The Crypt Book 01: The Crew
The Crypt Book 01: The Crew is a thriller / science fiction podcast novel by American author Scott Sigler and set in The Rookie universe. This is the first of two novels set aboard the P.U.V. James Keeling.
Book 1:The Crew is a novella-length work that takes introduces the current crew aboard the P.U.V. James Keeling as well as several major players involved with The Crypt. While little is known about the history of the ship, it is clear that strange things have a way of happening within it's hull. What is clear, is that the current crew is being chosen from among criminals and the damned.
Characters Named for Fans
Similar to the novels Nocturnal and Contagious, author Scott Sigler’s podcast novel The Crypt includes fans that have been chosen to have characters or ships named after them. The luckiest of these fans will also have their character die a horrific and untimely and death as the novel progresses. The following link references a table dedicated to tracking these fan-named characters with indicators of which characters become victims.
The podcast version of The Crypt Book 01: The Crew used the song This Is Usually the Part Where People Scream by the band Alesana. For a comprehensive list of music used in the podcast versions of Scott's works, refer to the Theme Music page.
The two episodes of The Crypt Book 01: The Crew entitled The Tank was awarded a Parsec Award at Dragon*Con 2010. The Parsec Award is given to SciFi and Fantasy original podiobooks. The Tank won in the "Best Short Story" category. The episodes were nominated by junkies and the audio submission was compiled by Arioch Morningstar.
|Episode Number||Episode Name||Co-Author||Download Link||Podcast Date|
|Episode 1||?1puvjk||n/a||Download||March 12, 2008|
|Episode 2||error3 reconstruct||n/a||Download||March 19, 2008|
|Episode 3||dualism-destruct||n/a||Download||August 21, 2008|
|Episode 4||restraint-ascension||Basil Sands||Download||September 17, 2008|
|Episode 5||4th pylon (error)||Phil Rossi||Download||October 28, 2008|
|Episode 6||Recruit Yolanda Smith||Tabitha "Tabz" Smith||Download||November 17, 2008|
|Episode 7||Petty Officer Samuel Draper||Jeremy Robinson||Download||December 25, 2008|
|Episode 8||Kirsten Graves||Nathan Lowell||Download||December 27, 2008|
|Episode 9||Engineer B.W. Crites||Greg Crites||Download||March 10, 2009|
|Episode 10||Pvt. Pippa Remic||Andy Remic||Download||April 9, 2009|
|Episode 11.1||The Tank - Part 1||n/a||Download||July 12, 2009|
|Episode 11.2||The Tank - Part 2||n/a||Download||July 19, 2009|
|Episode 12.1||Washington, D.C. Part 1||n/a||Download||November 29, 2009|
|Episode 12.2||Washington, D.C. Part 2||n/a||Download||December 6, 2009|
|Episode 12.3||Washington, D.C. Part 3||n/a||Download||December 11, 2009|
|Episode 12.4||Washington, D.C. Part 4||n/a||Download||December 12, 2009|
|Episode 12.5||Washington, D.C. Part 5||n/a||Download||December 18, 2009|
|Episode 13.1||The Crypt: Angel of Death, Part 1||Alasdair Stuart||Download||December 20, 2009|
|Episode 13.2||The Crypt: Angel of Death, Part 2||Alasdair Stuart||Download||December 25, 2009|
|Episode 13.3||The Crypt: Angel of Death, Part 3||Alasdair Stuart||Download||December 27, 2009|
|Episode 14||Dr. Erun Wellington||David Wellington||Download||January 3, 2010|
|Episode 15||Master Chief Billy Kinshasa||n/a||Download||January 16, 2010|
|Episode 16||Major Anne Lafferty||Mur Lafferty||Download||May 2, 2010|
|Episode 17||Sergeant Shonda "Peace Sign" Bible||Jake Bible||Download||May 9, 2010|
|Episode 18||Hamzah Haring||PC Haring||Download||May 16, 2010|
|Episode 19||Lt. Mac "Stone Balls" Cooley||Paul Elard Cooley||Download||May 23, 2010|
|Episode 20.1||Chief Bronson McLean - Part 1||Patrick E. McLean||Download||May 30, 2010|
|Episode 20.2||Chief Bronson McLean - Part 2||Patrick E. McLean||Download||May 31, 2010|