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Astral Codex Ten Podcast

Apr 1, 2022

The woman was wearing sunglasses, a visor, a little too much lipstick, and a camera around her neck. “Excuse me,” she asked. “Is this the temple with the three omniscient idols? Where one always tells the truth, one always lies, and one answers randomly?”

The center idol’s eyes glowed red, and it spoke with a voice from everywhere and nowhere, a voice like the whoosh of falling waters or the flash of falling stars.

No!” the great voice boomed.

“Oh,” said the woman. “Because my Uber driver said - ". She cut herself off. “Well, do you know how to get there?”

It is here!” said the otherworldly voice. “You stand in it now!

“Didn’t you just say this wasn’t it?”