf is a thing of spring loaded joy, of black gummed panting death. Of pack and ground. Torn tendon and blood and broken bones in feasting abandon beneath a split and howling sky. But to be a wolf with the mind of mortal man or woman? No-we can't be trusted with that kind of power without being broken by it. Not even wise women of The Clutch. Not even them.

CW: Frank discussion of historical racism and treatment of migrant workers, depictions of period racism, cult activity, shapeshifting, supernatural animal violence, gore, dismemberment of a dead body, references to the KKK (pejorative), spiritual/demonic possession themed elements, references to historical sex work, references to the death of an adult child.

Written by Steve Shell
Sound design by Steve Shell
Narrated by Steve Shell
The voice of Miss Darla: Stephanie Hickling Beckman
Intro music: "The Land Unknown," written and performed by Landon Blood
Outro music: "I Cannot Escape the Darkness," written and performed by Those Poor Bastards

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