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SpacedockBy Spacedock
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SpacedockBy Spacedock
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£42,444
pledged of £20,000pledged of £20,000 goal
1,317
backers
8days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Wed, January 30 2019 10:33 AM UTC +00:00.

About

STRETCH GOALS

 The Sojourn is an original Science Fiction Audio Drama produced by Spacedock. The series follows the men and women of the Avalon Expedition as they set out from the Tantalus Star Cluster on a voyage across Extragalactic Space.

This campaign is intended to fund a ten-episode first season of The Sojourn. The series will be released as an Audio Drama for free access on various platforms including YouTube. If we are sufficiently over-funded, we will also produce further Motion Comic Stories in the style of our Pilot Video.

STORY

The Sojourn follows a race of humans whose civilization has developed within a tiny collection of Star Systems called the Tantalus Cluster. The Tantalus cluster lies in the intergalactic void, four thousand light years from the perimeter of its parent galaxy, and after centuries of advanced civilization, the cluster’s supply of natural resources and living space are quickly running out.

Trapped in a state of inescapable famine and deprivation, the humans of the Tantalus Cluster have descended into years of civil unrest and violent warfare, but with the development of a revolutionary new technology, there may still be hope for survival.

Our story follows the men and women of the Avalon Expedition, a daring mission launched across the void to find the vital resources and territory needed to save humanity. We’ll delve into the complex motivations and drives of those who volunteered for this dangerous voyage, and explore the many wonders and secrets they’ll uncover on their way.

CHARACTERS AND PERFORMANCES

The Sojourn features a diverse cast of compelling characters, whose personal struggles and journeys make up the central focus of our story.

We have assembled a team of skilled voice actors, who’s performances represent the most crucial element of our project.

With the Sojourn, we hope to create a platform to celebrate Voice Actors and raise awareness of their craft, and we intend to expand our cast and suite of guest stars further still across the season.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The technology of The Sojourn is built on real Scientific Principles and has been developed in detail by our team Science Adviser, Gabriel Fonseca. 

The astronomy of the Tantalus Cluster and the technology of it's people has been considered in great detail, and those details play a crucial role in The Sojourn's stories.

WORLDBUILDING

The Sojourn is set in a grounded and detailed Science Fiction world containing a wide range of diverse and interesting locations and cultures. 

The history of the Tantalus Cluster is intricate and the national identities and mindsets of it's various peoples are ever-relevant in the series.

SHIPS AND BATTLES

We have worked with our Science Adviser and Artists to create believable and detailed spacecraft designs, cast against a backdrop of fully-newtonian space physics. 

Space combat in The Sojourn is built around innovative tactics and forward planning, and this action is driven by character interaction and human drama.

Risks and challenges

Production on The Sojourn will take time, and if we are over-funded we will extend production time to produce further content in the style of the Pilot Motion Comic.

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    MIDSHIPMAN

    EARLY ACCESS to all Sojourn Episodes as and when we finish them. No need to wait til they are published on YouTube.

    You'll also be sent a downloaded copy of the PILOT EPISODE as soon as the Kickstarter Campaign comes to a close.

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    ENSIGN

    THE SCIENCE OF DRIFT - Downloadable In-universe Scientific Documents, written by Sojourn Science Adviser Gabriel Fonseca.

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    • THE SCIENCE OF DRIFT - In-Universe Document.
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    LIEUTENANT

    SOJOURN LORE BOOK. A short reference book download in the style of Star Wars Visual Dictionaries. Breaking down the lore of The Sojourn Universe.

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    LIEUTENANT COMMANDER

    EXCLUSIVE ENAMEL PIN - A limited edition Avalon Expedition Lapel Pin for backers only.

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    COMMANDER

    SOJOURN ART BOOK DOWNLOAD - A short collection of Leon Woon's Pilot Concept Art for The Sojourn in a downloadable booklet.

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    POST CAPTAIN

    EMBROIDERED AVALON PATCH - A woven 2.5" sleeve patch, worn by the staff of the Avalon Expedition.

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    CAPTAIN

    SIGNED SOJOURN SCREENPLAY - A copy of the original pilot script! Signed by the full Production Team.

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    • EMBROIDERED AVALON PATCH
    • EXCLUSIVE SOJOURN ENAMEL PIN
    • EARLY ACCESS DOWNLOADS OF ALL SOJOURN EPISODES UPON COMPLETION
    • SOJOURN AUDIO PILOT DOWNLOAD
    • SOJOURN LORE BOOK DOWNLOAD
    • THE SCIENCE OF DRIFT - In-Universe Document.
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    COMMODORE

    FRAMED GUINEVERE LETTER OF MARQUE - A framed copy of Cassandra Farren's Letter of Marque, authorizing her to serve as a Privateer.

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    • FRAMED GUINEVERE LETTER OF MARQUE
    • EMBROIDERED AVALON PATCH
    • EXCLUSIVE SOJOURN ENAMEL PIN
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    • SIGNED SOJOURN SCREENPLAY
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