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Short teasers for the Video-Book format of The Platinum Raven by Rohan Quine

Short teasers for the Video-Book format of
The Platinum Raven by Rohan Quine

Here below are links to a buffet of short-’n’-snackable video teasers, some of them less than a minute long, excerpted from The Platinum Raven’s video-book format.

 

The Platinum Raven by Rohan Quine is a triple convulsion whereby our heroine Raven escalates herself into the Chocolate Raven and then the Platinum Raven, from London to Dubai to the tower in the hills in the desert—then back down again, forever changed.

 
THE PLATINUM RAVEN (novella) by Rohan Quine - ebook cover (literary fiction, magical realism, horror)
 

(If playback of any of the below videos looks at all fuzzy on YouTube, then you can quickly and easily adjust the YouTube video-player’s playback “Quality” setting, by doing the following: (1) if you’re on a mobile device, first touch the video image, then touch the three-dots symbol that appears in the top-right corner of the player, touch “Quality” and choose “1080p” (or the highest other setting available on your device, e.g. “720p”); or (2) if you’re on a laptop/desktop device, click the cog symbol on the lower edge of the video-player, click “Quality” and choose “1080p” (or the highest other setting available on your device, e.g. “720p”).)

 
RAVEN

Teaser 1(i)—Raven’s bunny in the sunlight—on Vimeo (2’21”)
Teaser 1(i)—Raven’s bunny in the sunlight—on YouTube (2’21”)
 

THE CHOCOLATE RAVEN

Teaser 2(i)—icy beauty in the shimmer of the desert—on Vimeo (1’42”)
Teaser 2(i)—icy beauty in the shimmer of the desert—on YouTube (1’42”)

Teaser 2(ii)—traditional, feel-good, neighbourly hatred—on Vimeo (1’37”)
Teaser 2(ii)—traditional, feel-good, neighbourly hatred—on YouTube (1’37”)

Teaser 2(iii)—the Chocolate Raven’s chocolatiness—on Vimeo (1’53”)
Teaser 2(iii)—the Chocolate Raven’s chocolatiness—on YouTube (1’53”)

Teaser 4(i)—hair dead-straight, splashing soft—on Vimeo (1’36”)
Teaser 4(i)—hair dead-straight, splashing soft—on YouTube (1’36”)

Teaser 5(i)—microscopic plunge into calamity—on Vimeo (1’41”)
Teaser 5(i)—microscopic plunge into calamity—on YouTube (1’41”)

Teaser 5(ii)—an inverse Burj Khalifa underground—on Vimeo (2’18”)
Teaser 5(ii)—an inverse Burj Khalifa underground—on YouTube (2’18”)

Teaser 5(iii)—horror bubbles out from the mirror-glass—on Vimeo (1’28”)
Teaser 5(iii)—horror bubbles out from the mirror-glass—on YouTube (1’28”)
 

THE PLATINUM RAVEN

Teaser 6(i)—on Level 152, above Dubai—on Vimeo (1’22”)
Teaser 6(i)—on Level 152, above Dubai—on YouTube (1’22”)

Teaser 6(ii)—lights twitch and flicker in the sticky air—on Vimeo (1’15”)
Teaser 6(ii)—lights twitch and flicker in the sticky air—on YouTube (1’15”)

Teaser 6(iii)—a woman’s song that spans the world—on Vimeo (1’51”)
Teaser 6(iii)—a woman’s song that spans the world—on YouTube (1’51”)

Teaser 6(iv)—hair burning white like a negative—on Vimeo (2’19”)
Teaser 6(iv)—hair burning white like a negative—on YouTube (2’19”)

Teaser 6(v)—her devastating, desert-eyed perfection—on Vimeo (2’00”)
Teaser 6(v)—her devastating, desert-eyed perfection—on YouTube (2’00”)

Teaser 6(vi)—fem in black, a Scorpio pendant at his neck—on Vimeo (1’19”)
Teaser 6(vi)—fem in black, a Scorpio pendant at his neck—on YouTube (1’19”)

Teaser 7(i)—scratches of voice across the desert—on Vimeo (1’36”)
Teaser 7(i)—scratches of voice across the desert—on YouTube (1’36”)

Teaser 7(ii)—that elusive apex of fabulosity—on Vimeo (1’55”)
Teaser 7(ii)—that elusive apex of fabulosity—on YouTube (1’55”)

Teaser 7(iii)—exquisiteness in damage under Little Fluffy Clouds—on Vimeo (2’24”)
Teaser 7(iii)—exquisiteness in damage under Little Fluffy Clouds—on YouTube (2’24”)

Teaser 7(iv)—in Arizona the clouds would catch the colours—on Vimeo (2’29”)
Teaser 7(iv)—in Arizona the clouds would catch the colours—on YouTube (2’29”)

Teaser 8(i)—those party monsters’ skeletal fabulousness—on Vimeo (1’49”)
Teaser 8(i)—those party monsters’ skeletal fabulousness—on YouTube (1’49”)

Teaser 8(ii)—a vision of the Great Lie—on Vimeo (2’23”)
Teaser 8(ii)—a vision of the Great Lie—on YouTube (2’23”)

Teaser 9(i)—pink dusk on the city on the Gulf—on Vimeo (1’46”)
Teaser 9(i)—pink dusk on the city on the Gulf—on YouTube (1’46”)

Teaser 9(ii)—transfixed by the Burj Khalifa’s spike—on Vimeo (1’38”)
Teaser 9(ii)—transfixed by the Burj Khalifa’s spike—on YouTube (1’38”)

Teaser 10(i)—from Western to LaBrea after midnight—on Vimeo (2’15”)
Teaser 10(i)—from Western to LaBrea after midnight—on YouTube (2’15”)

Teaser 10(ii)—aquiver and alone on the Hollywood hillside—on Vimeo (2’18”)
Teaser 10(ii)—aquiver and alone on the Hollywood hillside—on YouTube (2’18”)

Teaser 10(iii)—city-grid, night sky, cricket-chirp, canyons—on Vimeo (2’08”)
Teaser 10(iii)—city-grid, night sky, cricket-chirp, canyons—on YouTube (2’08”)

Teaser 11(i)—neon flickers in the yellow dusk—on Vimeo (0’53”)
Teaser 11(i)—neon flickers in the yellow dusk—on YouTube (0’53”)

Teaser 12(i)—there again, the thunder on the left—on Vimeo (1’44”)
Teaser 12(i)—there again, the thunder on the left—on YouTube (1’44”)

Teaser 12(ii)—Amber’s past, as “The Hitcher”—on Vimeo (1’33”)
Teaser 12(ii)—Amber’s past, as “The Hitcher”—on YouTube (1’33”)

Teaser 12(iii)—the space of Siberian heart in your eyes—on Vimeo (2’10”)
Teaser 12(iii)—the space of Siberian heart in your eyes—on YouTube (2’10”)

Teaser 13(i)—three Beasts in the mirror mist—on Vimeo (1’46”)
Teaser 13(i)—three Beasts in the mirror mist—on YouTube (1’46”)

Teaser 13(ii)—the engines of a town of sound—on Vimeo (2’22”)
Teaser 13(ii)—the engines of a town of sound—on YouTube (2’22”)

Teaser 14(i)—Scorpio’s dance upon the silver mist—on Vimeo (1’33”)
Teaser 14(i)—Scorpio’s dance upon the silver mist—on YouTube (1’33”)

Teaser 15(i)—the shrieking of the caverns in the sky—on Vimeo (1’24”)
Teaser 15(i)—the shrieking of the caverns in the sky—on YouTube (1’24”)

Teaser 15(ii)—salmon-marbled bloodlight on Jupiter—on Vimeo (1’22”)
Teaser 15(ii)—salmon-marbled bloodlight on Jupiter—on YouTube (1’22”)

Teaser 16(i)—down deep, the squeaking of an injury—on Vimeo (2’17”)
Teaser 16(i)—down deep, the squeaking of an injury—on YouTube (2’17”)

Teaser 16(ii)—lemons hatched in metal corners—on Vimeo (1’23”)
Teaser 16(ii)—lemons hatched in metal corners—on YouTube (1’23”)

Teaser 16(iii)—his own blood-rush among the worm-ropes—on Vimeo (1’20”)
Teaser 16(iii)—his own blood-rush among the worm-ropes—on YouTube (1’20”)

Teaser 17(i)—lethal chase above the dance-floor—on Vimeo (2’07”)
Teaser 17(i)—lethal chase above the dance-floor—on YouTube (2’07”)

Teaser 18(i)—the Platinum Raven in the round brown window—on Vimeo (0’58”)
Teaser 18(i)—the Platinum Raven in the round brown window—on YouTube (0’58”)

Teaser 18(ii)—without exertion and divinely, as if for all time—on Vimeo (1’00”)
Teaser 18(ii)—without exertion and divinely, as if for all time—on YouTube (1’00”)

Teaser 19(i)—filtered through the tar and futility of flesh—on Vimeo (2’13”)
Teaser 19(i)—filtered through the tar and futility of flesh—on YouTube (2’13”)

Teaser 21(i)—black shreds of flame ripple tiny on the star—on Vimeo (2’06”)
Teaser 21(i)—black shreds of flame ripple tiny on the star—on YouTube (2’06”)

Teaser 21(ii)—her flesh contracts—on Vimeo (2’43”)
Teaser 21(ii)—her flesh contracts—on YouTube (2’43”)

Teaser 21(iii)—face tight-snarled and her lips like a spout—on Vimeo (1’59”)
Teaser 21(iii)—face tight-snarled and her lips like a spout—on YouTube (1’59”)

Teaser 22(i)—the crumbling golden ballroom—on Vimeo (1’37”)
Teaser 22(i)—the crumbling golden ballroom—on YouTube (1’37”)

Teaser 22(ii)—a sick space, but empty—on Vimeo (2’04”)
Teaser 22(ii)—a sick space, but empty—on YouTube (2’04”)

Teaser 22(iii)—an orange tinge thick upon the air—on Vimeo (1’38”)
Teaser 22(iii)—an orange tinge thick upon the air—on YouTube (1’38”)

Teaser 23(i)—high terrace dawn in the Hajar Mountains—on Vimeo (2’05”)
Teaser 23(i)—high terrace dawn in the Hajar Mountains—on YouTube (2’05”)

Teaser 24(i)—sunlight’s edge hits the Chocolate Raven—on Vimeo (0’56”)
Teaser 24(i)—sunlight’s edge hits the Chocolate Raven—on YouTube (0’56”)

Teaser 24(ii)—an icon of ecstasy and chocolate and sweat—on Vimeo (1’29”)
Teaser 24(ii)—an icon of ecstasy and chocolate and sweat—on YouTube (1’29”)
 

THE CHOCOLATE RAVEN

Teaser 25(i)—the Great Lie revealed—on Vimeo (1’25”)
Teaser 25(i)—the Great Lie revealed—on YouTube (1’25”)

Teaser 25(ii)—but there’s ALL THAT, living in the mountains—on Vimeo (1’45”)
Teaser 25(ii)—but there’s ALL THAT, living in the mountains—on YouTube (1’45”)

Teaser 26(i)—a convulsion, tiny in the distance—on Vimeo (1’30”)
Teaser 26(i)—a convulsion, tiny in the distance—on YouTube (1’30”)

Teaser 26(ii)—the empty labour-camp hiding in Al Quoz—on Vimeo (1’38”)
Teaser 26(ii)—the empty labour-camp hiding in Al Quoz—on YouTube (1’38”)

Teaser 26(iii)—Jaymi’s music growls dark—on Vimeo (1’32”)
Teaser 26(iii)—Jaymi’s music growls dark—on YouTube (1’32”)

Teaser 26(iv)—the hanged man thrashes on—on Vimeo (2’14”)
Teaser 26(iv)—the hanged man thrashes on—on YouTube (2’14”)

Teaser 26(v)—the lift has other ideas, however—on Vimeo (1’25”)
Teaser 26(v)—the lift has other ideas, however—on YouTube (1’25”)

Teaser 27(i)—the dim cool flue of Tiers 27 to 30—on Vimeo (1’28”)
Teaser 27(i)—the dim cool flue of Tiers 27 to 30—on YouTube (1’28”)

Teaser 27(ii)—the crackle and pulse of the whole city—on Vimeo (1’45”)
Teaser 27(ii)—the crackle and pulse of the whole city—on YouTube (1’45”)

Teaser 28(i)—see how bright the Dark burns—on Vimeo (1’38”)
Teaser 28(i)—see how bright the Dark burns—on YouTube (1’38”)

Teaser 29(i)—joyful release for the pug among the struts—on Vimeo (1’36”)
Teaser 29(i)—joyful release for the pug among the struts—on YouTube (1’36”)

Teaser 29(ii)—I can slant Dubai to light us up—on Vimeo (1’43”)
Teaser 29(ii)—I can slant Dubai to light us up—on YouTube (1’43”)

Teaser 30(i)—oh, the eyes, the eyes again—on Vimeo (1’54”)
Teaser 30(i)—oh, the eyes, the eyes again—on YouTube (1’54”)

Teaser 30(ii)—her mouth like a horn kisses hers—on Vimeo (2’08”)
Teaser 30(ii)—her mouth like a horn kisses hers—on YouTube (2’08”)
 

RAVEN

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The above teasers for The Platinum Raven‘s Video-Book are here too:

And in the Vimeo showcase “Teasers for THE PLATINUM RAVEN by Rohan Quine”.

And in the YouTube playlist “Teasers for THE PLATINUM RAVEN by Rohan Quine”.
 

Here are the basics of what the novella is all about.

Here are some great reviews of it.

Buy The Platinum Raven in paperback or ebook or audiobook format.

 

To watch any of the 31 complete and unabridged chapters of the novella’s video-book format (for which the above little video snippets on this page are just short teasers), see:
here for chapter 1;
here for chapter 2;
here for chapter 3;
here for chapter 4;
here for chapter 5;
here for chapter 6;
here for chapter 7;
here for chapter 8;
here for chapter 9;
here for chapter 10;
here for chapter 11;
here for chapter 12;
here for chapter 13;
here for chapter 14;
here for chapter 15;
here for chapter 16;
here for chapter 17;
here for chapter 18;
here for chapter 19;
here for chapter 20;
here for chapter 21;
here for chapter 22;
here for chapter 23;
here for chapter 24;
here for chapter 25;
here for chapter 26;
here for chapter 27;
here for chapter 28;
here for chapter 29;
here for chapter 30; and
here for chapter 31.

Rohan Quine, 'The Platinum Raven' video-book - opening still for chapter 28

Rohan Quine, 'The Platinum Raven' video-book - opening still for 'The end'

Rohan Quine, 'The Platinum Raven' video-book - opening still for chapter 12

 
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