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Lift S2E14: A Red Ring for a Winter's Eve

After her popular best friend Maggie is killed in an accident, wallflower Annora must contend with her own grief as well as her guilt and invisibility at being the one left behind. But when, in a moment of weakness and anger, she pilfers something that belonged to Maggie, Annora soon learns that there are far worse places to be than at a funeral as she comes face to face with Victoria, and the embodiment of everything that haunts her.

Duration: 00:34:43

Lift S2E13: Scars

Today's episode was written by the talented Jon Grilz of Creepy and Small Town Horror! Kurt is a fighter who's spent a long time in the ring and his career is nearing it's end - whether he wants to see that or not. He's made questionable choices in his pursuit to become a legend in the ring, but when he finds his way to a certain Building and and meets a certain little girl named Victoria, he's given a chance to change his path.

Duration: 00:35:25

Lift S2E12: Slipping Away

On a lonely night after a long day of seeing patients, a psychiatrist has his nightly rituals interrupted by a certain little girl who understands more about his inner workings than he would expect from a "strangely dressed child." He is made to face himself, who he is, and the haunted past he's ignored for three years. Special thanks to Nichole Goodnight for voicing Audrey.

Duration: 00:29:25

Lift S2E11: Seeing Everything

After losing her brother, Milo, to his struggles with Shell Shock after WW II, Mary-Anne finds her way to a certain building where a wise-beyond-her-years young girl named Victoria awaits. A ride on Victoria's Lift leads to an unexpected reunion, and allows her to see how her actions have resulted in Milo being unable to find his final rest. Written by Samantha Pleasant LeBas of the Just a Story and Audio Dime Museum Podcasts Special thanks to Agnes Obel for authorizing our use of "The...

Duration: 00:41:32

Lift S2E10: Brimstone

Trying to make up for her impoverished upbringing, Susan preys upon the people who trust her most. What she doesn't realize is there are things even the dead don't forget.

Duration: 00:33:33

Lift S2E9: Redemption

Tina awakens in a strange building, feeling lost and confused, with no memory of what happened prior. It's not long before she encounters Victoria and goes for a very, dark ride that will reveal her shameful secret and might just lead to redemption. Written by Diane Student of the History Goes Bump Podcast

Duration: 00:28:46

Lift S2E8: All Songs End on a Sour Note

There is only the song, the room, and the woman who makes the prisoner call her "Mom." It's been years since the captive girl saw her real parents, but today's her birthday, and "Mom" has promised to take her out. This is her chance. With the help of a strange child named Victoria, the girl fights to be reunited with her family. But not all reunions are sweet, and not all captives are as innocent as they seem.

Duration: 00:35:02

S2E6: The Box

A man drowns himself in alcohol because he's given up all of his own hopes and dreams for his wife and children. Victoria makes him choose to take care of his own needs or to continue to be used by his family through a harsh lesson where it's him or them.

Duration: 00:30:01

S2E5: The Ice That Giveth...

A wealthy adrenaline junkie is carrying around a heavy burden about the friends he left for death on the side of the mountain - a guilt he's decided he can no longer live with. Victoria grants him a chance to take another look at those events that might give him a different perspective.

Duration: 00:33:23

S2E3: Raison D'etre

Victoria begins to question not only her existence but her purpose. Fortunately for her, there is someone else who can not only sympathize, but can help guide her through this particularly rough time in her unlife. In this first ever crossover, the worlds of The Lift and The Wicked Library collide in a surprisingly uplifting episode about choices. This episode is simulcast as episode 707 of The Wicked Library. The version found on The Wicked Library also includes an interview with the author.

Duration: 00:28:08

S2E2: Nine Ways to Die

Picking up after "Plummet" and "Broken", we follow Victoria as she adapts to her new role, and explores the contents of her mysterious library. When she is led by her music box to a special collection of journals, she finds a way to reconnect with her father who was lost when The Building fractured reality. In this tale spanning centuries , you’ll learn more about Victoria, her purpose, the building, and more.

Duration: 00:34:30

S2E1: The Lost Library

An Edwardian era writer must decide whether to marry a good man she doesn't truly love or pursue her writing dream, helped by a visit to Victoria's mysterious library of books from the past, present, and possible futures.

Duration: 00:24:37

S2E0: The Last Costume change

An orphan and her cousin, who live with her overprotective aunt, sneak out to celebrate Halloween but find themselves in a bind until Victoria takes them on a ride to "Costume Heaven" where the girls revisit their tragic past.

Duration: 00:35:47

S2: Promo "Choices"

Victoria talks to you about choices in this second teaser for Season Two of The Lift. Waiting for The Lift always seems to take forever. The Lift returns October 30th, 2016. victoriaslift.com Special thanks to our sponsor R0DE Microphones! The Lift is recorded exclusively on R0DE Microphones. www.rode.com

Duration: 00:00:50

S2: Teaser

The Lift is Coming. The Lift Returns for Season Two on October 30th, 2016. Will you be ready? victoriaslift.com Special thanks to our sponsor R0DE Microphones! The Lift is recorded exclusively on R0DE Microphones. www.rode.com/

Duration: 00:01:04

S1E20: Plummet

Before Victoria began to use her lift to take visitors to strange realities, she was a nine-year-old girl living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the end of the Victorian era. Find out, in her own words, what befell her that fateful day in 1901 to forever change her and her destiny. This tale marks the end of Season One.

Duration: 00:34:03

S1E19: The Storm

For years, Rachel has suffered at the hands of her abusive boyfriend, a boxer named Tony "€˜The Storm"€™ Matroni. When she decides she's finally had enough, and the opportunity presents itself, she makes a choice she regrets. A trip on The Lift to the 6th Story offers her a second chance to choose.

Duration: 01:02:53

S1E14: Crosshairs

A mysterious assassin finds her way into The Building and The Lift, and meets her match in Victoria. A time traveler from Nazi Germany and known to "despise all things English," Renada is stuck in the present day and bent on revenge. When she's faced down by a certain little English girl who she takes for a "mere child," she quickly learns the errors in that assumption.

Duration: 00:25:14

S1E13: Restitution

Toby is bullied by Billy for being different, but Billy has his own problems as well. Each boy is drawn to the building and guided by Victoria to make a choice and change for the better. Years later, as adults, the results of those choices pull them back to take another ride on The Lift.

Duration: 00:24:44

S1E11: Storkson Candy

Jake McMiller, a greedy executive at the Storkson Candy Company, is currently searching for the new spokesperson for his company’s annual Easter campaign. To attract customers to his product, he wants a rosy-cheeked, blond-haired little girl to star in a slew of commercials and other promotions. Little does he know a certain little blond girl is just waiting to be discovered -- or is it the other way around?

Duration: 00:30:46

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