Malevolent

By Harlan Guthrie

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Subscribers: 307
Reviews: 5


 May 31, 2022
best podcast I've heard in a long time.

Sean
 May 20, 2022
The best podcast I have heard in years

NGC300
 Apr 2, 2022
A horror monodrama that is not to be missed.

Ranelle
 Dec 29, 2020

H
 Sep 23, 2020
This podcast is quite original, well thought out and beautifully produced. I highly recommend giving this a listen if you like mystery, horror, lovecraftian themes or serialized fiction at all really. Great podcast!

Description

Do not fear the dark, fear what darkness brings...


Arkham Private Investigator Arthur Lester wakes up with no memory of who he is or what has happened, only a nameless, eerie voice guiding him through the darkness.


Blind, terrified, and confused, his journey will lead him towards a series of mysteries in the hopes of understanding the truth of what has transpired.


As cosmic horrors seep into the world around, Arthur must ask himself whether this entity truly seeks to help him, or are its intentions more…


Malevolent


Malevolent is produced, written, edited, performed, scored & created by Harlan Guthrie.


This podcast contains mature themes, explicit language, bodily horror, violence, otherworldly terror and death. Listener discretion is advised. Full transcripts of every episode are available here.




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Episode Date
Part 23 "The Past"
1:02:44

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.


In part twenty three, Arthur wakes to find himself in the home of a strange yet familiar man. The Larson estate, which sits high overlooking the town of Addison holds more than just answers to questions long since asked. Arthur must confront not only his current situation but also what he left behind for fear of his past finally catching up to him...

 

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Jul 01, 2022
Part 22 "The Town"
49:38

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.


In the twenty second episode of our tale, the town of Addison is no longer a unknown place. Arthur must make amends with the entity in his mind as he struggles to come to terms with what has happened. Finding a way home however is not as straight forward as one would hope. The path that Arthur walks is narrow and one wrong step will surely lead him tumbling down into the unfathomable dark...

 

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May 31, 2022
Part 21 "The Unconquerable"
44:26

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.


In the twenty first episode of Malevolent Arthur finds himself in an unknown place with an unfamiliar voice in his mind. Overwhelmed by loss, and with no one to turn to, he struggles to find the power to move forward as he comes head to head with the fighting spirit within. Will he push forward and find the strength he needs to survive...

 

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May 01, 2022
Coda
13:21
co·da /ˈkōdə/   noun "A musical Coda is often necessary after the climax of the piece, or when an idea is brought to its structural conclusion. The coda allows the listener to look back on the work and allows them to take it all in, in order to create a sense of balance."

This is the Coda of our tale, but it is not the end.  Part 21 will release May 1st, 2022.  However, more of this story is available now via subscribing to our Patreon. Additionally, you get to make the choices as to what happens next.  https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream


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Mar 27, 2022
Part 20 "The King"
50:55
Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him. In the Twentieth part of Malevolent the final confrontation is here. Compelled to find out if his daughter is in the Dreamlands, Arthur and the Entity head within the walls of an unknown City in hopes of finding her. Here they will encounter a truly unexpected truth as well as gain the tools to confront the King in Yellow once and for all...   If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream

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Feb 26, 2022
Part 19 "The Prison"
51:46
Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him. In this, the Nineteenth episode of our series, Arthur wakes to find himself in the Prison pits - a deadly and unforgiving place within the Dreamlands. With the entity inside twisting the knife whenever it can, Arthur is pulled in many different directions until the prospect of escape becomes a possibility. Together, they must find a way out and seek answers to the questions they've long awaited... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream

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Jan 28, 2022
Part 18 "The Madness"
43:22
Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him. In the Eighteenth episode, we find Arthur and the entity in his head at odds. After narrowly surviving the pit, both find it hard to reach a common understanding when a third part enters their midst. Fractured by a truth, the voices in Arthurs head continue to grow as the madness truly begins to take hold... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream

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Dec 22, 2021
Part 17 "The Fall"
45:49
Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him. The Seventeenth part of this journey finds Arthur at the bottom of a fathomless depth with an unknown creature. Through instinct and luck Arthur must fight his way out of the labyrinth that is the darkened abyss. The fall will not only test his strength but also his mind for the dark is known to play tricks... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream

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Nov 22, 2021
Nine to Midnight
1:35:21

On the eve of Halloween, nine storytellers make their way to an abandoned asylum to share their terrifying truths about the darkness that exists around them. As the tales unfold, each more visceral than the last, the nine may just discover that it is not the waking world to fear, but the horrors that lay within.

Nine to Midnight is a collaborative storytelling event between nine podcasts

Malevolent (https://www.malevolent.ca) WOE.BEGONE (https://www.woebegonepod.com) Wake of Corrosion (https://wakeofcorrosion.carrd.co) The Dead Letter Office of Somewhere, Ohio (https://www.somewhereohio.com) The Cellar Letters (https://www.thecellarletters.com) The Storage Papers (https://www.thestoragepapers.com) The Town Whispers (https://www.thetownwhispers.com) Nowhere, On Air (https://nowhereonairpodcast.weebly.com) Hell Gate City Companion (https://www.hellgatecity.com)

CREDITS & CONTENT WARNINGS

CW: General horror, swearing throughout

Produced by Harlan GuthrieMaster edit by Harlan Guthrie 'Nine to Midnight' written by Harlan Guthrie.

Performed by Harlan Guthrie, Dylan Griggs, Shaun Pellington, Rat Grimes, Jamie Petronis, Jeremy Enfinger, Nathan Lunsford, Cole Weavers, Jess Syratt, and Kevin Berrey. 

8:05 | 'Rare Book' written, performed, edited, and mixed by Harlan Guthrie of Malevolent.

16:50 | 'The Knocking' written, performed, edited, mixed, and music composed & performed by Dylan Griggs of WOE.BEGONE. 

27:05 | 'The Broken Man' written, performed, edited, and mixed by Shaun Pellington of Wake of Corrosion.

CW: Violence, injury

35:30 | 'The Pool' written, performed, edited, mixed, and music composed & performed by Rat Grimes of The Dead Letter Office of Somewhere, Ohio.

CW: Death, drowning

44:42 | 'The 1 to 5 Minute Man' written, performed, edited, and mixed by Jamie Petronis of The Cellar Letters.

52:24 | 'Ridgefield Manor' written, edited, and mixed by Nathan Lunsford.

Performed by Jeremy Enfinger and Nathan Lunsford of The Storage Papers.

Additional sounds from Zapsplat (https://www.zapsplat.com).

CW: Discussion of murder and suicide

1:02:45 | 'Public Access' written, performed, edited, and mixed by Cole Weavers of The Town Whispers.

1:12:34 | 'The Shortcut' written, performed, edited, and mixed by Jess Syratt of Nowhere, On Air. 

1:22:14 | 'Peepers Creepers' written, produced, performed, edited, and mixed by Kevin Berrey, Screaming Panda LLC of Hell Gate City Companion.

Music composed by Cheska Navarro (https://www.cheskanavarro.com).

Sounds from Zapsplat (https://www.zapsplat.com).

Additional sounds and effects licensed under CC BY 3.0: https://freesound.org/people/Garuda1982/sounds/570378/ by Garuda1982 https://freesound.org/people/cbakos/sounds/50646/ by cbakos https://freesound.org/people/trip_sound/sounds/190470/ by trip_sound https://freesound.org/people/Omar%20Alvarado/sounds/251538/ by Omar Alvarado

https://freesound.org/people/SLCBagpiper/sounds/337743/ by SLCBagpiper https://freesound.org/people/GM180259/sounds/491997/ by GM180259



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Oct 29, 2021
Seance: An Immersive Experience for One
16:38

       INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Sit somewhere ALONE
  2. Turn off all lights
  3. Press play

WARNING:

There are no refunds. No matter how this goes, due to the nature of the practice, there are no refunds.

Seance is a first-person immersive audio experience you can do anywhere you have a chair and some headphones. It requires around 15 minutes of uninterrupted silence and contains loud effects and is intended to frighten you.

This is a standalone experience. You do not need to be caught up on Malevolent in order to enjoy this experience.

Created by Harlan Guthrie & Mark Harris

Listen to GODDESS by Mark Harris at www.goddesszarqa.com

Listen to Malevolent by Harlan Guthrie at www.malevolent.ca



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Oct 22, 2021
Part 16 "The Path"
46:56
Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him. In this, our Sixteenth installment of Malevolent, we find Arthur narrowly escaping certain death. The desert is soon behind him and darkness awaits. Within the cavernous halls of the mountain, he must find a way to move forward without losing himself. One wrong move can quickly bring an end to his journey... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream

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Oct 19, 2021
Part 15 "The Storm"
44:44
Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him. The Fifteenth installment finds Arthur desperately trying to escape the red desert. Despite a brief respite, the horrors that lurk in the sands hunger for fresh meat as difficulties begin to increase. Fresh on the heels of another lost traveler, Arthur and the entity must push forward and make difficult decisions with no clear understand of what they may bring. The desert calls and it grows harder to ignore the yearning presence that follows... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream

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Sep 24, 2021
Part 14 "The Desert"
46:34
Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him. In the Fourteenth chapter of our saga Arthur encounters the hot, dry deserts of the Dreamlands. Though the way before him is filled with purpose, staying on a straight path seems impossible as obstacles both natural and otherworldly stand between him and his way forward. Despite being alone on this journey, others have quickly taken notice and seem to want more than Arthur is willing to give...   If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream

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Aug 26, 2021
Part 13 "The Dreamlands"
42:01

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

In this, the Thirteenth part of our tale, a strange and terrible world lays before Arthur. The horrors of which are unfathomable to even the most practiced mind. The choices that lay before are numerous and uncompromising. The path ahead is unknown but finding a way out is the only way to survive... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Jul 22, 2021
Part 12 "The End"
51:55

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

In the Twelfth episode, Arthur decides to press forward into the basement of the hotel despite the entities warning. What follows brings about answers to long sought after questions and a truth that must be confronted... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Jun 24, 2021
Part 11 "The Sect"
40:11

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

In the Eleventh part of our story a decision to hide Arthur's presence brings him closer than ever to the origins of what has befallen him. Through a curious questionnaire and an uncomfortable truth; the two find themselves face to face with an otherworldly horror unlike any seen before... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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May 19, 2021
Part 10 "The Hotel"
37:00

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

In the Tenth part of this tale, Arthur awakens on the beach to find something he had thought lost. Heading towards the nearby town surely will have answers but at what cost. In this part, Arthur must come face to face with the realities of what may lay in store for him... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Apr 19, 2021
Part 9 "The Boat"
39:13

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

In the Ninth part of our series Arthur and the entity have fallen out and are struggling to find a way forward. With the officers having taken them into custody, it is only a matter of time before something more sinister finds them... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Mar 24, 2021
Part 8 "The Caves"
39:46

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

In the Eighth part of this tale, we find Arthur trapped deep beneath the island. Cavernous tunnels and the remains of an ancient cult drive him further towards answers. Arthur will uncover the truth about what stalks him and find more than just answers in the darkness of the caves... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Feb 23, 2021
Part 7 "The Island"
42:16

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

This seventh part sees Arthur arrive on an unknown island in search for a truth to the curse that has befallen him. Mysterious origins and ancient ghost stories are only just the start on this fog-ridden place... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Jan 23, 2021
Part 6 "The Hill"
35:57

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

This sixth part reveals finds Arthur in the small town of Harper's Hill where he must find out as much as he can about Amanda and the life she lives... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Dec 20, 2020
A Message For You
2:05

Malevolent is a show that exists because of the generosity of a growing number of supporters. This show has no plans whatsoever to stop and will continue on however it can only get better and perhaps release more often with your support. 

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Dec 20, 2020
Part 5 "The Gift"
40:22

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

This fifth part reveals the next chapter of Arthur's path, a path that ended in a boat, floating aimlessly along a fog filled lake with a severed head. What comes next is a mystery... If you are enjoying this Podcast, please consider becoming a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Nov 20, 2020
Part 4 "The Voices"
37:20

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

This fourth part shows the result of Arthur's choice when dealing with the Wraith and the fallout of that decision. A kindness on Arthur's part leads him down a dark and murderous path... If you enjoyed this story, become a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Oct 19, 2020
Part 3 "The Mansion"
37:11

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

This third part find Arthur lost in the woods with a child. Through luck or ruin he finds a place to seek shelter from the storm however, he is not the only one seeking salvation... If you enjoyed this story, become a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Sep 22, 2020
Part 2 "The Missing Girl"
49:58

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

This second part brings Arthur towards a mysterious girl and sets him on a path to finding her... though that path may be a dark and treacherous one.  If you enjoyed this story, become a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Aug 24, 2020
Part 1 "The Dark World"
48:01

Malevolent follows Arkham Investigator Arthur Lester as he unravels the mysterious circumstances that have befallen him.

This first part, comprised of 5 chapters, showcases the beginning of Arthur's journey and a glimpse at what lies ahead. Malevolent heavily features the horrors of Lovecraft's Mythos. If you enjoyed this story, become a Patreon supporter to receive all Chapters as they are completed as well as the choices that you, the listener, get to make. Find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/TheINVICTUSStream



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Jul 27, 2020