The Mine

Episode 4

Inventory

David's Notes

There are parts of the note missing. They must be read via black light.

Once decoded, the missing words are:

  • EH-L-UH-N (x2)
  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N
  • L-Y-OH-S-R-OOH-N
  • B-R-AI-T-S-T-OH-N
  • EH-L-UH-N
  • AH-R-W-IH-L
  • H-UUH-L-S-K-EH-N
  • AH-R-W-IH-L
  • EH-L-UH-N
  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N
  • D-EH-L
  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N
  • B-R-AI-T-S-T-OH-N
  • EE-F-UUH
  • B-R-AI-T-S-T-OH-N
  • EE-F-UHH
  • AH-R-W-IH-L
  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N
  • H-UUH-L-S-K-EH-N
  • EH-L-UH-N
  • H-UHH-L-S-K
  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N

Instructions from Elin

These are the instructions on how to perform the possession test.

The coded words translate into:

  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N (x2)
  • M-AY-B-L-AY-K T-R-AY-M-EE OH-S-T-ER-N-AY-S-K-AAH
  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N
  • H-OH-S-T-EH-R-H-OOH-S-K

Letter from Museum Curator

June relates that David came back from wherever he had been Just appeared right out of thin air.

Yay, we get to take the same "darkness" test that David was made to take.

  • Hmm, how much darkness has invaded our souls?

Um, I thought we WEREN'T supposed to reunite all the pieces...

  • June never did say if SHE passed the darkness test...

People in town have been having "seizures" and passing out.

  • Damn right, the darkness is to blame.
  • These people are being hollowed out!

Letter from Museum Director

Wow, I almost fell asleep trying to read this letter. Now I'm grateful that June didn't include all the curator documents.

We are given our next assignment.

Message from David

Little black box refers to June's iPhone and Sadie is actually Siri. lol.

The coded word David keeps repeating is:

  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N

We learn how Arawn was released and that the Drift is actually the hollowing.

Mining Company Map

There is a coded message toward the bottom-left of this map.

The hint to the key is "Wheelwriter 3". Searching this typewriter's keyboard reveals that the % sign is on the 5.

  • Each letter in the code must be shifted forward 5 times.

Once decoded, the message reads:

  • "Priority Zones unmarked, please reference security map for accurate depth. Contact Grisham for access."

Museum Decal

This is a static-cling sticker.

  • Very creepy-looking.

Otherworld Map

Everything has an Otherworld label on it as well.

There is writing on the backside of this map. The Otherworld words translate to:

  • B-R-AI-T-S-T-OH-N
  • AH-R-W-IH-L
  • EH-L-UH-N
  • AH-R-W-IH-L
  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N

Otherworld Spell Part 2

Shining a black light on this reveals another part of the sigil. This can be pieced with the otherworld spell from Episode 3. It seems we still need one more piece.

  • Are these the pieces June was talking about reuniting?

Possession Test

Holy cow. This paper is heat-sensitive. It turned yellow where I was holding it with my fingers. I didn't even realize that until I was almost finished reading the document...

June wants us to email her the results via the contact form on the website.

I have yet to receive a response.

👀 Update: I received the email 3 months after completing this episode...

The coded words are:

  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N (x3)
  • B-R-AI-T-S-T-OH-N
  • A-R-AHH-EUH-N (x3)

Woven Steel

Elin instructs us on how to use this item in the possession test.