I know not why I write etc. etc. Transitivity of paper/ink in face of gathering storm, weep ye for civilization, question all human artifice? (Poss. too soon, move down.)
Transcr. ship logs for timeline of voyage, NB log dates inaccurate toward end. Theme of tragedy of Dr. G who was first on board, first set foot on p’toid. Hideous eyes mouths etc Pull out to end for sting, just allude here & describe pell-mell for ship. Inev. stowaways, media disbelief, scratching at door? Sign off.
[Aroline: write up, flesh out for submission Fri. AM if world not destroyed by then.]