Bead Bracelet with Explanation

Observation #1

The bracelet I received had a combination of gold (clear) and rose (pinkish) beads.

Observation #2

According to the accompanying explanation:

  • Gold holds the warmth we feel beneath the ever-burning peak.
  • Rose holds the love we feel for both our Family and the Divine.

Handwritten Note

Observation #1

My head hurts...

Observation #2

The note is addressed to "Orphan".

  • Are we "Orphan"?

Observation #3

All the words in the quoted text are capitalized. Reading only the first letters of the words gives us:

  • RMTSURVIVORSORG

Observation #4

This is actually a website for Radiant Mountain Survivors.

Observation #5

The password for the website is: DT8996.

  • This is repeated twice towards the bottom of the note, meaning it must be important.

Headphones

Observation #1

The headphones can be used to listen to the meditation track referenced on the meditation coupon.

Letter from Frederick

Observation #1

This serves as an introductory letter. Frederick invites us to join the community on their website.

Meditation Coupon

Observation #1

This coupon directs us to a website, and instructs us to enter code "FAWN" for a free virtual meditation workshop.

Observation #2

Following these instructions leads us to an audio file.

Prayer Card

Observation #1

The card instructs us to pause at the closing of each line.

Observation #2

Pay special attention to the last letter of each line. A hidden message is revealed:

  • "BOW TO ME"

Radiant Mountain Flyer

Observation #1

This is a run-of-the-mill flyer displaying all that Radiant Mountain has to offer members.

Observation #2

This document also leads to their website.

Veridiction of Raven Welgram III

Observation #1

In this pamphlet, the hierarchy tiers are clarified. Everyone starts out as a Fawn. When they have learned the basic ways of the commune, they graduate.

  • Deer
  • Sparrow
  • Squirrel
  • Raven

Observation #1

Is Radiant Mountain a freaking commune, a.k.a. cult?!?

Observation #2

Despite trying to pick the most "negative" answers in the survey, I was still accepted into the community.

Observation #3

Radiant Mountain seems to consist of hierarchy tiers:

  • Fawn
  • Deer
  • Sparrow
  • Squirrel
  • Raven

Observation #4

Is the Divine like He Who Walks Behind the Rows? 😏

Password

FAWN

Observation #1

During the audio track, there are three times where a garbled voice can be heard.

  • 4:13 - 4:22 → after the narrator says "I will listen deeply and sincerely."
  • 6:22 - 6:24 → after the narrator says "I am an eternal soul."
  • 7:18 - 7:28 → after the narrator says "The truth will be understood."

Take Our Survey to Become a Fawn

Question 1: What are you seeking with Radiant Mountain?

Correct Answer: C - Truth

Question 2: What do you like most about being in nature? 

Correct Answer: B - How connected I feel to everything

Question 3: Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the demands of your life? 

Correct Answer: D - I long for an escape

Question 4: Do you ever feel lonely in a crowd of people? 

Correct Answer: A - Yes, I long for a sense of community

Question 5: Do people like you? 

Correct Answer: B - I have no reason to think otherwise

Question 6: Do you ever wonder if people actually care about you? 

Correct Answer: C - I prefer to focus on caring about other people

Question 7: Are you worthy of love? 

Correct Answer: A - I want to be

Question 8: Would you trust your elders to make decisions for you? 

Correct Answer: A - I trust the wisdom of my elders more than my own

Question 9: What is the best way to learn? 

Correct Answer: B - Repetition

Question 10: When you are lost, where do you seek wisdom? 

Correct Answer: C - Within the Mountain

Password

DT8996

Observation #1

Holy Reading, Batman!

Observation #2

According to one poster, they were drugged on a daily basis.

  • Is every person being dosed, whether willingly or not?

Observation #3

The same poster mentions how Frederick seemed sadder and was reluctant to give his recommendation for this participant to become a Sparrow.

  • Does Frederick want out but is unable/not sure how to leave the commune?

Observation #4

One other poster mentions wondering if the water supply was being drugged.

  • So, that could be how Radiant Mountain is drugging the entire community unbeknownst to the members.

Observation #5

Another poster mentions being served "medicine" regularly with his meals.

  • There is definite drugging going on at this place. Keep everyone docile and brainwashed.

Observation #6

I believe there is also subliminal messaging going on at Radiant Mountain.

  • The garbled voice within the meditation audio track
  • Members stating a feeling of euphoria after meditations
  • Static on TVs...

Observation #7

Wow, there is even a post from DT8996!

  • Could this poster be the one who sent us the handwritten note!?
  • This poster mentions his daughter is "way more interested in getting her pictures on the website and portraying our Sanctuary in a positive light".
  • This poster is Charlotte Thomas's father!
  • In this post, he explicitly states he is looking for someone to infiltrate Radiant Mountain (that's us!).
  • It is possible all locked content is meant to be unlocked in future episodes...

Exegesis of Elucidation

Observation #1

The design I created with the green "wheel" using the labyrinth weaver doesn't match any of the designs on the Elucidation, but it is closest to the second one.

See Figure 1

Handwritten Note

Observation #1

This was stuck into the Veridical Codex Lux book.

Observation #2

The key to solving this puzzle is "six senses forward". Shift all letters forward by 6.

Observation #3

The resulting message reads:

  • "Upon this foundation we grow to the soaring sweet song from the harp of the dawn as an endless bright lightning burns sky to the earth while the fauna and ferns wish their true names be hidden to all but the raven."

Labyrinth Weaver

Observation #1

Wow, I haven't seen one of these things since I was a kid!

Observation #2

Use any size "wheel" you wish. Place it in one of the bigger openings, flush with the edge. Place the tip of a pen or pencil in any hole and push the "wheel" in a circular motion around the edge of the hole to create a pattern.

  • Compare your patterns to the ones provided in the "Exegesis of Elucidation".

Letter from Frederick

Observation #1

According to this letter, we are now officially a Deer and part of the cult!

Observation #2

What are the consequences of accessing information above our status?

Meditation Card with Pin

Observation #1

This includes the Deer pin referenced in Frederick's letter.

Observation #2

The card directs us to a website, and instructs us to enter the code "ANTLER".

Observation #3

Going to this website leads us to an audio file.

Patterned Print

Observation #1

MY EYES! MY EYES!

Observation #2

In the Deer Meditation, Rachel instructs us to look at this pattern.

Observation #3

Scanning the barcode on the back with an app on my phone came up with:

  • "Unmake the world"

Secrets of the Labyrinth Weaver

Observation #1

This explains how to use the labyrinth weaver.

Veridical Codex Lux

Observation #1

I hope this isn't meant for a book cipher...

Observation #2

This book references the tree and True Name concept from the "Lost in the Labyrinth" page from The Woods Episode 5.

Observation #3

On page 19, what kind of dates are those?

  • Are the other dates codes as well?

Observation #4

The clue to what we can unlock on the Radiant Mountain Survivors blog can be found in this book.

Observation #5

So... this is a book cipher... Great...

Observation #6

The "dates" on pages 18 and 19 represent the page number (first number) and a word on that page (second number).

  • 3/2 = The
  • 11/4 = Raven
  • 9/30 = is
  • 9/31 = not
  • 3/22 = eternal
  • 7/13 = and
  • 11/105 = will
  • 11/144 = be
  • 11/145 = unmade
  • 9/48 = without
  • 3/36 = face

Observation #7

The message reads:

  • "The Raven is not eternal and will be unmade without face."

Password

ANTLER

Observation #1

Rachel instructs us to look at the patterned print while listening. (BRAINWASHING!)

  • At the 4:03 marker, the ominous voice says, "Listen."
  • At 5:21, the voice says something indecipherable.
  • At 6:57, the voice says, "I will walk the path."
  • At 7:33, the voice says, "Welcome."

Observation #2

Throughout this audio, Rachel's voice becomes strained.

  • What's going on?
  • Wouldn't it be something if this was Rachel Scalione from Hunt a Killer's Awakening Episode 1 and the reason Jacob Nilson took over as inspector is because Rachel joined Radiant Mountain?

Gealog

(Sparrow Survey)

Question 1: What is your purpose as a Deer?

Correct Answer: B - To obey and serve as the Family's foundation

Question 2: What will be your purpose as a Sparrow?

Correct Answer: D - To recruit and help the Family grow

Question 3: What action best describes your Soul?

Correct Answer: A - Soaring

Question 4: What Divine instrument helps the Sparrow sing?

Correct Answer: B - The Harp of Dawn

Question 5: When did the Gilded Oak first come to be?

Correct Answer: C - The Era of Endless Lightning

Question 6: Who is the Glorious Paragon who made an engine of the light?

Correct Answer: B - William, called by the name of the fern

Question 7: Who can control the Divine Power?

Correct Answer: A - No one

Question 8: What will grant you power and dominion over a creature?

Correct Answer: C - The creature's True Name

Question 9: What is your True Name?

Correct Answer: B - My True name is still hidden to me

Question 10: Who is the one True guide you must obey above all others?

Correct Answer: D - The Raven

Password

DT8996

News and Media

Starting to Gain Some Traction

Observation #1

The first poster mentions "Thomas, who lit the world".

Observation #2

On page 16 of the Veridical Codex Lux, Thomas's True name was heath. This is the password needed to gain access to the documentary video.

News and Media

RM Documentary Video

Password

heath

Observation #1

Clicking on the link below the video (posted by our friend) leads us to the Sparrow Survey.

Abigail's Divine Chronicle Entry

Observation #1

Charlotte is Abigail and Daniel's daughter.

Observation #2

In this entry, Abigail makes it clear that electronics are not banned from the commune, as she received a text from Daniel.

Observation #3

In this entry, Abigail confirms that she is Daniel's wife. Abigail mentions her son...

  • Is this Daniel's son too?
  • If so, how come Frederick only referenced Abigail and Charlotte in his letter to Daniel?

Observation #4

Holy shitballs...

  • Abigail reveals that her son, Alexander, was a freakin' sacrifice! That's why Frederick didn't mention him in his letter to Daniel.
  • The sacrifice is being "hollowed", what everyone's ultimate goal in this place is.
  • Being "hollowed" does equal death, as witnessed in the cases of Isabella and Dr. Oliver in The Woods.

Daniel's Platform

Observation #1

It appears Daniel has made a campaign against the Raven.

Observation #2

Are there others who will help us take the Raven down?

Handwritten Note

Observation #1

This is used in conjunction with the incense cone and burner.

Observation #2

Daniel gives instructions for a ritual to perform after lighting the incense.

Incense Burner

Observation #1

This is to place the accompanying incense cone upon.

Observation #2

It kind of looks like an abstract rabbit to me...

Incense Cone

Observation #1

This is meant to be placed on the accompanying incense burner and lit, followed by conducting the ritual provided on the handwritten note.

Letter from Daniel

Observation #1

It seems that Daniel is our mysterious friend who has been sending us the handwritten notes in our packages.

Observation #2

The section where he mentions a bunch of numbers is actually the key to a book cipher in the Veridical Codex Umbra.

  • The first number is the page number, and the second number is a word on that page.

Meditation Card with Pin

Observation #1

This card gives us access to our next meditation.

Note from Frederick to Daniel

Observation #1

Wow, Frederick is not a cool dude.

Observation #2

He is keeping close tabs on Daniel and vows to turn him in if Daniel does not change his ways and get with the program of the cult.

Observation #3

Abigail is Daniel's wife.

Note from Raven Welgram III

Observation #1

The Raven is full of it. He never went through the "hollowing".

  • We know better that he would not exist if he had, he would be dead or occupied by another being while his body slowly dies.

Observation #2

Certain phrases in the Raven's note are italicized. These phrases match up with phrases in the Veridical Codex Umbra.

  • Match up the numbers of the phrases from the book (sections "The Litany of Many Appellations" and "The Litany of Many Instruments") to the italicized phrases in the Raven's note.

Observation #3

The phrases are:

  • "which cleaves the unbeliever" = 5
  • "Adamantine Mortar and ground to dust" = 13
  • "Adamantine Mortar and ground to dust" = 16
  • "blessed by the spirit of smoke" = 20
  • "calls down the current from the sky" = 25
  • "Bridge of the Requiter" = 25
  • "luminous wing" = 15
  • "Drum of Invocation, which beats in the blood of all believers" = 21
  • "lost to all but those who seek" = 18
  • "He of the light in the darkness" = 19
  • "Murmux compels the dead to answer" = 5
  • "Shamhurish guards the doors to the fifth palace" = 12
  • "all time unfurls from the Endless Wheel" = 6

Observation #4

Translating the numbers into letters, the message reads:

  • "EMPTY YOURSELF"

Veridical Codex Umbra

Observation #1

The Raven is replaced if stricken with madness... lol.

Observation #2

"The Ritual of Cleromancy" clarifies how Alexander, Daniel's son, was chosen as the vessel to be sacrificed.

  • It also deals with invoking Arawn, the "friend" of Isabella in The Woods. So that is how she became a vessel, by messing around with Arawn.
  • I have to wonder, though, was Isabella secretly involved with the people of Radiant Mountain?

Observation #3

"To receive me is to traverse the never-ending maze."

  • Does this refer to the red herring path at the end of The Woods?

Observation #4

Arawn is the lord and guide of the otherworld.

  • Sounds about right.

Observation #5

Oh, my god, there are boobies in this book...!

  • Come on, now, we're all mature adults.
  • But, seriously, what is with all the naked people and all the clothed beings taking them into custody looking like animals?

Observation #6

This is the sixth edition.

  • I wonder what has all changed over the revisions of this book.

Observation #7

The key to solving the book cipher is located in the letter from Daniel.

  • 16/16: one
  • 17/169: more
  • 22/32: the
  • 21/2: first
  • 12/2: of
  • 8/28: each
  • 22/22: I
  • 8/89: offer
  • 5/63: reflected
  • 13/49: affection

Observation #8

The message reads:

  • "One more the first of each I offer reflected affection."

Observation #9

"The first of each" means the first letter of each of the following words: "iora".

Iora

(Squirrel Survey)

Question 1: What is a Squirrel's duty?

Correct Answer: C - Safeguard the sacred rituals of the Faith

Question 2: When you dream, what do you dream of?

Correct Answer: A - What has been

Question 3: What do you find solace in?

Correct Answer: D - Helping my brethren glorify the Divine

Question 4: Oh knotted bough of oak, your branch to bramble grow...

Correct Answer: C - I traded life for lore

Question 5: What do you see when you close your eyes and still your mind?

Correct Answer: B - The reflection in an empty mirror

Question 6: What is the Truth you can never speak?

Correct Answer: A - I worry I have not done enough to amplify the Divine

Question 7: What is the weakness you most long to shed?

Correct Answer: D - Conceit about my earthly deeds

Question 8: What is the name by which you invoke that which has many names?

Correct Answer: B - Malhalapwuena, breaker of barriers

Question 9: What are you?

Correct Answer: C - The glowing bodies and the cave that they hang from

Question 10: What will you Hollow yourself to become?

Correct Answer: B - The Gatekeeper of the Raven

Password

FEATHER

Observation #1

Rachel instructs us to light our incense.

Observation #2

Rachel tells us we must keep an eye on our families and punish them if they stray from the path.

Observation #3

"All will be consumed..."

  • Yeah, by the big bad this cult worships!

Observation #4

OH, MY GOD! Is she seriously saying the deer is happy being roasted on a spit!?

Observation #5

"I will share myself with my family..."

  • Made me instantly think of giving pieces of myself to my family for them to consume.

Observation #6

At mark 7:33, there is a tinkling beep sound. This is actually a tap code. Listen for them.

  • 7:33 → 2/3 = H
  • 7:48 → 1/5 = E
  • 8:00 → 3/1 = L
  • 8:05 → 3/5 = P
  • 8:10 → 3/2 = M
  • 8:20 → 1/5 = E

Observation #7

Once decoded, the message reveals:

  • "Help Me"

Observation #8

So, Rachel IS an unwilling participant in the hollowing!

Observation #9

At mark 8:54, white noise can be heard in the background, and Rachel's voice begins to strain once again.

Observation #10

The garbled voice kicks in at 9:06, repeating what Rachel is saying under Rachel's voice, as if feeding her the words. At 9:26, Rachel takes one last breath and all is silent.

  • What the hell just happened? Has she been hollowed?
  • When she concludes the recording, is the ominous being (The Divine) inside her, controlling her?
  • It can be heard one last time at 9:44, like a whisper or exhale...

Assignment Envelope

Observation #1

The note describes a ritual to be performed using the included deck of cards.

  • *I love the black envelope. Wish I could get my hands on a few of these.

Charlotte's Divine Chronicle Entry

Observation #1

There are tiny numbers written around the border of this entry. This is a sort of book cipher.

Observation #2

Starting at the top-middle, at the Radiant Mountain symbol, work your way counterclockwise (left). Count that many letters into Charlotte's entry.

Observation #3

Once decoded, the message reads:

  • "Radiant Mountain life show me"

Deck of Cards

Observation #1

The deck of cards is meant to be used in conjunction with the "Divination Ritual", which provides instructions, as well as the note enclosed in the "Assignment Envelope".

Observation #2

The Chinese characters on the one card read:

  • "not important"

Divination Ritual

Observation #1

Using the deck of cards, follow the instructions to perform this ritual.

Eye Mask

Observation #1

The eye mask is intended to be used during the meditation audio. Michael refers to it as a "visual deprivation mask".

  • *There is nothing better than the feel of a new eye mask, so comfy.

Letter from Daniel

Observation #1

In this letter, Daniel proclaims that nothing in existence is inherently evil, evil is in the eye of the beholder.

Observation #2

In the second to the last paragraph, Daniel uses the word "hear" instead of "here".

  • Why? Does he want us to listen to, or hear, something?

Observation #3

Dilis is a Philippine anchovy.

  • What does he mean by this after the break will reach the next stepping stone?
  • "Dilis" is the password for a quiz on the Radiant Mountain website.

Meditation Card with Pin

Observation #1

This card directs us to the Squirrel Meditation.

Newspaper Clippings

Elderly Man Found with No Memories

Observation #1

Was this man part of the cult and completing his "hollowing"? No "smartphone"? Really, can't just say no phone? Not everyone has a smartphone in this day and age, especially someone at his age, it isn't to be expected.

Missing Journalist Baffles Law Enforcement Officers

Observation #1

Was this journalist following the Radiant Mountain cult? ALL HAIL STEPHEN KING! Could this journalist be the elderly man from the other newspaper clipping?

W. Virginia Student Claims to Have Witnessed Satanic Murder

Observation #1

Since there is no proof the woman was Elin Young, could it have been Rachel during her "hollowing"?

Propaganda Poster

Observation #1

This poster aids in unlocking content on the Radiant Mountain Survivors blog site.

Password

Dilis

Question 1: Is your spirit brave enough to speak out against the Untrue Guide?

Correct Answer: D - Yes, I'm ready to forge a new future for the Radiant Mountain

Question 2: Do you ever wonder whether others feel the way you do?

Correct Answer: B - Yes, I worry they don't have the same doubts and anxieties I do

Question 3: Why has Raven Welgram III led us astray?

Correct Answer: B - He's lost touch with the will of his people

Question 4: What has Raven Welgram III forbidden?

Correct Answer: B - Sharing our wisdom with those below our rank

Question 5: How should we study the Sacred Word?

Correct Answer: B - We should study it as it was first set down

Question 6: What has Raven Welgram III robbed us of?

Correct Answer: C - Our loved one's lives

Question 7: Is the sacrifice of blood necessary to Glorify the Divine?

Correct Answer: C - No, the blood does not need to flow

Question 8: Why must the Raven be unmade?

Correct Answer: D - It was foretold that the Raven is not eternal

Question 9: How will we cleanse the Radiant Mountain?

Correct Answer: D - With purifying fire

Question 10: Are you prepared to greet the twilit age?

Correct Answer: - A - Yes, I'm ready to be One with the Divine

Password

ACORN

Observation #1

Rachel is out sick. Ha, yeah right. What a crock. Wonderful, relaxing holiday, my ass. And, who the hell is this Michael? I like Rachel's voice better.

Observation #2

Michael refers to the eye mask, which he calls a "visual deprivation mask", and instructs us to wear it.

Observation #3

Anytime Michael says "Repeat", the garbled voice also says "Repeat".

Observation #4

Starting at the 7:35 mark, the mysterious voice can be heard speaking backward.

Observation #5

When played correctly, the phrases are:

  • "My hunger grows."
  • "Open yourself and feed me."
  • "Invoke the name of Ravannmot."
  • "No world will be spared."

Password

DT8996

Investigations

Can't Believe Someone Captured This

Observation #1

The poster hints at the password to the "These Videos" link, which can be found on the accompanying propaganda poster.

Observation #2

The password is:

  • "Amplify"

Observation #3

Someone infiltrated the cult and got video of Alexander Thomas's Ritual of Cleromancy!

Observation #4

We don't see the actual killing, but we do see the aftermath.

Observation #5

It can be assumed that our videographer escaped the Raven at least long enough to upload these videos.

Experiment Memo

Observation #1

All researcher notes are written in code.

  • Toward the end of the entry, the assistant recommends use of "le chiffre indechiffrable".
  • Googling this reveals that "le chiffre indechiffrable" is French for "the indecipherable cipher", meaning the Vigenere cipher.

Observation #2

Use the Vigenere table to decipher the messages.

Observation #3

Find the letter of the keyword in the left column or the top row, then find the cipher letter in the middle area. Follow that to the letter in the top row or the left column (whichever you didn't start with). The resulting letter is the actual letter of the coded message.

  • For the first log, the keyword is "WRITEROFVOICES".

  • The first letter is "W".

  • Look for "W" in the left column.

  • Follow it to the first letter of the ciphertext, which is "E".

  • From here, follow it up to the top row, which gives you the letter "I'.

  • The first letter of the plaintext message is "I".

Log 5540-A3

Observation #1

Using "WRITEROFVOICES" as the key to decode the researcher notes, the message reads:

  • "I HAVE HEARD THE VOICE OF TRUTH, WE ARE SO CLOSE."

Log 5541-A15

Observation #1

Using "OTHERPLANE" as the key to decode the researcher note, the message reads:

  • "THAT WHICH HAS MANY NAMES HAS SHOWN ME THE FUTURE. THERE WILL BE ONE WHO REBELS AND OPENS US."

Log 5545-A15

Observation #1

Using "VOICESTRIP" as the key to decode the researcher note, the message reads:

  • "THE DIVINE SPEAKS THROUGH ME. I AM CHOSEN."

Log 5677-B34

Observation #1

Using "VOICEOFLIGHT" as the key to decode the researcher note, the message reads:

  • "ROBINSON WAS IN CLOSE PROXYMITY TO THE MAIN AMPLIFIER IN ITS EARLY STAGES AND SUFFERED FATAL INJURY."

Log 6345-E22

Observation #1

Using "UPWARD" as the key to decode the researcher note, the message reads:

  • "THE AMPLIFIERS ARE ALMOST COMPLETE. SUBJECTS CONNECTED AS BATTERIES NOW DEAD. CONTINUE TO PHASE TWO."

Letter from Charlotte

Observation #1

In this letter, Charlotte instructs us on how to use the token of ash we received.

Observation #2

Charlotte says, "the old order has been burned away, and all its injustices have been extinguished".

  • Does this mean they burned Raven Welgram?
  • It would be funny if they had, and the token of ash we received is really some of his burned ashes.

Observation #3

It is her duty to stoke the fire her father sparked...

  • Flame purifies all...

Observation #4

Charlotte reveals that two of the sister sanctuaries of Radiant Mountain are in Washington and San Francisco.

Letter from Daniel

Observation #1

Why does Daniel say "his power" twice?

Observation #2

Daniel is now the new Raven of Radiant Mountain. Raven Welgram has been ousted.

  • Did they actually kill Welgram?

Observation #3

Why does Daniel say "waxing Thompson"?

  • His last name is Thomas, not Thompson.

Observation #4

He mentions there being other sanctuaries.

  • So this is a worldwide spread cult...

Observation #5

Daniel also repeats "out of the way".

Observation #6

Repeated phrases:

  • His power
  • Out of the way

Observation #7

He places periods (.) in the middle of the first sentence in the second to the last paragraph.

  • Before the word "life".
  • Before the word "communicated".

Observation #8

The "sentence" between the periods reads:

  • "Life will no longer be and the Twilit Age will be."

Observation #9

In the final paragraph, Daniel repeats the word "alone" 3 times.

Map

Observation #1

The map shows the different locations of the Radiant Mountain sister sanctuaries.

Observation #2

There is a reason this map is black.

Observation #3

When taken into a dark room, markers 7 (Radiant Mountain Sanctuary) and 9 (Fortress in the Corridors of Worldly Power) on the map will glow.

Observation #4

Notice it's at these points where all the lines intersect.

Meditation Card with Pin

Observation #1

This pin is the new Radiant Mountain tree symbol, even though it represents the Raven.

Observation #2

The front is very hard to read with the overlaying "rays".

Observation #3

This gives us access to the final meditation audio track.

Mural

Observation #1

The drawing was by Raven Welgram III.

Observation #2

Wow, this cult has been around for a long time, since before 1893!

Observation #3

The original art depiction is from the first edition of the Veridical Codex Umbra.

Observation #4

Daniel is insane if he's trying to follow this and say it's good.

  • It is the prophecy of the Twilight Age. (Twilit Age).
  • The Raven was remade in a new form. (He became the new Raven.)
  • The Darkness will reign supreme over all things. (The Divine is the Darkness. He will continue to let the Darkness empower all.)

Photograph

Observation #1

This is a photograph of Daniel as the new Raven.

  • What is with all the poison-looking veins?
  • I'm betting he let the "Divine" within him and has begun his hollowing.

Token of Ash

Observation #1

This is a gift from Charlotte.

Observation #2

According to her letter, we are meant to take this into water and use it to wash ourselves clean in preparation to receive the Divine.

Veridiction of the Raven

Observation #1

This pamphlet is promoting the "new and improved" Radiant Mountain way of life.

VoiceStrip

Observation #1

Note that one side of the strip is smooth while the other has grooves.

Observation #2

One of the experiment memos explains how to use this item.

Observation #3

By placing the end of the VoiceStrip carefully between your teeth and running a thumb or fingernail down the grooves of the strip, the voice of the Divine can be heard.

  • *I could not actually get this to work myself. I had to refer to the episode recaps for this information.

Observation #4

The voice says, "I'll be seeing you."

Password

TwilitAge

Observation #1

Note the URL is a "dot com" this time instead of "dot life".

Password

REVIVAL

Observation #1

Rachel is back!

Observation #2

She tells us to put on our "visual deprivation mask" that we received in Episode 4.

Observation #3

Could the cave Rachel is referring to be the Corridors of the Worldly Power marked on the map?

Observation #4

The audio is a little unbalanced in this track. Maybe listening with only one earbud will reveal something.

  • Listening with only the left audio, the voice in the background is clearer but still undecipherable.

Observation #5

THE SQUIRREL HAS NO EYES!?!?

Observation #6

I CAN HEAR THE CRUSH OF MY EYEBALLS IN THE RAVEN'S MOUTH AND I'M HAPPY ABOUT IT!?!?

  • SERIOUSLY, WTF!

Observation #7

I think I made out "I am the darkness..." but I can't understand anything else the garbled voice is saying... except "You are mine" toward the end.