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17th of December, 19xx

Audio Recording #8: Liminal Stands Together

by R&D Officer Lio L. Levon

"I... I-I can't believe it. Our b-battle with the Librarian... at l-least, the initial battle, h-has come to a close. The Librarian is d-defeated, and now comes th-the tense situation that is the a-aftermath."
"When th-the sky was removed and the l-light of the sun was taken, the Librarian had a-arrived to wreak havoc, a grandiose a-appearance as one would have e-expected of him. But we w-were ready, all of Liminal was r-ready."
"The Airship T-Team was first up. Nichol, Valentina, Zacna, Caram, and Officer Stein+, t-taking on the Librarian's air forces, and finding a w-way to bring the Bookwyrm from moving about too much. M-Midnight's plan with the b-buoys came into play, a-anchoring the Bookwyrm once it f-found the tree. Admittedly, th-the fact that it f-found it so easily, e-even with the sigil, was concerning, t-to say the least. Th-the paper planes w-were being taken care of f-fairly well, when we s-saw Officer Tra-... Nichol, jump d-down from the ship to s-strike at the Bookwyrm with his powers o-obtained from the odd Tooth h-he was given. It w-was a stellar strike that damaged the Proboscis... But then Nichol himself suffered an explosion, l-later told to me th-that it was a bomb that w-was implanted on him, and Nichol, to m-make the Librarian regret that decision, h-he used himself and that b-bomb to damage the Bookwyrm. Th-thankfully he's alive, and th-the Captain got a team to g-go retrieve him and bring h-him to safety."
"The Sub and land t-team was next, with Seth, Clementine, Senior O-Officer Maestra Ceylon, and m-myself leading this one. Despite the d-damage to the Proboscis, that Bookwyrm m-managed to still begin siphoning from the Tree right away! W-we had to stop it, and quick. I... m-managed to shake off my nervousness and... well, embarrassment, to d-dance and call upon th-the Alley Cats' help. I a-almost messed up, but I r-redoubled my efforts, and the S-Siamese Sisters came b-by to lend a hand! Th-the lot of u-us utilizing the p-power of song, Webball... a-and bombs, aheh, w-were getting a good start, when the Librarian s-summoned great monsters to t-try to stop us!... When w-we had feared a d-dangerous battle, who e-else but the Ringleader a-arrives to help us! A performer at th-their core, they c-cut up one of the monsters with g-grace, panache... and a freakishly sharp c-claw! W-with our spirits bolstered, and the big f-fish monster getting quite b-beat up by the airship crew and Lore with h-her mech, we were able to g-get the door opened once Seth th-threw Clem, myself, a-and the Alley Cats up on the Bookwyrm t-to do so! Most of u-us lost our balance when it f-fell down, but Clem held on and m-managed to get inside, and r-really made a mess for th-the strike team to take advantage of! On top of th-that, Seth c-called in some incredible h-help, with a Holy being kn-known as Beezus, and a... r-rather Unholy giant Lippy th-that obeyed Seth's commands w-without fail, bringing the Bookwyrm down fully!... But Clem did n-not come out right away. I-it was up to the Strike t-team to save Clementine and take d-down the Librarian... but I felt, honestly, more confident than ever th-that the strike team could d-do both."
"Th-the strike t-team went in once a-all was set for them. Commander Joust, Senior Officer Vanderbilt, Officer Quet, Pim, and Midnight moved in to take on th-the Librarian and save Clem. While I w-will ask them th-the details to i-it when I get the chance once all is s-settled, what matters is th-they were able to defeat the Librarian. It s-seems they went will fully getting r-rid of him as opposed to the plan th-that was given before in turning h-him into a book to preserve the knowledge."
"...The b-bookwyrm died with him, h-however... A l-lot of history from v-various worlds and lands, g-gone in the battle... E-even with us doing o-our utmost to p-protect Liminal, it s-seems it cannot be done without s-severe consequences... I wonder whose h-homes are lost to nothingness n-now? what s-stories will forever b-be untold...? H-have I lost something i-important? h-has anyone of the crew?"
"Now wh-what is left is to manage th-the aftermath, and then... w-we'll figure out what to do from th-there."

Continue reading...

  1. The Final Exam
    22nd of February, 19XX
  2. A Futile Report
    25th of April, 19XX
  3. Problems
    1st of May, 19xx
  4. IWL Debacle
    3rd of May, 19xx
  5. Admiral's Orders
    8th of May, 19xx
  6. Avian Antics
    30th of May, 19XX
  7. Saving Private Squishy
    28th of August, 19xx
  8. A Not-so-Warm Welcome
    11th of September, 19xx
  9. The Quiet (But Busy!) Year
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  10. Timothy's Trial
    1st of November, 19xx
  11. Wandercrew's Wild Ride
    22nd of November, 19xx
  12. Vatna's Reunion
    18th of December, 19xx
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  14. The Road to Unification
    19th of December, 19xx
  15. A Tree Grows in Liminal
    20th of December, 19xx
  16. Promotion
    12th of January, 19xx
  17. Work and Play
    2nd of February, 19xx
  18. A Kindred Spirit
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  19. Sigil Sagacity
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  20. Dear Mom
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  21. A Star's Silver Lining
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  22. Gone...
  23. Twenty-Three
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  24. Questionnaire Pt.1 (1-25)
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  25. Questionnaire Pt.3 (51-75)
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  26. Questionnaire Pt. 4 (76-100)
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  27. Checking on the Herd
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  28. To Meet One's Heroes
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  29. Useless
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  30. A Mind for Machines, an Ear for Music
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  31. Wandervania: Symphony of the Nightcap
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  32. Some Assembly Required: An Inventor's Dream
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  33. Taking Teeth for Granted
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  34. An Unknown Science
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  35. A Raucous Reunion
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  36. To Pim and Ento
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  37. Beauty
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  38. A Perfect Storm
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  39. An Invitation
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  40. Happiness
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  41. Tinger and the Bun
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  42. Time Away From Work
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  43. Addicted to Failure
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  44. Long, Long Ago
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  45. Questionnaire Pt.5 (101-120)
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  46. For the Sake of Others
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  47. What Was Lost
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  48. Something Lost, Something Learned
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  49. Coming Full Circle
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  50. Audio Recording #1: Risky Rifty Tech
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  51. Audio Recording #2: Facing the Devil's Maw
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  52. Audio Recording #3: Parks and Renovation
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  53. Audio Recording #4: Facing the Giant
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  54. Audio Recording #5: Becoming More than Myself
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  55. Audio Recording #6: Crewmate Camaraderie
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  56. Audio Recording #7: Passing the Wrench
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  57. Audio Recording #7: The Coming Storm
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  58. Audio Recording #8: Liminal Stands Together
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