Trice Forgotten 1 - The First Blow

Herring & Marnock Esq’s Dictionary of Nautical and Pyratical Terms, 1849: first・blow: as in a war, the inciting act of violence, destruction, or general grievous harmIn which a stowaway is discovered, barrels are kicked, and an execution is planned.Content warnings:Children in perilThreats of violence & deathFood & malnutritionImperialism (inc. military)RacismPhysical violence & injuryEmetophobia (spitting)Discussions of: medical careMentions of: rats, blades, homelessness, guns, family deathSFX: wind & sea (inc. underwater), rain, gunfire & cannons, whistles, bells, loud vocalisationsTranscripts: you to all our Patrons for your continued support. If you’d like to join them, visit Created by Nemo MartinDirected by Rafaella MarcusWritten by Nemo Martin with editing by Nemo MartinExecutive Producers Alexander J Newall & April SumnerProduced by Ian Geers and Production Manager Natasha JohnstonCreative Consultation by Morgan GivensHistorical Consultation by Dr. Nira WickramasingheSensitivity Consultation by Salt and SageLinguistic Consultants Yen Ooi, Rumzi Yousef, and Ella MartinFeaturingRebecca Brough as Capt. AlestesVic Zander as BakerShahan Hamza as SivaJames Makepeace as Dr. Elizabeth& Jon Chew as Zhu AhnranAdditional Voices by Mark Nicolson, Nico Vettese, Pip Gladwin, & Rafaella Marcus Dialogue Editor – Lowri Ann DaviesSound Designer – Maddy Searle, Tessa VroomMusic Editor - Maddy Searle, Nico VetesseMastering Editor - Catherine RinellaMusic by Sam JonesArt by Guerrilla CommunicationsCheck out our merchandise available at and our community:WEBSITE: rustyquill.comFACEBOOK: @therustyquillREDDIT: mail@rustyquill.comTrice Forgotten is a podcast distributed by Rusty Quill Ltd. and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share alike 4.0 International Licence. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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Alestes likes to keep her head down while she works as a merchant, couriering deliveries and carrying travelers to destinations across the seas. Only as her travelers gradually become permanent crewmates, she realises her ship has become a floating museum, laboratory, vault of repatriated ‘treasures’, and a chef’s kitchen.After spending most of her life with the understanding that nothing changes, no matter how hard you fight, Alestes is faced with a choice: Will she use her new network of allies to build safe harbour and potentially a future for her new community, or will she once again put her head down and drown in her sea of excuses… Hosted on Acast. See for more information.