Mad_Maudlin



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    There's a monster in the archives. No, not that one.

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  1. Public Bookmark 13

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    ~~~~FINALE SPOILERS IN SUMMARY Y'ALL~~~~

     

     

     

     

    Everyone likes to believe that given a crisis, they would have the fortitude to accomplish the impossible, to become the figurative mother lifting a car to protect her children. Martin wants to believe he has it in him. After all, he just found the strength to stab the person he loves more than anything else in the world; if he could make himself do that, anything is possible, right?

    That is to say, when the sound of tapes rewinding and unspooling and tangling up in themselves begins to drown out the sound of the Panopticon falling, Martin throws his arms around Jon, knife handle still protruding around him as the world starts to tear at the seams. I won’t let go, no matter what, he tells himself. One way or another. Together.

    He doesn’t anticipate the love of his life dissolving into a pile of magnetic tape between his fingers.

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    Or, these boys are in for a bumpy landing.

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    30 May 2021

  2. Public Bookmark 4

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    They walk out into the street, where people pass by talking and laughing, living their normal lives despite it all. Melanie is a little bit tipsy, and hopelessly in love, and all right, maybe she can get behind the whole “resilience of the human spirit” thing, just a bit.

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    The world starts to return to normal.

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    14 May 2021

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    "Flame that warms the coldest night
    Bring to us the waxing Light,
    Be with us on Solstice Night."
    Gypsy - Bring Back The Light

    There is mistletoe hanging in the doorway to the Archives when Jon gets in.

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    12 May 2021

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    “It’s a preexisting condition,” Jon explains, sipping more bitter tea. “I sort of got—hm. You know Spiderman?”

    Tim raises an eyebrow.

    “Heard of him, yeah.”

    Jon nods, studying his tea.

    “It’s sort of like that,” he says. “A spider killed and ate me when I was a child, and now I can’t stay dead.” 

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    Resurrection isn't all it's cracked up to be.

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    26 Apr 2021

  5. Public Bookmark 13

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    The rest of the words press against the insides of his cheeks, crawling on his tongue to try and find the seams of his very existence. He rushes up to the sink and for a moment everything stops as he stares at the tattoos on his knuckles, the exact same eyes that have looked up at him from the book’s cover, before he gives in and heaves, too full with unbridled terror and excitement for anything else. The voice on the radio repeats the inky words he vomits.

     

    (This is a story about him, the voice on the radio says. And he is concerned because he isn’t supposed to be part of any story ever again. Welcome to Night Vale.)

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    25 Apr 2021