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January 7, 2021 35 mins

Hotel Merit

Content Warning car accident, loss of a parent, and suicide.

This isn't the first time Jason and Sam have checked in to a hotel while on a business trip. However, the rooms of Hotel Merit are wholly unlike any other hotel rooms, providing opportunities neither Jason nor Sam ever expected to have again.

Episode 1 , Hotel Merit This episode was written by Mark Zurek

It was directed by Mark Zurek

Sam was Played by Geoffrey Hymers

Jason was played by Ben Dawson

Sam’s Mom was played by Shelby Rebecca Wong

Alex was played by Grant Emerson Harvey

Woman was played by Gabriela Aleman

The Clerk and Phone were played by Elsbeth Denman

The Narrator was played by Mark Zurek

Script editing by Geoffrey Hymers

Dark Valley is produced and edited by Elsbeth Denman

This podcast is recorded under a SAG-AFTRA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

It is made possible by the generous support of our patrons at including: Ryan Astheimer, Charlie Neal, James Malloy, Honey Brea, Joshua Ryan, Maryann Mengak, Madeline Denman and Michael Bowman.

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