Adrenaline: Outliers
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ADRENALINE is a collection of Realm’s most riveting thrillers, introduced by host Neil Hellegers.
Every month, a new audio series will bring you to the edge of your seat — and keep you there. With episodes dropping twice a week, you’ll never be without something to keep the adrenaline flowing.

Whether you’re uncovering the secret of disappearing ships in the Bermuda Triangle, or in the race of your life against time and your evil doppelgänger, you may want to watch your back, as things are not always as they seem. The suspense and excitement of ADRENALINE will show that fight or flight are not the only options in the face of danger. Sometimes you just need to keep listening…

This month, we are featuring a story called Echo Park, starring Harry Shum Jr. This crime thriller follows clones with very different lives, and is full of mysteries and conspiracies that will keep you guessing the whole time.

James and Terrance share DNA, but they aren’t brothers. They aren’t even friends.

As a civil advisor for the LAPD, James relies on Terrance— his genetic clone—to help him pass mandatory drug testing. But when Terrance suddenly goes missing, and multiple clones end up murdered, a case of mistaken identity forces James to inhabit his double’s life, risking that the secret of his addiction will unravel his carefully composed lies.

First designed as biotech property and then raised in foster care, Echoes live on the outskirts of society; genetic clones of their sources, but rarely accepted into their lives. That’s what Terrance should have been for James— a stranger he never even knew existed— but instead, their lives became dangerously intertwined.

After Terrance misses their usual exchange of clean urine for cash, a man with a gun shows up instead. In order to stay alive, James pretends he’s Terrance, setting off a dangerous chain of events that quickly spiral out of his control. Inhabiting his clone’s life is the easy part; James is used to lying. He’s lied to his traditional, well-off Chinese parents about where he goes at night, to his coworkers at the LAPD about his drug habit, and to Terrance, about how severe his addiction really is.

It never occurred to him that Terrance was keeping secrets, too.

As he learns about the history of clones, James begins to question the biggest secret of all: the one his parents kept when they, like many others, chose to clone their children.

When clones are murdered and James is blackmailed by someone who knows his true identity, finding Terrance becomes only half the mission. Because the clues left in his wake lead to a conspiracy even more cold blooded than murder— and if James can prove it, the lines and lies that divide his world and the clones will be shattered forever.

Hosted by Neil Hellegers.



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Introducing Outliers, narrated by Rory Culkin

Presented by Realm, Outliers is a Dave Beazley Production narrated by Rory Culkin, created by Casey Wells and Dave Beazley, and based upon the Novella Outliers by Casey Wells. Listen Away.

Aug 25, 20222m

Outliers E1 - The Telephone

In the Before, the planet was populated with humans. Now, Boy and Da are the only ones left. Everyone and everything else is gone…except for the Outliers.

Aug 25, 202220m

Outliers E2 - Outliers

Boy remembers the first Outlier he killed.

Aug 25, 202219m

Outliers E3 - A Strange Discovery

With the Outliers in hibernation for the winter, Boy goes hunting…only to discover he is not alone.

Aug 30, 202219m

Outliers E4 - Girl

Reeling from the shock of his life, Boy learns more about the mysterious girl in the woods.

Sep 1, 202215m

Outliers E5 - Origin Story

Da reveals the truth behind the end of the world, the existence of the Outliers—and the part he played in their creation.

Sep 6, 202220m

Outliers E6 - Moving On

Boy and Girl are reunited, but their newfound bond is threatened by an unspeakable tragedy.

Sep 8, 202221m

Outliers E7 - Detained

After Boy wakes in captivity, he is interrogated by a military doctor, during which he learns more harrowing truths about the man who raised him.

Sep 13, 202225m

Outliers E8 - FOB Far North

Boy plots escape, refusing to accept his new reality as a prisoner.

Sep 15, 202224m

Outliers E9 - Dark Revelations

More about the past is revealed—including how Boy ended up in Da’s care.

Sep 20, 202227m

Outliers E10 - We Are Outliers

In the aftermath of all they have suffered, Boy and Girl start a new life.

Sep 22, 202218m

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