Day 51 – 1st of June?

Today I saw a sure sign of salvation. A rocky sphere, perfect in every way, standing on the barren plain a small distance inland. So perfect, I thought, that it could only have been shaped by human hands. Surely this was not the work of any Arctic nomads, nor indeed would any have been able to reach such a high latitude. Surely this is a monument of a more modern type, perhaps thrown up by the Czar in his hubris, with a settlement or weather station to follow.

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