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Jan 27, 2020

Life is a movie that flashes back between floating platforms and floating ships. Between these dire circumstances we're evaluating Fei's exclusive friendship with portrait characters, sorting out the Ministry's latest AOL keywords, noting Bart and Rico's mutual admiration, learning some Gear aesthetic choices, watching Fei's miserable attempts to fish with his bare hands, accepting more Shevat revelations, and trying to find common ground in Fei and Elly's mutually assured destruction. Citan isn't a man, he's a concept. And we may be him. Precarious, ominous, whateverous - it's OK not to feel whole.

00:32 - Intro
02:05 - Ministry Technosphere Theater, Part II
06:00 - Unpacking the Ministry's gossiping paranoia
15:42 - Elly & Fei floating on Mother Base
17:27 - Aboard the Yggdrasil 2
25:05 - Elly & Fei floating on Mother Base again
31:00 - Aboard the Yggdrasil 2 again
36:35 - Elly & Fei floating on Mother Base and determining self-worth (Music sample: "Faraway Promise")
43:00 - Fei eats garbage
47:01 - Outro / Time Dread

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