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Explore the far reaches of the world’s horrors in the audio drama podcast The White Vault. Follow the collected records of a repair team sent to Outpost Fristed in the vast white wastes of Svalbard and unravel what lies waiting in the ice below. This Fool and Scholar Production is intended for mature audiences.

The White Vault is written by K. A. Statz, produced by Travis Vengroff, and mixed by Brandon Strader. Spanish translation by Guillermo Tenorio. Russian Translation by Natalia Serebryansky and Ekaterina Ptashkina with assistance by Sergey Serebryanskiy. Music by Brandon Boone.

Dr. Rosa De La Torre is voiced by Lani Minella, Dr. Karina Schumacher-Weiß is voiced by Kessi Riliniki, Walter Heath is voiced by David Ault, Graham Casner is voiced by Peter Lewis, Jónas Þórirsson is voiced by Eyþór Viðarsson, and the Documentarian is voiced by Hem Cleveland.

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Aug 11, 2020

In the early 1700s, a Jesuit cartographic team reached the lands of China and set about plans to complete a map of the Qing Dynasty.

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Written by K.A. Statz

Produced with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff

Mixing by Brandon Strader

Script Editing by Dr. William Statz



Dr. Zhou Liu - Sophie Yang

Brother Benedetto - Andrea Galata

Father Martim - Jd'almeida Pinheiro 

Jingwei - Ewan Chung 


Manchu Translations by Takta, Portland Manchu studies group

Italian Translations by Francesca Elena Medaglia of Centro Linguistico Eureka Amantea, ig centrolinguisticoeureka

Portuguese Translations by  Jd'almeida Pinheiro

Mandarin Translations by Sophie Yang


“Imperial" & "Missing Persons" – Written and Performed by Steven Melin

"Unsealed" - Written and Performed by Brandon Boone

Art by K.A. Statz and Casey Bailey


Special Thanks to:
Our Patreon Team - without whom this would not exist, Sophie Yang, Steven Englund of OPTION Model and Media, Frank & Kristy Carino, Dr. Stephen Wadley of Portland State University