In Her Burning: A Surreal Diary

In Her Burning: A Surreal Diary

In an isolated society, teenage Erith has been chosen for Polishing, a ritualistic surgery that erases one's irises so the individual may see the Volucris—strange and enigmatic creatures that live in an alternate realm only visible to the Polished. She discovers a new, haunting reality after her procedure that warps light into darkness and reveals hidden secrets about the world. As she progresses, she and her companion, Calyx, discover frightening truths about the Polished and realize they are in danger of losing themselves to the changes Polishing inflicts on the mind.... Show More

Episodes

January 9, 2018

In this strange and surreal landscape, everything is lost and everything is gained. Series credits: Written & Directed by Sin Ribbon. Erith: Sin Ribbon, Calyx: Abe Ross, Sem: Darius Johnson, the Instructor: Michael Collins, Erith's Mother: Kat O’Shaughnessy, the Elder: Virginia Patterson, the Guard: Denis Gor. Re-recording Mixer, Sound Effects & Music Editor: Elizabeth Wolford, Studio Engineer & Dialogue Editor: Ale...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Erith and Calyx discover the pathway to a strange and haunting land, but the situation is desperate as Calyx's condition worsens. As the two embark into this sparkling, foreign place, they have a chance to discuss their respective lives and pasts. Their moment of connection is cut short however when the origin of the voice on Erith's recorder finally makes his appearance.

Share
Mark as Played
December 26, 2017

At last, Erith and Calyx come face to face with a Polished Elder who provides long awaited answers about the Volucris. However, their meeting is soon interrupted, and Erith and Calyx must flee for their lives. On the run, they discover a mysterious path only visible to the Polished.

Share
Mark as Played
December 19, 2017

Erith is shocked to find the mysterious voice reaching out to her during her waking hours. Before she can make headway with it, she reunites with Calyx who shares some disturbing news. In class, Erith and Calyx confront their Instructor, demanding answers. However, their moral stand is broken by a terrifying revelation.

Share
Mark as Played
December 12, 2017

More cryptic messages transmit through Erith's recorder, leaving her concerned about the changes Polishing is having on her psyche. Troubled by her progression, Erith confronts her Mother about what she's learned from the Instructor and discovers the hidden truth her Mother has been keeping from her all this time.

Share
Mark as Played
December 5, 2017

A haunting voice appears on Erith’s tape recorder, but does it convey a cautionary message or a threat? In the classroom, the Instructor informs Erith and Calyx why certain individuals are chosen to become Polished. Calyx confides in Erith that that he may be progressing into the next stage. Terrified, he seeks answers, as Erith discovers the new voice speaking to her in her sleep.

Share
Mark as Played

Days have passed since Erith’s surgery, though she doesn’t know how many. She has been diagnosed with Light Sickness and will be paired with another Polished, Calyx, to help her adjust to this unfamiliar state. The process isn’t easy however, as new sounds and sights begin to plague her senses, challenging her perception of what is real and illusionary.

Share
Mark as Played
November 20, 2017

Teenage Erith has been selected for Polishing, a bizarre and ritualistic surgery that will forever alter her vision by erasing the irises of her eyes. Because she fears the psychological changes rumored to affect the Polished, she has begun an audio diary to track her progress. She explains the Polishing rite and a bit about her society, including the mysterious entities known as the Volucris which only the Polished may see.

Share
Mark as Played

Chat About In Her Burning: A Surreal Diary

Popular Podcasts

30 For 30 Podcasts
30 For 30 Podcasts
Original audio documentaries from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, featuring stories from the world of sports and beyond. 30 for 30 offers captivating storytelling for sports fans and general interest listeners alike, going beyond the field to explore how sports, competition, athleticism and adventure affect our lives and our world. Sports stories like you've never heard before.
Stuff You Should Know
Stuff You Should Know
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
Crime Junkie
Crime Junkie
If you can never get enough true crime...
    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

    Connect

    © 2020 iHeartMedia, Inc.