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The door swings open. You step through, and it closes - thud - behind you.

You look around. You are in what appears to be a normal living room, with some chairs, couches, and a coffee table. On the coffee table is a red notebook, marked simply Clue.


You open it to the first page. There is a very strange sentence:

Your Question is Finally loaded.

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It looks like it could have come from puzzling.SE, talking about Questions, but...

You shrug.

You look at the next page:


My, what an ugly emoticon, you think.

Baffled, you head to the next page:

9 days forth, the ghouls depart.
Xanter must be protected at all costs.
87 wounded - must return.
t'Was dead.
o'Toole traitor - he betrayed us to the Yalshikites.

You close the notebook, baffled by the strange pages. On the back cover, you see one more thing:

C? y have you done this? Zelda will usurp! Caster will kill me! Help!

Can you help find out what's going on here, and find the Clue?

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1 Answer 1


From the back cover...

Taking the first letter of each sentence gets https://i.sstatic.net/CyZCH.png

Which is

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Doing the same for the other page gets


Which is

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There is also (Thanks @DisplayName!)


which is

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and by clicking on the 'What on Earth' line you get


which is

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and also (Thanks again @DisplayName) in the top right off the emoji link


which is

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Which is

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And that is ROT 13 for

'lunch on one of saturns moons'

To which the answer, thanks @Scconibulus, is

IODINE - IO being a moon, DINE being to have lunch


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