4th Feb 2022, 8:53 PM

Check the desk

Check the desk
Huh.

Apparently the Choir's ability to see things you can't extends to being able to see ghosts, even a whole floor above you.

...Which is pretty damn helpful, but you have no idea how to explain that in any sort of... er... covert fashion. You don't want to drag Bebe entirely into the Choir/dream/apocalypse side of the adventure without consulting anyone--especially not right here and right now--and you don't know if the library's been bugged, or if someone else could be listening in on you, or if ghosts eat Choirs...

for now, you head to the front desk.


Or rather, toward it, because you're immediately distracted by books.

You gently drop the toolbox to take out your own flashlight, shining it across the spines. You can spot a few titles--or most of a title--and what you see appears to be pretty normal stuff for a library.

...But. Most of the titles you can't make out at all. Some appear to be wearing away, while others have already vanished entirely.

Your Choir Senses tingle as you reach for one of the blank books--

you don't take it yet, but you touch it. The surface feels... wrong.

You run your fingers across various spines. The sensation is the same--rough, almost porous. ...Like something's been wearing away at the covers, except you're pretty sure if you took a fucking sander or something to a book the result wouldn't feel like this. Also why

. . .

"Good news, bad news," Kate remarks. So caught up were you in touching books that you missed her picking the lock on the desk drawer. "Good news, we got... papers, business cards, all kinds of shit. Bad news--"

You turn to her. "Let me guess: they're illegible."

Kate gives you a nod and a point. "Bingo. We got... parts of faded letters, what could be the word 'thing' if you squint hard enough, and... a stack of blank paper."

"Here," Marlow points. He and Cici are inspecting one of the windows, on which someone has spray painted... something. A circle with horns, a... capital C? It might be a crescent moon, it's hard to tell--you don't think it was exceptionally well drawn before the fading and deterioration set in. Marlow elaborates: "It's gotta be a spell or somethin', right? Something occult."

Kate shakes her head. "That's a gang sign, my dude."

Cici speaks up. "...We don't have gangs in Ninelives, do we?"

"Nah," Bebe replies, "but we got dumb kids tryin' to be hard. Heck, Kate's singer says he used to roll with the Club Crew."

"He's not my singer," Kate immediately snaps back. "...Shit, with Harvey out we're not even a band anymore. Kate Halford and Rip Brutalis are not gonna cut it."

. . .

You take a book off the shelf, scary library consequences be damned.

. . .

Nothing terrible happens, at least not immediately. You open the book to find--yes, indeed,

a whole lot of blank pages.

What's left of any print at all is faded, leaving only segments and hints of letters--the corners, a bit of the edges here and there, but rarely a whole letter and never even most of a word. The book has been scrubbed.

You put the book back on the shelf.

You try another.

And another.

All the same--washed out. Wordless. Odder still, while the paper does have a sort of... off-putting feel to it (maybe a reduced version of what you felt on the cover, but the sensation is so subtle it's really hard to pin down), the pages themselves are otherwise fine. Each book as a whole feels like it's just going to fall apart in your hand, but it never does--they're stable and undamaged, just... blank and weird to touch.

Your focus on the books seems to have caught Cici's attention. "It's not just water damage... is it?"

"I don't know what the fuck it is," you reply. "It's like someone took a power washer to them, or like... sucked the words out."

Cici shines her light on down the hall. "Y... you think the whole place is like that?"

Marlow points out, "if it's this bad near the entrance... well, I don't figure it'll get any better deeper inside."

"That's a lot of books," Bebe remarks.

"That's... a lot of books," Cici concurs in an almost woeful tone. "I could've had so much library. I can't BELIEVE we lost all this!"

"Building was a lot nicer, too," Marlow mutters.



...Something about this isn't sitting right with you, though.

Why is it lost?

"Why would the ghost of a librarian fuck the books up?," you mumble. It's an just an idle thought, but--

"Yeah!," Cici agrees. "What the crap, Old Librarian?"

"Unless..." Marlow pauses. Thinks about it. Gives himself a little nod. "...Might not be a ghost that messed up the books. Could be the feds. If you wanted to make damn sure there weren't any occult tomes or the like in here..."

"In here being a library," you emphasize. "Yeah, you'd have to either burn this fucker down, or kill all the books. Is this a thing they can DO, though? Like--feel one of these fucking books, whatever happened here is weird. ...Maybe the old librarian was trying to get rid of something--like an occult tome, but it had like... an arcane bomb or some shit in it. A doomsday spell, a way to summon a demon, I don't know--maybe even something that could poison other books, something that required wiping the whole library."

"We don't know what the feds are capable of," Marlow points out. "They've gotta have ways to cover this sort of thing up, though."

...Hmm.

"How's the computer?," you ask.

Kate has already moved on from the desk, now pulling out a (brand new, or at least new to you) switchblade to pick at the walls. "Take a look," she says with a smirk and a gesture of her head. "I don't think it's gonna make it."

You watch just long enough to see the result--that Kate, with a little more effort than you expected, can in fact puncture one of the wooden shelves--before you turn your attention to the desk.

You double check through the main drawer, just to confirm: documents, business cards, even a birthday (?) card... all faded to the brink of nothing like the books were. Empty pens, no brand names. A stapler, faded logo. Below the drawer is a larger cabinet, which you assume houses the computer itself--

the tower is partially melted.

There's a powdery residue, sort of a blue-white color. It also looks like someone already tried to force the whole tower open, only to give up and leave it here.

"...Anybody have any gloves?" With a grunt, you manage to hoist the computer case out from under the desk and slap it awkwardly onto the top. "Can somebody pry this fucker open, safely?"

Bebe tosses her gloves to Cici; Kate tosses her a screwdriver. It takes a bit, as the meltage is sealing the case shut but Cici doesn't want to accidentally annihilate the whole thing--

but eventually, she cracks the case open.


The inside is also melted to all hell, but--


You grab some bandages from your toolbox, wrap your hands, and start digging.

Pulling.

Carefully, because you don't know if this stuff is acidic, but also quickly because if it is you don't know how long these bandages will hold up for.

You're not any sort of engineer or hardware expert--in fact, you know not a whole lot about how a computer actually goes together, but one thing you're pretty sure you do know is



what a hard drive looks like.



It has some stains and texture to it, but it hasn't been completely eaten yet. You wrap it in the bandages from your hand, since you're done sorting through the acid (?) (you know less about acid than you do hard drives and ghosts, but by god you said no unnecessary risks and you meant it).

You have acquired A librarian's hard drive.



"So what's the call on ghosts?," Marlow asks.

"I don't think it matters," Kate replies. "Let 'em surprise me."

"We're prepped to fight ghosts," says Marlow. "Not men in black, or government drones or... whatever else might be here."

The Choir seems really sure there's at least one actual ghost here.

...But they also seemed pretty nervous about the books.


You begin to reach for your hat.

While Cici and Bebe debate Marlow over how well we're really even prepared for the thing you specifically prepared for, you reach under your hat and grab the tinfoil.

You're just beginning to pull it off when you realize Kate is not participating in the discourse.

The two of you make eye contact about the same time you remove your respective tinfoil hats.












You calmly and nonchalantly slide the tinfoil back under your hat, readjusting it into a roughly head appropriate shape in a very relaxed fashion, like a totally cool person would do. Which you are, because this was no big deal and you're quite calm about it. You even manage not to scream like some kind of primate when you almost drop said tinfoil.

Kate, wide-eyed but nonetheless beating you in the race to re-hat (as she has more manageable hair and only the one hat, and didn't almost drop her tinfoil), announces "there's ghost. Ghosts. A ghost."

The arguing stops. You nod. Several times. "There is," you confirm, "at least one ghost. Or if it's not a ghost I can confirm the tinfoil hat helps and we should keep them on. I'm pretty confident it's a ghost though."

"I will confirm her confirmation," Kate adds. "Hats stay on. Marlow--did you have any sick hallucinations when you did your ghost hunt here?"

He gives a slight shrug. "Not really? I saw some shadows move, some books go flying--that chair moved a couple o' times," he says as he motions toward the chair seated at the desk. "Thought I heard whispers?"

"So it's getting stronger," Kate replies. "...Or the ghost figured out we're not here to fuck around."

"Well," Marlow interjects, "we are here to fuck around, we're just not fuckin' around about it."

"Okay," Kate concedes, "but yeah we're serious about fucking around. Dead serious."

...Hmm. "Marlow," you begin, "did the books look like this last time?"

"Yup," he replies. "Might just be me but it does look like they're getting worse, though."


. . .


This whole thing might be a wasted effort. If every single book, document, ledger and file in this entire fucking building has been supernaturally erased, the chances of you finding jack and/or shit here are thin. There is DEFINITELY a ghost here, but it's not like you can interrogate them.

The library is quiet for a moment.



Cici breaks the silence. "If I were a wizard," she says, "and I knew some guys were gonna try to do this to my important books... I'd make a spell to stop it!"

Kate shakes her head. "I don't think the feds did this, Cici. The ghost--"

"Oh, I believe there's a ghost here," Cici interrupts. "I just don't think they did the book thing! The only person that'd make any sense having a ghost here is the old librarian, and... it's not a very librarian thing to do."

Bebe cracks a smile. "You're worked up about the book thing, huh?"

"YES!" Cici tosses her hands skyward. "Bebe! You KNOW how boring my job is! What if the library was HUGE and didn't have HOLES in it, and people actually CAME and checked out BOOKS because I had so many books?! I have been ROBBED! If the last librarian did this she is a turd."

You, too, crack a smile. "Cici is now on a quest to avenge these books."

"I don't even like books!," she announces. "But this library is cool and I got stuck with the leftovers. I want NAMES, I'm having a word with somebody about this."

Her evidence is shaky at best, but you want to believe.

Barring that, you're now pretty sure Cici could interrogate a ghost.



You take out your phone, doing a quick search for an infrasound detector app--or a sound mixer app with similar capabilities, or something to that tune, something that might help you track the ghost itself.


. . .


It turns out the internet in here is bad.

Like, real bad.

Dire, even.


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4th Feb 2022, 9:26 PM
Guest
Welp, usually when they say "GET OUT" they're not malicious. If the ghost is indeed the old librarian, I reckon we could talk.
4th Feb 2022, 9:46 PM
Gigafreak
It could also be a straightforward Scooby Doo ploy to scare people away from something valuable-- just with actual supernatural shenanigans instead of a kook in a cheap mask.
Regardless, it may be useful to explain that the tinfoil hats stop the ghost(s) from beaming horrifying hallucinations into intruders' minds, including the "GET OUT" in big blood-red text. ...And maybe we should check whether Kate saw the same hallucination or suffered a different one.
5th Feb 2022, 9:32 AM
Pkrankow
Compare notes yes
5th Feb 2022, 9:25 PM
Snervalton
+1 to comparing notes with Kate.
6th Feb 2022, 11:44 AM
Gutz Grilla
Yeah, check with Kate what she saw, plus one to that!
4th Feb 2022, 9:32 PM
Richarde
Maybe try opening a radio app on your phone? Most have them that can pick up FM radio.
4th Feb 2022, 9:42 PM
Gigafreak
Did Marlow bring ghost-sensing tools with him? We could use those instead of trying to use the phone as a makeshift one.
4th Feb 2022, 10:29 PM
Snervalton
On page 201, when they were discussing what to bring to the library, Plaire said that "Marlow's ghost detecting gear is a given". So if he did in fact bring that stuff then now is the time to use it.
4th Feb 2022, 11:39 PM
5th Feb 2022, 1:19 AM
5th Feb 2022, 11:28 AM
BJBlack
+1 to asking Marlow if his equipment has picked up anything noteworthy.
6th Feb 2022, 11:45 AM
Gutz Grilla
Plus one to checking Marlow's equipment readings.
4th Feb 2022, 9:36 PM
BloodyPaladin
Wasn't there an old memetic virus thing that spread from written text to written text erasing it? It might behoove you to check the things you brought in to make sure it isn't spreading as it would suck to carry this out with you.
4th Feb 2022, 9:40 PM
Gigafreak
I have no idea what-- if anything-- we could do about it if it does exist and does spread "contagiously" to the items we're carrying, but the Ninelives Visitors' Brochure might be worth an occasional glance as a sort of litmus test.
4th Feb 2022, 9:49 PM
+1 to checking any current written text. If there seems to be any sort of deterioration at all, IMMEDIATELY get one of the others to go with you to put the notebook in the truck. That’s too important to lose right now, and if this is a spell cast by the Feds or another hostile group then it may act differently to blatantly magical text like our notes on the dream. Or at the very least ping them that it’s successfully found more magic related text.
4th Feb 2022, 10:26 PM
Gigafreak
Now that I think of it some more... If this effect is held off by "psychic weight," then money will be very resilient against it. People think about their money all the time and check for their wallets on their way out the door. They think about it, and count it, while they use it-- and then the other party will also be thinking about it and counting it at the same time. This can very well happen to the money multiple times in a day-- multiple people thinking about and counting it-- and even if it ends up in a cash register at the end of business, it's counted up again, possibly recounted on its way to the store's safe, recounted once it's deposited into a bank, and recounted once the bank dispenses it back out to begin a new journey across countless hands. Money would have shit-tons of psychic weight accumulated from loads of different people across possibly years.
Note to self, suggest throwing coins at the ghost(s) if a combat situation arises... Maybe even slapping the ghost with the wad of bills from Plaire's pocket if the coins proved effective.
4th Feb 2022, 10:19 PM
Whatever it is, I think it eats *ink*, specifically, given the empty pens. But yeah, Plaire, you don't have much in the way of cash, and it would be a good idea to take it and anything else out to the truck so as to not lose any writing you have on your person. If anyone brought a working pen and something else, like a pencil, we could test whether it's ink or writing in general. The graffiti seems unaffected, but it could be more recent.
5th Feb 2022, 1:23 AM
dusk_love
+1 to checking our stuff and doing experiments with writing
5th Feb 2022, 11:24 AM
BJBlack
If it took five years for the library to degrade, we might not see a lot of effect in the hour or two we'll spend here.
5th Feb 2022, 12:23 PM
Gigafreak
The gang symbol (C for Club Crew?) hasn't degraded very much, if at all. Perhaps it's recent?
4th Feb 2022, 9:38 PM
Gigafreak
Did any of the weird acid(?) get through the bandages and onto Plaire's hands? She could wash them off with cold saltwater from the water gun if so. Heck, it might be useful to remember we can wash things with cold saltwater at will, if we see some other weird ectoplasmic substances that we decline to trust. Starting a new chapter of OP Strats, but with water instead of fire.
5th Feb 2022, 1:24 AM
5th Feb 2022, 9:45 AM
Limrix
+1 to ensuring hand safety. We need those!
5th Feb 2022, 11:13 AM
lilWitchPepper
+1 hand washing!
4th Feb 2022, 9:42 PM
I wonder if tinfoil hats work because of all the "mythos" around them, and if they block *more* than the emghost shenanigans, because faceless friends and GET OUT on bookshelves were not what happened last time we didnt have tinfoil

For the actual action, I think we can tell em that we saw ghosts/shadowies on the 2nd floor and because of Choir shenanigans, we can explain (or not explain) the context to Bebe later when we're not here
5th Feb 2022, 4:02 AM
Alex
To be honest, the great thing about placebos is that they work, we don't need to know if it works cause it works or cause we think it works. Because if it works cause it works, we don't really have the money to buy something more serious like lead vests and helmets. And if it works cause we think it works, then knowing will make it stop working
5th Feb 2022, 6:42 AM
knowing if it works that way probably won't make it stop even just for us because of the psychic weight behind tinfoil hats, stopping paranatural energy and stuff, that people still pseudo believe in

I think it's stickier than normal placebo
5th Feb 2022, 9:45 AM
Limrix
Honestly it's probably a mixture of both, and we'll probably never know how much of each.
4th Feb 2022, 9:45 PM
Fishbulb
Ask if someone has a working pen, and try to write something on one of the blank pieces of paper.
4th Feb 2022, 9:54 PM
Gigafreak
There's a pen in Plaire's inventory. ...Pray to gods that the text-deletion curse doesn't fuck up the money in her pockets. Nor anyone else's.
4th Feb 2022, 11:35 PM
Portal In Time
Better yet, We can run 2 experiments at once. We can see if the text vanishes from the notepad we've got, and then if it works on the Ninelives brochure we have to act as a control group.
6th Feb 2022, 2:14 AM
6th Feb 2022, 11:59 AM
Gutz Grilla
Plus one, and, while we're at it, we could try writing a word or small sentence, doing a small scribble, and making a small drawing (doesn't need to be a very good one). Thus we check if whatever erased the books goes for the ink, or for specific info.

If we also had a pencil, it would help; we could use both. A simple piece of brick could do the job, too. Basically, any other thing which can leave marks if scratched against a surface.
4th Feb 2022, 9:46 PM
Snervalton
Like Cici said, a wizard(or witch) would have a plan in place to stop this erasing-effect from ruining their important documents. So maybe the old librarian's quarters were protected? So then that's the only place we'll find any legible documents? I still think that's the place we're most likely to find anything valuable.
4th Feb 2022, 10:01 PM
+1. I agree that the librarian’s quarters are the only place that’s likely to be protected. And with all the written evidence being removed, the first floor isn’t likely to have anything else of use to us except more evidence of spooky shenanigans.
5th Feb 2022, 1:22 AM
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5th Feb 2022, 11:26 AM
BJBlack
Yeah, +1 to upstairs. Maybe to the right? The ghost seemed to head that direction last page.
4th Feb 2022, 9:56 PM
Gigafreak
In case we're all too busy freaking out about the books and hard drive, here's a suggestion to make it official:
Don't forget to keep moving forward. Upstairs to the second floor, or at least to the next point of interest on the way there.
5th Feb 2022, 11:02 AM
5th Feb 2022, 11:12 AM
6th Feb 2022, 1:43 PM
Pkrankow
+1 We has goals, keep moving.
4th Feb 2022, 11:38 PM
Portal In Time
If we're dead set on trying to debunk the infrasound theory, we could see if cell connection works just out the door. Though I don't think it really matters much at this point, we've got ample proof that there's spooky shit afoot.

Now, Plaire, you're going to hate me for suggesting this, but.. Do the books change at all when you take off the hat?
6th Feb 2022, 12:01 PM
Gutz Grilla
Not a bad idea, about the books! We could also check if Kate saw any other thing different, or if she saw the same as Plaire.
6th Feb 2022, 4:02 PM
Portal In Time
Ooh, good idea! +1 to double checking with Kate! We don't have to go into detail, but knowing they aren't targeting one of us over another yet is useful intel.
5th Feb 2022, 1:18 AM
dusk_love
...I wonder if there's been a sort of information-deleting spell put on the library? It could be just writing, but it seems like it might've also affected the computer, plus this all seems awfully reminiscent of the old librarian's non-rememberable thing. Only I'm not sure why the same spell or whatever would affect the contents of the library and also the librarian? Maybe it's just that the feds have a 'erase knowledge' spell and they used it twice, or it can affect everything related to a specific event, or something. I don't know.
5th Feb 2022, 1:24 AM
Snervalton
It might be two different things operating: the Feds used a device that erased all recorded knowledge from the library and the old librarian uses spells that donk peoples' memory of her.
5th Feb 2022, 5:17 AM
Guest
it's interesting how after all this time the hard drive seems to have not been eaten enough to the point where it is still actually recognizable. clean the gunk off ASAP, and if your really lucky you could scrap together an old desktop PC in the middle of nowhere, put an operating system with recovery tools on it and recover the disk.

don't do it in your normal computer, it's your literal lifeblood. remember that the original *nix boxes were PCs scraped together from dumpsters after all.
5th Feb 2022, 9:13 PM
Pkrankow
I get the feel that tech scrap is a similar problem. Recycling is not all that. This should be do able, building a bare system with a drive to slave this drive to for pennies or less.
5th Feb 2022, 3:59 AM
Alex
So uhh, weird acid of ectoplasm isn't it? At least I can only assume so. Also Kate honestly seemed pretty terrified, I wonder if we can good vibes Kate
5th Feb 2022, 11:11 AM
lilWitchPepper
+1 Sending good vibes to Plaire and Kate
5th Feb 2022, 6:51 AM
It's worthwhile to go investigate the library's selection of Braille books (and anything else that may not have been printed with actual ink), on the off chance that it's still fine and dandy.
5th Feb 2022, 9:51 AM
Limrix
That's a really good idea.
5th Feb 2022, 11:11 AM
6th Feb 2022, 2:15 AM
6th Feb 2022, 1:46 PM
Pkrankow
While it does prove a point, the current value of searching for the Braille section is limited. While i don't think this is good use of time I somewhat dissagree.

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6th Feb 2022, 8:37 AM
Cheshire777
+1, although I'm not sure how much of a Braille selection the Ninelives library would have had. Audiobooks might be a better shot.
5th Feb 2022, 9:31 AM
37212513
If I was a pissed off and dead librarian, I'd use the card catalog to communicate. Find the card catalog, open it, ask a question, wait about 30secs, then flip the page. Best shot you've got (assuming it really is the librarian).

Failing that, check the background static for patterns hidden in the signal... (sniffs out tech tricks for messing with peoples minds, don't even need to understand the pattern)
5th Feb 2022, 11:10 AM
lilWitchPepper
+1 Card Catalog check

Though apparently they write things you can't see with the tinfoil on. Maybe ask if someone's willing to remove the tinfoil to check it, if nothing pops up?
5th Feb 2022, 9:14 PM
Pkrankow
I have heard much worse ideas. Is there a card catalog here? Must loom
6th Feb 2022, 2:15 AM
Hari_Seldon
+1 to that shot in the dark
6th Feb 2022, 12:04 PM
Gutz Grilla
Yes, hopefully can't hurt to try any of that.

Hopefully.
5th Feb 2022, 10:09 AM
Limrix
Somebody defaced the library!
5th Feb 2022, 11:09 AM
lilWitchPepper
Oh, Plaire! Make sure to keep hold of the water gun. The others can look through more things, but you have us, the Choir to watch your back if something flickering, uncertain, and mean comes at you.
5th Feb 2022, 12:48 PM
Snervalton
Maybe we shouldn't assume right off the bat that any ghosts are going to be mean or hostile. On page 96, Ezra described the old librarian as "a sweet young lady". If the ghost upstairs is that of the old librarian, as its hair slightly suggests, then it's possible she could be reasoned with. We should make an attempt to communicate with her first, to let her know we come in peace. If it really is the ghost of the old librarian then we may need her help getting into her living quarters.
6th Feb 2022, 12:34 AM
+1 to attempting to reason with the ghosts before shooting, but +1 to Plaire keeping the water gun ready just in case. If a ghost does decide to attack us, then with us Choir on her side Plaire is probably going to be the first one able to react to it. Even if the librarian is possibly friendly, protecting our friends from any use of force or possession comes first. We can de-escalate after the ghost stops using force, and reason with it if it’s just being threatening.
6th Feb 2022, 12:51 AM
Snervalton
Yes, hope for the best but prepare for the worst.
6th Feb 2022, 7:54 AM
lilWitchPepper
Aye. Want to not have anyone get grabbed, but talking first is definitely better if we can manage.
5th Feb 2022, 11:13 AM
BJBlack
If this place used to be an alcazar, and its shield got busted, then it looks like the Outsider that got in was some kind of knowledge-eater. Which could partially explain certain memory tricks connected to the library and librarian.

If true, you might be dealing with two entities (like Cici said): the librarian and whatever-the-hell got in. Which might have killed her. On the plus side, that would tend to imply that the librarian might be helpful... if her identity hasn't been corrupted into some kind of thrall by now.



You've seen that moon-in-an-egg-with-horns... there's something else marked on the bookcase support between the door and the desk. It's very faded, but the intact parts are a near match in color to the graffiti on the window.

Now might not be the time for experiments, but if you're curious enough, Spray an occult symbol with salt water. Probably the mostly-faded one.
6th Feb 2022, 12:11 PM
Gutz Grilla
You mean the scribbles, right? Yeah, they do seem the same color as the grafitti. Plus one to checking.

Also, the immediate area around the door looks grainy. Think it means anything? To be fair, the bookshelf at the far left also looks a bit grainy.
5th Feb 2022, 12:18 PM
a couple of things I want to say the less said about the "GET OUT" the better

First, this is just a thing I know from TV stuff but maybe take a photo of the faded words from a book or something and then invert the color from the photo that might cause the faded words to appear unless the indention from when the words were placed on the paper has been removed too, a black light might work as well

Second, ask Marlow if when he saw all those released documents on Z50 did they release any blueprints to a device that strengthens the presence of ghosts as ghosts fall into 2 categories and most likely the one upstairs might be the former rather than the latter the first one is static loop its not so much a ghost as it is a psychic tape recording it will continue doing something or task on loop without being aware of anything around it, the latter is active or I guess conscious these are what people think of when you think of generic ghost haunting.
even if we find a ghost they are generally too weak to communicate directly

Third, maybe take some of the stuff like books the bussiness cards the birthday card and some other things to examine outside of the library later also if we are taking books I suggest Plaire and everyone go thru check out procedures don't want the ghost to get its ghost undies in a twist because we didn't check out the books properly

on a sillier note not to be taken seriously Plaire we don't get eaten by Ghost we EAT GHOST FEED US THAT GHOST
5th Feb 2022, 3:12 PM
Frission
Freaky D: Also I am now very sad for the poor innocent books ;n;
5th Feb 2022, 3:17 PM
Snervalton
Indeed, this place is like an informational mass grave. *takes moment of silence*
6th Feb 2022, 12:14 PM
Gutz Grilla
Hmph, I bet the Mondol mafia is just loving it. Less information, less questioning, more consuming.
6th Feb 2022, 3:34 PM
Barswanian
If we've got the spare tinfoil, perhaps make some extra hats in case anyone loses theirs?
6th Feb 2022, 9:53 PM
Hari_Seldon
The Choir should watch for anybody in the library losing their memories and getting lost, if that book wiping spell extends to memories too.
6th Feb 2022, 10:28 PM
Hari_Seldon
I thought a bit more and Plaire should announce the possibility of memory loss to everyone so they can look out for it too.
6th Feb 2022, 11:01 PM
Snervalton
+1 to all of the above.