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@,,@@,,,,@                                          ,,,@,@@,,@
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@@@@@@@,,@             @ DREAM PALACE @             @@,@,,@@@@
,,,,,,,@,@             - ----- ------ -             ,,@@@,@,,,
,,,,,,,@@@             @ ..... ...... @             ,,@,,@@@,,
,,,,,,,@,,             : ..... ...... :             ,,@@,@,,@,
,,,,,,,@@,             - ..... ...... -             @,@,@@@,@@
@,,,,,,@,@             - ..... ...... -             ,@@@@,,@@,
@@,,,,,@@@             , ..... ...... ,             @@,,,@,@,@
,,@,,,,@,,                                          ,,@,,@@@@@
@,@@,,,@@,                                          ,,@@,@,,,,
@@@,@,,@,@ NOT ACTUALLY A PALACE. A  COTTAGE IN THE @,@,@@@,,,
@,,@@@,@@@   WOODS (TEMPERATE CLIMATE, RAINS EVERY  ,@@@@,,@,,
@@,@,,@@,, OTHER   DAY,  SPRINGS  AND  STREAMS  AND @@,,,@,@@,
@,@@@,@,@,   MYSTERIOUS IRON AND STONE ARTIFACTS,   @,@,,@@@,@
,@@,,@@@@@    BIRDLAND-ISH ETERNAL SPRING (LATE     ,@@@,@,,@@
@@,@,@,,,,                 SPRING))                 ,@,,@@@,@,
@,@@@@@,,,                                          @@@,@,,@@@
,@@,,,,@,,                     ~                    @,,@@@,@,,
,@,@,,,@@,                                          ,@,@,,@@@,
,@@@@,,@,@ I WAKE UP EVERY MORNING AT SIX  AM. IT'S @@@@@,@,,@
@@,,,@,@@@ DARK,  AND THE  STARS  ARE OUT, BUT  THE @,,,,@@@,@
,,@,,@@@,, SUN IS ABOUT  TO RISE.  ITS A LONG  DAY, @@,,,@,,@@
@,@@,@,,@, BEFORE  IT FADES  TO  NIGHT  AGAIN,  AND @,@,,@@,@,
@@@,@@@,@@ THEN  IT STAYS  SO UNTIL  I FALL ASLEEP. ,@@@,@,@@@
,,,@@,,@@, IT  DOESN'T  RISE  UNLESS  I'VE  HAD  MY ,@,,@@@@,,
,,,@,@,@,@                 DREAMS.                  @@@,@,,,@,
,,,@@@@@@@                                          @,,@@@,,@@
@,,@,,,,,,                     ยง                    ,@,@,,@,@,
@@,@@,,,,,                                          ,@@@@,@@@@
,,@@,@,,,, IN  THIS COTTAGE THERE'S A LOT  OF RADIO @@,,,@@,,,
,,@,@@@,,,   EQUIPMENT, SOUND STUFF, SYNTHS, TAPE   @,@,,@,@,,
,,@@@,,@,, PLAYERS. PEN AND PAPER, BOOKS,  CAMERAS, @@@@,@@@@,
,,@,,@,@@, MIRRORS,  PRISMS, AND VARIOUS THINGS  TO @,,,@@,,,@
@,@@,@@@,@ DO ART  WITH. THE FRIDGE IS FILLED  WITH @@,,@,@,,@
,@@,@@,,@@ DIFFERET FOODS, ALL OF  THEM INTRIGUING, ,,@,@@@@,@
@@,@@,@,@,              SLIGHTLY WEIRD.             @,@@@,,,@@
,,@@,@@@@@                                          @@@,,@,,@,
,,@,@@,,,,                    @                     ,,,@,@@,@@
@,@@@,@,,,                                          ,,,@@@,@@,
@@@,,@@@,, I HAVE FRIENDS  -  THERE'S  A CAT, AND A ,,,@,,@@,@
,,,@,@,,@, DOG  (WHO  IS  RIDICOLOUSLY  LARGE   AND ,,,@@,@,@@
@,,@@@@,@@ WANTS TO BE THE BIG SPOON). I  LISTEN TO @,,@,@@@@,
@@,@,,,@@, THE SHORTWAVE  RADIO, AND TRANSMIT A BIT @@,@@@,,,@
,,@@@,,@,@ MYSELF,  SONGS  AND  POETRY,  AND  FOUND @,@@,,@,,@
@,@,,@,@@@ SOUNDS FROM THE FOREST. THE  OTHERS TELL ,@@,@,@@,@
,@@@,@@@,, OF THEIR LIVES,  PLAY THE GUITAR FOR ME, @@,@@@@,@@
@@,,@@,,@, AND  TELL  TALES  OF  THE  OLD  WORLD. I ,,@@,,,@@,
@,@,@,@,@@      CONSIDER THEM FRIENDS AS WELL.      ,,@,@,,@,@
,@@@@@@@@,                                          @,@@@@,@@@
@@,,,,,,,@                     @                    ,@@,,,@@,,
@,@,,,,,,@                                          ,@,@,,@,@,
@@@@,,,,,@ MOST IMPORTANTLY, THERE'S A  TWO  SQUARE ,@@@@,@@@@
,,,,@,,,,@ METER  AREA  ON  THE FLOOR  WHERE I  CAN ,@,,,@@,,,
,,,,@@,,,@ "SAVE"  THINGS.  WHATEVER I  PUT IN HERE ,@@,,@,@,,
,,,,@,@,,@ WILL  NOT  BE  AFFECTED  BY THE  NIGHTLY @@,@,@@@@,
,,,,@@@@,@   RESET. EVERYTHING ELSE, HOWEVER, IS    @,@@@@,,,@
@,,,@,,,@@     COMPLETELY RESET OVERNIGHT: SYNTH    ,@@,,,@,,@
,@,,@@,,@,  PATCHES REMOVED, FOOD UNEATEN, WOUNDS   ,@,@,,@@,@
@@@,@,@,@@ HEALED, AND WHEREVER  AND  WHENEVER  I'D ,@@@@,@,@@
,,,@@@@@@, FALL  ASLEEP  I'D  ALWAYS  WAKE UP FULLY ,@,,,@@@@,
,,,@,,,,,@ RESTED  IN  MY  BED.  SOMETIMES  THERE'S @@@,,@,,,@
@,,@@,,,,@ ACCIDENTS  WHERE   I   LOSE   STUFF   BY ,,,@,@@,,@
,@,@,@,,,@ FORGETTING TO PUT  THEM  IN THE  SQUARE. @,,@@@,@,@
@@@@@@@,,@                                          @@,@,,@@@@
,,,,,,,@,@                     ,                    ,,@@@,@,,,
,,,,,,,@@@                                          ,,@,,@@@,,
,,,,,,,@,, AT  NIGHT,  I  HAVE   DEMI-LUCID  DREAMS ,,@@,@,,@,
,,,,,,,@@, WHERE THE SPIRITS  OF THE  FOREST AROUND @,@,@@@,@@
@,,,,,,@,@ THE  COTTAGE TRIES TO COMMUNICATE. HERE, ,@@@@,,@@,
@@,,,,,@@@ IT'S  NOT  ENDLESS  BUT  CONNECTED  TO A @@,,,@,@,@
,,@,,,,@,, LARGE  SPRAWLING  CITY, WHERE  MY  RADIO ,,@,,@@@@@
@,@@,,,@@, FRIENDS LIVE.  WE GO  EXPLORING TOGETHER ,,@@,@,,,,
@@@,@,,@,@ - THINGS ARE DEEP AND DARK -  BUT UNLIKE @,@,@@@,,,
@,,@@@,@@@ ME,  THEY NEVER REMEMBER DURING THE DAY. ,@@@@,,@,,
@@,@,,@@,, THIS  IS  A  MYSTERY WE  OFTEN  DISCUSS. @@,,,@,@@,
@,@@@,@,@,                                          @,@,,@@@,@
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