"The Cone" by H.G. Wells


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The wealthy owner of a Staffordshire ironworks discovers his wife is having an affair with their friend, an artist. His discovery of their illicit tryst one fateful night leads him to a exact an horrific revenge.

Jasper narrates "The Cone", an 1895 short story by H.G. Wells (anthologised in "The Plattner Story") with sound effects and music for the EnCrypted Classic Horror Podcast.

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"The Cone" by H.G. Wells was first published in 1895 in Unicorn. It was collected in The Plattner Story and Others, published by Methuen & Co. in 1897 and later reprinted in The Country of the Blind and Other Stories, a collection of short stories by Wells published by Thomas Nelson & Sons in 1911.

End theme music:

The Black Waltz by Scott Buckley | www.scottbuckley.com.au Music promoted by https://www.chosic.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Incidental music:

The Dread by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4491-the-dread
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Sound effect attributions:







*All used with the following licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All other sound effects sourced at Freesound.org

The recording was created using Audacity and BandLab. Podcast hosted by Anchor.

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