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A Sheriff Easter Egg

18 Dec

Listen to the 3rd track, The Sheriff. The egg is a logical leap in what you near in the 2nd verse “Them summer nights then she would come …” and the next section “as we lay there…”

It’s silly. Let me know when you get it.

 
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Posted by on December 18, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

17 responses to “A Sheriff Easter Egg

  1. Jeroen Ech

    December 18, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    is the easter egg that they had sex? cuz I kinda figured that out on my first listen.

     
    • paulms

      December 18, 2016 at 10:04 pm

      Yes, i assumed everyone would. That’s not it

       
  2. Charlie Dyson

    December 18, 2016 at 10:01 pm

    The music from The Room Beneath New Albion?! I love it.

     
  3. Jeroen Ech

    December 18, 2016 at 10:35 pm

    is it something with the forest? is it one of the ones we’re supposed to know, like the one with the Fay?

     
    • paulms

      December 18, 2016 at 10:40 pm

      No, it’s very simple, actually and has nothing to do with anything outside of the story

       
  4. Jeroen Ech

    December 18, 2016 at 11:03 pm

    Last guess, it says they where laying there, and then instantly went to fight the Barnsdale gang. Did he fight them naked? is that the thing? I’m out of ideas 😛

     
    • paulms

      December 19, 2016 at 12:00 am

      No, sorry. i assume his clothes were right there

       
  5. JayKerschner

    December 18, 2016 at 11:08 pm

    I don’t have any ideas for what the easter egg might be that has’t already been mentioned, but on the topic of “The Sheriff”: The first time I heard the album, I thought that this was one of the weaker tracks (along with “Seduction” and “Dream a Dream”)… but now I think it may be one of my favorites, right up with “Opening”, “Han-Mi’s Plot”, and “Miss Helen”. It seriously seems like a song that you could turn into another entire album with the amount of story it has, both what’s present and what could be expanded upon, and in that form the emotional impact from the deaths of both the werewolf (Caroline?) and Hank’s father would be multiplied a thousandfold, with more backstory and actually having the werewolf with a singing role.

    It just really struck me because, while your backstory songs are always great, this is the first one which really made me go… “This could be made into Slenderman-length musical all on its own.” Or a short novel, or something. Just… really fantastic storytelling job.

    As for the easter egg… mayhaps we could get a hint? Maybe, are we looking for something in the lyrics or the music?

     
    • James Gibson

      December 18, 2016 at 11:14 pm

      He said on FB that it was lyrical… :/

       
      • JayKerschner

        December 18, 2016 at 11:24 pm

        Huh, yeah. Then I’m pretty well stumped (unless it’s what Jeroen mentioned above).

         
  6. paulms

    December 18, 2016 at 11:38 pm

    “As we lay there naked, smiling, curled, her furry ears picked up, she heard…”

     
    • JayKerschner

      December 19, 2016 at 12:03 am

      I guess one potential “logical leap” would be her recognizing it as being specifically the Barnsdale gang from such a distance, but that doesn’t seem very “easter egg”-y to me. I’m really bad at this kind of stuff. :/

       
  7. Charles Fevek

    December 19, 2016 at 2:45 am

    Is it the fact that there wasn’t any trouble going on at the house?

     
  8. Noah Aurand

    December 19, 2016 at 3:06 am

    Was she in wolf form while they were having relations?

     
    • JayKerschner

      December 19, 2016 at 4:43 am

      From some of the descriptions, I assumed that she was in a hybrid form most of the time they knew each other. But that’s just speculation on my part.

       
    • paulms

      December 19, 2016 at 10:29 am

      Congratulations!

       

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