18th Dec 2021, 12:00 PM in chapter 13

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c_rberus 18th Dec 2021, 12:00 PM edit delete
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[lick stumbling along, staring warily at a skull protruding from the wall.]
[they notice a skeletal hand hanging down, holding the frame of a lantern that looks alarmingly like dusty.]
[zooming out, they realize all around them are abandoned lantern frames.]
[lick is shocked.]
[they look down at dusty.
what are you...?]
[the panel destabilizes again, and lick winces.]
[forcing their eyes open, fighting it off.]
[the panel of darkness again; the light in the center grows larger.
not yet.]