Archive 81: What Lies Beneath Season 1, Ep 8
The Otherworld beckons; Melody circles back to the Visser, where a new devices captures a sacrifice; much depends on Dan's journey into the unknown. [more inside]
Archive 81: The Ferryman Season 1, Ep 7
The veil drops from a cursed film's origins; at the Vos Mansion in 1924, Iris recruits Rose for a blood ritual; Dan knows he must find Anabelle.
Archive 81: The Circle Season 1, Ep 6
Panic grows when Dan learns about his predecessor and Melody tries to track the source of the Visser's dangers.
Archive 81: Through The Looking Glass Season 1, Ep 5
The past blurs into the present when Melody visits a forbidden floor in search of an inspired Anabelle; music leads to lost souls and revelations.
Archive 81: Spirit Receivers Season 1, Ep 4
Virgil puts the heat on Mark. Melody turns up in the present-day, at the complex. Dan engages, it all seems very real, until it doesn't. In the past, in the Visser, Melody goes to a dinner party, there's a seance. A snuff film is discussed, as well as whether Melody's mother, the mysterious Julia Bennett, is still alive. The past and the present collide, on film, and it's freaking scary.
Archive 81: Terror in the Aisles Season 1, Ep 3
The past loops back around as Melody returns to Steven with Jess; Mark checks out a find; Dan tries to map his situation, but he may be losing his way. [more inside]
Archive 81: Wellspring Season 1, Ep 2
Archivist Dan talks to his friend Mark, the radio conspiracy show host, and asks him to look into the Visser Building's history, and try to find out more about Melody and her relationship with Dan's father. Cellphone reception is terrible near the remote site so he has to run into the woods to find a signal. He spots a small figure in red scarpering about, but is stopped by a fence. In the past, Jess is trying to meet residents of the building, with not much success, though there is a "meet cute." Something is clearly not right, in the past or the present, and the "horror" vibe is starting to amp up.
Archive 81: Mystery Signals Season 1, Ep 1
A skilled video editor / restorer is hired to examine some cassettes that were found in the smoldering remains of the Visser Building. They were shot by a sociologist doing research on the building's inhabitants. Mixing found-footage with scenes from the past and present, the mystery deepens. It's the video version of the Archive 81 podcast
Season 2 begins. Terrible things happen to Dan.
Finale: Daniel is still missing, but maybe for good reason. One story ends while another, a much larger one, begins again. Since we sort of trailed off with the episode posts, I figured a season-ender might be interesting. [more inside]