In the previous segment, you chose by vote, A - Listen to the recording. What you heard was probably just the wind.
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Deciding, no, trees can't actually talk, despite what filthy hippies want you to believe, you decide to listen to the recording. After all, the forest will still be there, but a mystery recording is just too delicious to pass up.
You step into the knee-deep water, and grab the recorder just as the incoming tide overtakes the rock fully. A cursory examination reveals nothing extra. It's exactly as it appeared from a distance. You cautiously press the play button.
The recorder suddenly comes to life, and a monotone female voice rattles off a string of numbers in quick succession. "Three-six-four-one-eight-three-zero-four-two-five-four-three-two-six-two-one". The play button clicks up and the top of the recorder opens as if ejecting it's cassette.
There is a blue plastic tag keyring attached to a small, round, golden key. Written on the blue tag are the numbers the female voice recited.
As you pull the key from the slot, something to your right, up on the the footpath catches your eye the silhouette figure that abruptly disappeared minutes ago is now sitting on the edge of the walkway, staring down into the gently rolling water below.
There is a 9 foot (3 metres) gap between the figure and the water its looking into. You figure you could try get close enough and underneath it to see its face, but last time it DID disappear when you reached out. Maybe you should try taking a picture with your cellphone from a distance? Though you realize, the zoom won't be very useful, especially in this intense sunset lighting.
A - Take a picture with your cellphone from a distance.
B - Try to get close, maybe you can see its face.
Photo: Nice Rock, North Vancouver, Canada.
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PS Thanks for making this a lot of fun guys 😘