Torpid Slivers #25

Of the stag films unearthed at Glyndrian Ryptosch-Crelleck‘s estate (now the Ryptosch-Crelleck Museum), only one is confirmed to be scripted by Ryptosch-Crelleck himself: the fragmentary Perpheraios, a reel of spliced-together sequences adding up to only ten of an alleged thirty minute original running time. Though it lacks sound, the lip movements of one character match a line (“Oh, why did I not know all that it meant!”) found on a document handwritten by Ryptosch-Crelleck of revisions meant for incorporation into the final script (which is now missing). The thirteen other revised lines are as follows:

How lovely! Please let me try to do it.

It is too beautiful to speak about. See how they shine in the moonlight! 

Keep the door ajar, but very slightly.

No, no, no; this could not be mine. 

Nod your heads to answer yes.

Where am I? What has happened? 

My time will run out with the clock! I want to wear that before I die.

Yes; I am comfortable now. What are they pouring?

Step up to the cradle and wave your hand.

Everyone wants to stare at you while the room grows cold.

It will slowly replace the knife in my eyes.

If you clasp each other now, you might enjoy the winter.

How fortunate are we!

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