As the professor continued to explain in his peculiar raving fashion,
it slowly dawned on us. The seemingly unconnected events--the
vanishing Duchess, the tome stolen from Miskatonic University's
library, the old woodsman's ramblings--they all pointed to the
same ineffable conclusion.
"Gentlemen," the professor
paused to look each of us in the eye,"what we see here is
a pattern of links that if followed in the correct order can only
open a bridge to the Great Unknown Truth!"
words were met with stunned silence.