Despite many important updates bursting at the seems, clamoring for attention, Tim and Dylan spend the whole episode talking about the story.
The story as it was at the beginning of the episode:
(Page One: a room in a medieval castle) You awake in your bedroom. Of course you do. Why would you wake up anywhere else?
(Page Two: a giant sand castle at the beach) It's a beautiful day. You admire your castle. You admire your kingdom. But was it always here? Where did it come from, and who lived here first?
(Page Three: a dark forest illuminated by tungsten light bulb flowers and trees with shadowy faces) Strange creatures hide here. Strange creatures and strange trees.
(Page Three: upon discovering the witch in her house behind a pull tab) 1st Time: “Go away! We're closed!” 2nd Time: “Save yourself! The end is near!” 3rd Time: “Where did I put that key?” 4th Time: “I've got enough candy and canned goods to last me years in this place!”
(Page Four: snowy mountains where a catfish glides around the the mountain peaks, also a large headstone) A fearsome beast guards this place jealously. What does he guard here? Why?
(Page Four: upon placing yarn near headstone, opening a an arch in the side of the mountains) A secret door, a secret path. Where does it lead? Where does it go?
(Page Five: an underground cave with Escher-esque stairs) What did they find on a shipwreck long ago? What did they hide underground? Is this the end? No, not even close. Hear him – underground – gnawing bones.
(Page Five: upon placing key near key hole, a Seaweed monster comes out from the stairs and travels out the cave.)
... and other meandering things.
The story as it was at the end:
You awake in your bedroom. Of course you do. Why would you wake up anywhere else? (after opening the window) Not a soul in sight. (upon letting the monsters in, they vanish) And suddenly you remember. You knew their eyes and you knew that look. They were here before. And now you have a choice: do you choose to remember, or do you choose to forget?
It's a beautiful day. You admire your castle. You admire your kingdom. (at night) Where is everyone? You remember people, you remember friends. What made you forget?
You follow the path you know you shouldn't. Strange creatures hide here. Strange trees and stranger secrets. (at night) Old faces, familiar friends.
A fearsome beast guards this place jealousy -- you see the victims of its wrath. But you sense things will soon begin to make sense. (upon seeing the catfish) He seems to recognize you, but why? What is he guarding and why does he stay? (at night) alone again.
(upon entering) Something about this place fills you with sadness. But what? (upon transitioning to night while on this page, a music box plays)
What did they find on a shipwreck long ago?
What did they hide underground?
Where is the captain? Where is the crew?And why only one burial ground?