The Enemy knows where we are. I saw Black Leaf in the parking lot when I looked out the window earlier. No time to delay.
Well, he has one more of those "counter the Mark" capsules left and he's giving it to me so that I can enter The Ruins disguised as a proxy. This means I'll have six-twelve hours of cover while in there (though Clyde says that I won't need more than an hour ot two, tops, in there to find her and the Brand and get out). He's even given me a map of The Ruins, but it looks like a confusing mess of a labyrinth made up of squares and rectangles. He has locations of landmarks marked so I hope I can find my way.
The problem with me entering is I can only come in on the human side. Clarice and the Brand are held at the opposite end near the Gateway which leads to Slender Man's realm. So I need to infiltrate two buildings, get Clarice from one and the Brand from the other, and then somehow make it back alive. Clyde will be waiting with a taxi just on other side of the human Gateway.
My watch says it is now 3:00 PM on March 3rd, 2011. This entry is set to go out at at 9:15 PM.
If you're reading this entry, I've failed. Clyde, and probably Al(x)ne, will give you details tomorrow. I was caught and probably killed while right at the Gates of Hell, as it were. Do not come to try to rescue me. You just concentrate on killing Him.
At least we can look on the bright side of things, at least this time I can give you all a proper goodbye.
It's been great. I feel privileged and honored to have been in your company through these blogs. I wish I could have come to meet you all at the other end of this rabbit hole. You all each have faces and voices I see and hear when I read your words. It is time for me go now. Before I press 'send' and head out, I leave a few parting words:
The lord is my shepherd;
I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures;
he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul;
He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil, for thou art with me,
thy rod and thy saff they comfort me.
Thou preparedst a table for me in the presence of mine enemies;
thou anointest my head with oil;
my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life;
and I will dwell in the house of the lord forever.