Aboard the ship, the men use long reeds from the island to help push the weed aside, and as the line is tightened the ship inches ever closer to the island. Our narrator and Mistress Madison find that they are in love, and at last the ship pulls itself free of the weed and into open water!
The music is by Adaptcore, from the album Sunset After Wind, the track "Dark Path from Rays in Water," and by Formication, from the album Pieces for a Condemned Piano, the tracks "On the Dying Pathway" and "The Final Stage of Trauma." These works are available at darkwinter.com.
Sound effects are taken from the album Thaw -- Field Recordings from Minnesota, available at wanderingear.com.