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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.

cluenotebook

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:

ugly

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?


Next clue--->

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From the back cover...

Taking the first letter of each sentence gets https://i.stack.imgur.com/CyZCH.png

Which is


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so

't'

Doing the same for the other page gets

https://i.stack.imgur.com/9X8to.png

Which is


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so

'v'

There is also (Thanks @DisplayName!)

https://i.stack.imgur.com/YQiFl.png

which is


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

https://i.stack.imgur.com/IcJCK.png

which is


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

https://i.stack.imgur.com/yzcSU.png

which is


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Giving

https://i.stack.imgur.com/glmvt.png

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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