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Old 11-15-2022, 11:21 AM   #321
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He quickly wears himself out going up the tunnel. He was sleeping before, and going up is exhausting. He swears he's picking the most difficult routes up, and sometimes he has to back track.
Idiot. You could have let them bring you almost where you wanted to be, and then escaped. Now you're just going to stumble about until you starve.

I shake off the negativity. Nobody lights fires up here. Maybe someone will eventually notice the smoke? If I just lie down, I'm going to starve anyway, so I might as well keep going.

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After a long and grueling climb, the heat in his hand goes out. He's on his fourth branch lit on fire.
Hm. I should fetch the fifth branch now and light it with the fourth branch when that gets low. I should only stop when I'm exhausted. It'll probably only be worse when I wake up.
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Old 11-16-2022, 10:03 AM   #322
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Maybe someone will eventually notice the smoke?
If the smoke was going into the sky, maybe. But its not, its rising up the passage.


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Hm. I should fetch the fifth branch now and light it with the fourth branch when that gets low. I should only stop when I'm exhausted. It'll probably only be worse when I wake up.
Julian gets that branch lit. How long will he march for? He's got three hours of sleep right now.
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Old 11-16-2022, 11:26 AM   #323
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If the smoke was going into the sky, maybe. But its not, its rising up the passage.
Well I guess I'll check to see if it's thin near the top of the tunnel occasionally. If I find a spot I could try burning through.

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Julian gets that branch lit. How long will he march for? He's got three hours of sleep right now.
Well if my hands gone out and that's as long as Reslins light, I suppose that's about half an hour. I'd like to march (with breaks) as long as I slept, but I'll probably get ready to sleep once I catch myself dozing when I rest.
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Well I guess I'll check to see if it's thin near the top of the tunnel occasionally. If I find a spot I could try burning through.
Thin spots on the bottom of the tunnel are easy to see: light shines through them from the sky below. Thin spots at the top... that's harder. After a couple dozen checks, Julian can't find a spot that is "thin" at the top, all that seems to be there is more roots and vegetation, with small amounts of dirt.

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Well if my hands gone out and that's as long as Reslins light, I suppose that's about half an hour. I'd like to march (with breaks) as long as I slept, but I'll probably get ready to sleep once I catch myself dozing when I rest.
Its about two hours, not half an hour. So that would be about another hour of marching. Which is pretty doable.
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Thin spots on the bottom of the tunnel are easy to see: light shines through them from the sky below. Thin spots at the top... that's harder. After a couple dozen checks, Julian can't find a spot that is "thin" at the top, all that seems to be there is more roots and vegetation, with small amounts of dirt.
Well let's burn through one of the thin spots on the bottom of the tunnel then. I don't imagine the dirt and vegetation will burn that well.

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Its about two hours, not half an hour. So that would be about another hour of marching. Which is pretty doable.
I think about roots and the vegetation as I continue marching. Probably makes sense to have leaves at the bottom when all the sunlight comes from that direction. Don't really need to grow against gravity either. The mass tangle I'm walking on is probably like the canopy of a rainforest. A little surprising that it can handle the weight of a person.
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