This is season 1, episode 3. Today we are reading Chapter 3 of The Great God Pan, an 1894 novella by Arthur Machen.
In this chapter, we meet a London gentleman named Villiers, who has an unexpected encounter on the way home from his club with his old university friend Herbert, now reduced to begging on the street. Herbert tells Villiers the tale of his descent, and Villiers gets the terrible backstory from his gossipy acquaintance Austin.
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