Three astronauts, in an attempt to knock an asteroid out of its collision course with earth, are transported to a dead alien world, uncover an ancient alien machine. The machine transports them to an extinct planet, where strange and mysterious aliens guide them in their search to find a way home, and perhaps save other aliens trapped in an alternate dimension.
"In the dead of space, something is alive"
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Composer Michael Land
created the score to reflect the mood of the story and characters, but also the underlying psychological themes. He used brief excerpts from works of classic composer Richard Wagner
(varying from 2 to 10 seconds), which he mixed into his own composition, because he felt it added to the otherworldly quality of the music and the sense of mystery. See more
[after arming the explosives on the asteroid
This asteroid has a pair of landing lights now, kids. Stick a fork in us, we're done.
Who writes your material, Commander?
I get it all out of the newspapers, Robbins.
After advertising The Dig Novel and The Dig Novel: Audio Drama, there is a large space, following by "(Yes, really)". See more
Spoofs Forbidden Planet
Mission to the Asteroid
Written by Michael Land
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