The Nation Chronicles
By Wendell Sweet
The Nation Chronicles Podcast: The fall of civilization. A catastrophic extinction event wipes out most of Earth's population. Those who remain face a hard road to any life that can be sustained. They must fight each other, as well as persevere through the conditions they find themselves in.
The end of the road
The survivors are free: They are all feeling very different about what might be coming next; but they are free and on the road for whatever it is... The end of the Podcast; Thank you so much for coming along with us!
October 29, 2021
The plan is set in motion
The survivors set their plan in motion to escape and begin again in Bob's promised land...
October 15, 2021
Setting the plan in motion
As it becomes clear that the two factions have called a truce that does not include the survivors, and that both sides intend to attack them...
October 8, 2021
A truce of sorts
Two of the groups fighting decide to call a truce, but it does not include the Survivors...
October 1, 2021
The Dead are waiting for the living to kill each other, it only raises soldiers to their cause, and the war in the city, between the opposing factions to control food supplies, gas supplies and territory is causing deaths that mount hourly...
September 24, 2021
A war of territory
The city implodes as various factions fight among themselves to control supplies and territory. The survivors are targeted as well...
September 17, 2021
Gunfire erupts across the city
The small city goes to war. The north side versus the south side. Gun battles, firebombs and killings spiral out of control...
September 10, 2021
Hell Breaks loose
While the survivors do their best to stay out of it, the city erupts in gunfire...
September 3, 2021
Gunfire erupts as war begins
The city is on the edge of something. The survivors make planes to increase their chances on the road to Bob's promised land, but even as they start to prepare for leaving, gunfire erupts and they are soon drawn into the fight...
August 27, 2021
The new normal comes Calling
The day closes down with a fierce blizzard, whiteout conditions. Just after nightfall armed guests arrive looking to negotiate... #Apocalyptic #Horror #Podcast
August 20, 2021
A road to a hopeful future
The discussion continues the next day and more decisions are made. A fierce snowstorm begins, grounding the survivors for the day...
August 13, 2021
The birth of The Nation
After another violent encounter and yet another additional death the survivors sit down and discuss their position that evening. The decision is not at first unanimous, and not everyone is on the same page. But before the evening begins they come to an agreement... A note from Ami: The episodes will now be longer. Feedback is always welcome, and thanks for listening.
August 6, 2021
As hard as they try to avoid confrontation, it isn't possible to do. Too many survivors like they way things are: No cops, no government meant no rules; no consequences to what they did, and no one to stop them doing what they wish. Firepower became the law...
July 30, 2021
Those left alive are not all friends. From fear of what may happen, paranoia grows in some of the survivors. The group we are following are forced to take even more precautions to keep themselves safe...
July 23, 2021
Discovery of murder
Checking through the debris of collapsed building, searching for specific items they need, the survivors come across the aftermath of a horrible crime...
July 16, 2021
Supplies and more supplies...
Instead of sorting through stuff and grabbing anything that looks salvageable, the survivors begin to collect things they actually need. Thinking of leaving... Thinking to the future...
July 10, 2021
The survivors have decided to leave. They have seen violence surrounding them, and they are determined to leave Watertown before it touches them...
July 2, 2021
The survivors going searching for vehicles they can easily get to and use...
July 1, 2021
What hatred breeds
The war turns toward the survivors as they become involved in the fighting by first defending themselves...
June 4, 2021
Dying to kill you
The war with another surviving group begins in earnest. The plans to leave are on hold, survival is center-most...
May 28, 2021
War: With plans to leave finalized, and work begun, the last thing they need is war with other survivors, but it comes despite their needs...
May 21, 2021
Set In Stone
Set in Stone: The talk that everyone has held off having, finally comes to the surface, and the group of survivors make a decision...
May 14, 2021
Aftermath: The group of fourteen try to cope with the knowledge they have. What the world is now. What their place in it might be...
May 7, 2021
Where we are going: After the latest encounter the small group begins to talk things out, looking for the truth of what the world has become and their place in it...
April 30, 2021
Discord, dissension and finalizing the groups
The Nation Chronicles Episode 36: Discord, dissension and finalizing the groups. The plans to leave continue, but some of the small group do not agree, and can't seem to get past their differences...
April 23, 2021
The Nation Chronicles Episode 35: The Dead. The plans to leave go forward, and the dead begin to rise...
April 16, 2021
Best Laid Plans
The Nation Chronicles Episode 34: Best Laid Plans. The conversation runs on into the night and the survivors finally make up their minds to leave the caves and go in search of Bob's wild lands and begin again...
April 9, 2021
There goes the neighborhood
The Nation Chronicles Episode 33: There goes the neighborhood. After another death the group sits down to examine the facts and decide what to do about the others.
April 2, 2021
The conclusion of More Trouble.
The chance encounter leaves death in its wake...
March 26, 2021
A chance meeting with other survivors begins to go bad...
March 19, 2021
Death seems so easy
The Nation Chronicles Podcast Episode 30: Death seems to be so easy. The continuation and aftermath of the meeting of the two groups. The survivors realize the world is vastly more dangerous that it ever was, and they have to stay on-guard in everything they do.
March 12, 2021
Sin and Death
The Nation Chronicles Podcast Episode 29: Sin and Death. An outing looking for supplies culminates in a stand off with another group of survivors, and death seems to be the only currency to pay for an end...
March 5, 2021
Discovery of a crime
The Nation Chronicles Podcast Episode 28: Discovery of a crime. Searching through the devastation of the city, the survivors come upon a crime scene frozen in time that seems to have no answers in logic... #TheNationChronicles #Horror #Podcast
February 26, 2021
City of Death
The Nation Chronicles Episode 27: City of Death: The Earth seems to have ceased it endless changes for the time being, and the survivors begin to take a good look at the world left to them… #Podcast #Horror Please like and subscribe!
February 19, 2021
The Nation Chronicles Episode 26: Nature's Bounty. The survivors spend an evening getting to know one another better, and sharing the bounty left after millions of the earth’s inhabitants have perished…
February 12, 2021
The Clock Is Once Again Ticking
The Nation Chronicles Episode 25: The Clock Is Once Again Ticking: The Earth seems done with its changes, at least for awhile. The group travels through the destruction of the small city searching for a vehicle that might run.
February 5, 2021
The Nation Chronicles Podcast Episode 24: Fast Friends. The Survivors become more with the addition of other survivors. Friendships form quickly. #Podcast #Horror #TheNationChronicles
January 29, 2021
After the storms
The Nation Chronicles Episode 23: After the storms: Some strangers arrive unexpectedly and the circle has the chance to widen. … #Podcast #Horror #TheNationChronicles
January 22, 2021
The Nation Chronicles Episode 22; Changes: Two days of further destruction torment the survivors as the Earth continues to heave and change… #Podcast #Horror #TheNationChronicles
January 15, 2021
More is more
The Nation Chronicles Episode 21. More is More: The destruction is not over yet. The Earth is still changing, settling into the changes that have been wrought… #HorrorPodcast #TheNationChronicles
January 8, 2021
Bury your Dead
The Nation Chronicles episode Twenty Posted on January 1, 2021 by Dell (Season Two) Bury your dead: Everything freezes as the death of one of their own sinks in. A simplistic funeral is not the end of it… #Podcast #Horror
January 1, 2021
The Nation Chronicles episode Nineteen Posted on December 25, 2020 by Dell #Podcast #Horror #ApocalypticFiction One dies: Chasing down the night visitors results in death for one of the small group…
December 25, 2020
The Nation Chronicles episode Eighteen: Unwanted visitors: The group receives unwanted visitors in the night. Things change for the worse… #Horror #Podcast
December 18, 2020
The Nation Chronicles episode Seventeen: Arm Yourself: The group has made plans to leave, now they are searching the dead city for supplies and weapons. #TheNationChronicles #Podcast #DellSweet #Horror
December 11, 2020
Your place or mine
The Nation Chronicles episode Sixteen: Your place or mine. The small group sets a plan in motion to leave the destroyed city behind, and strike out searching for other survivors… #TheNationChronicles #DellSweet #Podcast #Horror
December 4, 2020
Drawing lines: How does a society rebuild itself?
The Nation Chronicles episode Fifteen: Drawing lines: How does a society rebuild itself? From the values of the members, from their beliefs, from alliances, chemistry. #Horror #Podcast #TheNationChronicles #DellSweet
November 27, 2020
To Live Again (Part 2)
The Nation Chronicles episode Fourteen: To Live Again. The group begins to live again, in the sense that they have purpose, begin to make plans, sort out relationships, and begin communication as equals. #TheNationChronicles #Podcast
November 20, 2020
The Nation Chronicles episode Thirteen: Come Together: The survivors have finally found each other. A small group of six, but it has the chance to grow as they continue to search for others. #TheNationChronicles #Horror #Podcast
November 13, 2020
Exploring what is left
The Nation Chronicles episode Twelve: Exploring what is left. Mike explorers the city on his own. Looking for food, survivors, whatever may be left that he can use to sustain himself… #TheNationChronicles #Podcast #Horror
November 6, 2020
The place in Tennessee
The Nation Chronicles episode eleven: The place in Tennessee. The survivors branch out, searching for others, searching for vehicles, and as they get to know one another lines begin to form: Leaders emerge… #TheNationChronicles #Podcast #DellSweet
October 30, 2020
The Cave Dwellers
The Nation Chronicles episode 10: The Cave Dwellers The survivors begin to coalesce. They discuss where they should go, and build up stockpiles of food and materials, reasoning it will be needed whether they stay or go… #TheNationChronicles #Podcast
May 1, 2020
The world isn't the same
The Nation Chronicles episode nine: The world isn’t the same… Everything changes. In the midst of trying to survive comes an opportunity to be part of something. To be part of someone’s world, life. No longer an island… #TheNationChronicles #Podcast
April 17, 2020
Proof of other Life
The Nation Chronicles episode eight: Proof of other life Candace and Mike live in the same world, but they don’t know the other exists; as the days pass they begin to suspect there are others… #TheNationChronicles #Podcast
April 3, 2020
To Live Again (part 1)
The Nation Chronicles episode seven: To Live Again Candace and Mike lead separate lives: Candace has found others and is settling in with them. Mike is concentrating on shelter: Building a place where he can survive… #TheNationChronicles #Podcast
March 27, 2020
The Nation Chronicles episode six: Others Mike: Others begin to come forth from the wreckage and destruction. Looking for others, looking for signs of life: Looking for reasons to go on. Mike is one of those people. #TheNationChronicles #Podcast
March 20, 2020
The Story of Candace
The Nation Chronicles episode five: The Story of Candace, her life, parents, how she came to be in Watertown. Candace slowly becomes used to what is a new reality. She begins solo sojourns into the destruction of the city… #TheNationChronicles #Podcast
March 6, 2020
The Nation Chronicles episode four: The Dancer. This is the story of Candace. Just a young woman from mixed race parents, trying to figure out life, racism, opportunities from being used, and maybe her place in all of it… #TheNationChronicles #Podcast
February 21, 2020
Life from Death
The Nation Chronicles episode three: Life from Death. The continuing story of Clayton Hunter, sent into war in the Middle East; it didn’t matter which war, they were just assigned different names. #TheNationChronicles #Podcast #Horror
February 7, 2020
The Nation Chronicles episode two: Overclocking. The story of Clayton Hunter, a little lab time, where he was infected with a top secret virus and sent into the war in the Middle East. #Podcast #TheNationChronicles
January 24, 2020
And so it begins
The Nation Chronicles episode one: And so it begins. The first episode starts with a look at the military machine in the U.S. that drives the development of a virus compound designed to help soldiers deal better with combat: Lack of food, hours without sleep… #Podcast #TheNationChronicles
January 17, 2020