After taking the rap for a crime he didn’t commit, an incarcerated Black man makes a dangerous bargain to earn his freedom.
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: For fans of Jordan Peele and Lovecraft Country, this poignant and intimate body-horror narrative eviscerates the prison industrial complex while exploring the traumas that arise as a result of it.
Written by Justin C. Key. Narrated by William DeMeritt.
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Episode 1: Release
Darnell took the wrap for a friend's crime, but agrees to participate in an experimental medical procedure to avoid prison time. Now, his freedom earned, Darnell notices strange bodily ailments… and a mysterious spider following him.
Episode 2: Re-entry
A disastrous first day of work and a bizarre reunion with his daughter are characterized by Darnell’s chilling discovery: large, hair-raising spiders are emerging out of his body.
Episode 3: Rebirth
Darnell becomes increasingly adept at controlling the spiders, but as the post-prison life he yearned for begins to unravel, the horror spirals out of control.