The Curiously Stunted, Incomprehensibly Disjointed, Perfectly Inadequate Adventures of Nicholas Cornelius Holloway – Episode 72

Captain Alistair Tullett was the first to circumnavigate the flat Earth, or so he claimed. When his patron asked how the crew had fared during the voyage, Tullett is reported to have replied, “They were on edge the whole time.”

The patron is reported to have missed the joke.

When the round-Earth theorists later exposed Tullett’s operation as a fraud, the disabused unamused patron sought to bring the conmen’s captain to justice, but Tullett was nowhere to be found. It was as if he had simply dropped off the face of the Earth.

The Curiously Stunted, Incomprehensibly Disjointed, Perfectly Inadequate Adventures of Nicholas Cornelius Holloway – Episode 71

He reached the summit. He crested the peak. He stood on top of the world.

Except the world is spheroid, so it was also the bottom.

He stood on the very bottom-top of the world and looked up-down.

He’d come so far. He’d conquered countless impasses.

But now that he’d arrived he realized he didn’t know where he was.

And he wasn’t certain he hadn’t been headed in the wrong direction all along.