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We’ll be together for all eternity.’’

the executioner
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the executioner

When Bernkastel raised her hand, a light fell on it and a black scythe appeared.

It was a cold, merciless, and cruel object… like something a grim reaper might hold.

“When they’re alive, you can enjoy watching them struggle. When they’re dead, you can enjoy tearing out their guts. Tales are things you get to enjoy twice.

Ep5, Gameboard Layout

So, rereading Episode 5 has proven to be interesting, because unlike Ep1-4, I really didn’t have a baseline understanding of what happened on the gameboard when I started rereading it. While it’s true that Ep4 is a similar blind spot, in that the vast majority of its narrative as presented is fantasy, it follows the same structure as the first three Episodes. Episode 5 is definitely a departure from the norm, due to Lambda’s influence. As a result, I can’t “extrapolate” a sequence of events in the same way as I could for Episode 4.

So that’s where this post comes in. Rereading my own notes and recalling the Episode’s events, I’m going to try (keyword: try) and construct a plausible sequence of events for what exactly happens on the gameboard itself.

Let’s get down to business, shall we?

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