Primer for the Spiral Politic (Post-war Edition)
6: Mr Smith
Era: Non-specific, sub-historical.
It’s now acknowledged that the Great Houses were largely responsible for creating the current shape of history, not simply by interfering in major events (although they may have dabbled) but by engineering the entire framework of history as a single definite structure. What’s less well-known is just how easy it is to access that structure’s foundations. Before the War, it was usual for Great House installations to be linked to the Houses’ “records library”, buried in the framework beneath normal time: though the War made these access-points a liability, many still exist, and encounters with the library’s guardian aren’t unknown....
Suzanne Proctor (Cousin Justine), Ellis Pike (Godfather Morlock), Keith Drinkel (Godfather Sabbath), Kate Dyson (Demetra Kein), Linda Bartram (Shuncuker), Lena Rae (Emma), Matt Kelly (First Ordinary Selvynkesh), Chris Manville (Second Ordinary Keeble), Emma Kibley (Fiora), Scott Craig (Mr. Smith).
Written by Lawrence Miles. Directed by Nigel Fairs Post Production. Music by Nigel Fairs. Produced by Bill Baggs.
A full-cast audio drama.