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Black Eyed Bastard

The Outsider is watching.

Can The Outsider Speak? An analysis of his visitations [3] is a book found in Dishonored: Death of the Outsider.

Transcript[]

[Excerpt from a monograph on encounters with the Outsider]

The most common dialogic interactions recorded with the Outsider are conjurations occurring at one of the many shrines to him constructed across the Isles. They are considered, like all things of interest, heretical by the Abbey, and are forbidden from public view. These simple altars, often made of wood, wire, and other materials found close at hand, are adorned with candles, dried herbs, coin, and pieces of carved whalebone known to possess a blessing from the Void. It is not known if any item beyond the latter makes a tangible difference to the shrine’s power. Nevertheless, it is through these ritualized sites that contact with the Outsider is thought possible.

However, many such attempts are failures. Long are the lists of potential incantations, sacrificial animals, and bodily fluids which are said to compel the Outsider to appear; none are successful. But yet there remain scattered, firsthand accounts of people—bearing on their flesh what is known colloquially as the ‘Outsider’s Mark’ which we recognize as the symbol engraved in whalebone runes—seemingly communing with these altars and, when they wake, are able to recount specifics of the Outsider’s voice and appearance which do not vary substantially in their description.

Location[]

This book can be found in the library on a shelf near the cultists discussing theories during the mission A Hole in the World.

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