¨¨¨¨¨&¨¨&¨                                          &&¨&&&&¨¨&
¨¨¨¨&&¨&&¨                                          ¨&&¨¨¨&¨&&
¨¨¨&¨&&¨&¨                                          &¨&¨¨&&&¨&
¨¨&&&¨&&&&                                          &&&¨&¨¨&&&
¨&¨¨&&¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨&&&¨&¨¨&
&&¨&¨&¨¨¨& ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ ¨&¨¨&&&¨&&
¨&&&&&¨¨&& ~~~~,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,~~~~ &&¨&¨¨&&¨¨
&¨¨¨¨&¨&¨¨ $$$$$$$^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^$$$$$$$ ¨&&&¨&¨&¨¨
&¨¨¨&&&&¨¨ ##@@######&$=^~,¨ cave ¨,~^=$&######@@## &¨¨&&&&&¨&
&¨¨&¨¨¨&¨& #####@@#&$=^~,¨ geometry ¨,~^=$&#@@##### &¨&¨¨¨¨&&¨
&¨&&¨¨&&&¨ ##########@@                @@########## &&&¨¨¨&¨&&
&&¨&¨&¨¨&¨ #####@$                          $@##### ¨¨&¨¨&&&¨¨
¨&&&&&¨&&& #       the name is a little mis-      # ¨&&¨&¨¨&¨&
&¨¨¨¨&&¨¨¨ ~  giving, because of course there is  ~ &¨&&&¨&&&&
&¨¨¨&¨&¨¨¨ no real geometry in  the  caves. you may &&¨¨&&¨¨¨¨
&¨¨&&&&¨¨¨ feel as if  you  are venturing into some ¨&¨&¨&¨¨¨&
&¨&¨¨¨&¨¨¨ vast  structure,  but  you are  in  fact &&&&&&¨¨&¨
&&&¨¨&&¨¨& leaving any such thing  at the entrance. ¨¨¨¨¨&¨&&&
¨¨&¨&¨&¨&&                                          ¨¨¨¨&&&¨¨¨
¨&&&&&&&¨¨     leaving physical tethers behind,     ¨¨¨&¨¨&¨¨¨
&¨¨¨¨¨¨&¨&  submitting to an inescapable darkness,  ¨¨&&¨&&¨¨¨
&¨¨¨¨¨&&&¨ the world around you  becomes more  of a ¨&¨&&¨&¨¨&
&¨¨¨¨&¨¨&¨ manifestation  of   your  mind,   or   a &&&¨&&&¨&¨
&¨¨¨&&¨&&& collective  mind,  with  a shape  and  a ¨¨&&¨¨&&&&
&¨¨&¨&&¨¨¨          direction and a taste.          ¨&¨&¨&¨¨¨¨
&¨&&&¨&¨¨&                                          &&&&&&¨¨¨&
&&¨¨&&&¨&&  inescapeable darkness, because if you   ¨¨¨¨¨&¨¨&¨
¨&¨&¨¨&&¨& bring  a  candle  or  mount   electrical ¨¨¨¨&&¨&&&
&&&&¨&¨&&& lights,  the  walls   only   serves   as ¨¨¨&¨&&¨¨&
¨¨¨&&&&¨¨& markers  to   where  the   tiny  spatial ¨¨&&&¨&¨&¨
¨¨&¨¨¨&¨&¨ existence  ends and the darkness beneath ¨&¨¨&&&&&¨
¨&&¨¨&&&&¨                it begins.                &&¨&¨¨¨¨&¨
&¨&¨&¨¨¨&¨                                          ¨&&&¨¨¨&&¨
&&&&&¨¨&&¨ like  an inverted  mandelbrot,  the real &¨¨&¨¨&¨&&
¨¨¨¨&¨&¨&& cave is actually  not  the  pockets, but &¨&&¨&&&¨¨
¨¨¨&&&&&¨¨ the  black  around  them. keep  that  in &&¨&&¨¨&¨¨
¨¨&¨¨¨¨&¨¨                  mind.                   ¨&&¨&¨&&¨¨
¨&&¨¨¨&&¨&                                          &¨&&&&¨&¨¨
&¨&¨¨&¨&&&           ¨¨¨¨,,,~~$#$~~,,,¨¨¨           &&¨¨¨&&&¨¨
&&&¨&&&¨¨¨                                          ¨&¨¨&¨¨&¨&
¨¨&&¨¨&¨¨& the  moisture  that  permeates any  cave &&¨&&¨&&&¨
¨&¨&¨&&¨&& worth it's  name... it's the  water  the ¨&&¨&&¨¨&¨
&&&&&¨&&¨& world  rose from.  it's  the  water  you &¨&&¨&¨&&¨
¨¨¨¨&&¨&&&         drown in, in your dreams.        &&¨&&&&¨&&
¨¨¨&¨&&¨¨&                                          ¨&&¨¨¨&&¨&
¨¨&&&¨&¨&& the only  sounds  in  the cave are those &¨&¨¨&¨&&&
¨&¨¨&&&&¨¨ that you  make  yourselves. they  may be &&&¨&&&¨¨&
&&¨&¨¨¨&¨& distorted  by the stone  structure,  and ¨¨&&¨¨&¨&&
¨&&&¨¨&&&& amplified  by  your  mind. try not to be ¨&¨&¨&&&¨¨
&¨¨&¨&¨¨¨& alarmed,  try to  remember  the  persons &&&&&¨¨&¨¨
&¨&&&&¨¨&& and  objects around  you,  and  you  can ¨¨¨¨&¨&&¨&
&&¨¨¨&¨&¨& discern   a   mirage   from  a   friend. ¨¨¨&&&¨&&¨
¨&¨¨&&&&&&                                          ¨¨&¨¨&&¨&&
&&¨&¨¨¨¨¨&        ¨                 ¨       ¨       ¨&&¨&¨&&¨&
¨&&&¨¨¨¨&¨ $   ,  =         =       =   ,   $,      &¨&&&&¨&&¨
&¨¨&¨¨¨&&¨ =                                        &&¨¨¨&&¨&¨
&¨&&¨¨&¨&¨ #   ^  @   ~   ¨ #     #   ~   ##  # # ¨&¨¨&¨&&&&
&&¨&¨&&&&& # ^=#==#= ~~, ~^$#^=#=^ &#^&$#$  ##= ~$# &&¨&&&¨¨¨¨
¨&&&&¨¨¨¨¨ #@#&#@##@#&#@ $&###$#@#$####@#@ ##@##@## ¨&&¨¨&¨¨¨&
&¨¨¨&¨¨¨¨& ###@##@#@######@##@####@##@##@##@##@#### &¨&¨&&¨¨&&
&¨¨&&¨¨¨&& ####@@@@########@@@##  ###@@@########### &&&&¨&¨&¨¨
&¨&¨&¨¨&¨¨ ##@@    @@##@@##  =     $   ,#@####@@@## ¨¨¨&&&&&¨&
&&&&&¨&&¨& #@        #@  $         ¨      @@@#  #@# ¨¨&¨¨¨¨&&¨
¨¨¨¨&&¨&&¨ @#         @                    @@    @@ ¨&&¨¨¨&¨&&
¨¨¨&¨&&¨&¨ @          @                    @      @ &¨&¨¨&&&¨&
¨¨&&&¨&&&& #          #                    @      @ &&&¨&¨¨&&&
¨&¨¨&&¨¨¨¨ #          ,                    #      @ ¨¨&&&¨&¨¨&
&&¨&¨&¨¨¨& #                               ^      # ¨&¨¨&&&¨&&
¨&&&&&¨¨&& ¨                                      # &&¨&¨¨&&¨¨
&¨¨¨¨&¨&¨¨                                          ¨&&&¨&¨&¨¨
&¨¨¨&&&&¨¨ ~                                        &¨¨&&&&&¨&
&¨¨&¨¨¨&¨&                                          &¨&¨¨¨¨&&¨
&¨&&¨¨&&&¨                                          &&&¨¨¨&¨&&
&&¨&¨&¨¨&¨                                          ¨¨&¨¨&&&¨¨
¨&&&&&¨&&&                                          ¨&&¨&¨¨&¨&
&¨¨¨¨&&¨¨¨                                          &¨&&&¨&&&&
&¨¨¨&¨&¨¨¨                                          &&¨¨&&¨¨¨¨