I must find a way back to you, listeners. I must protect Night Vale, and Cecil, and my mother, and my brother, and whoever I am, I must protect them from what is coming: the unraveling of all things!
This winding gorge spirals around itself. An empty ecosystem within the mountain.
Beyond it, the desert is a flat expanse, with diagonals of sunlight transversed by my passing.
I am sweeping through my own story, highlighting the words with motion. Motioning us closer to the end.
This is not what I wanted to tell you.”