On the other end of the line was an adult man’s detached hand named Megan, the daughter of Tak and Herschel Wallaby.
She was alone. All alone — except for the telephone booth, as forgotten technologies have been young Megan’s only friends.
This broke the heart of the Sheriff’s Secret Police.
This broke the heart of the two men who had skulked away from the submarine.
This broke the heart of the unidentified man from Nulogorsk.
And from this moment came wonderful news, listeners. The unidentified man told the Secret Police in stiff, but practiced, English, “I am a gift from Nulogorsk, in appreciation of Night Vale’s many years of friendship and kindness.”