"There is a thin semantic line separating weird and beautiful. And that line is covered in jellyfish. Welcome to Night Vale."A mysterious forest has grown near Night Vale. Scientists and officials recommend that people stay away from it. They don't. Most of them get sucked into the hivemind and turn into trees themselves. Also, the School Board is experiencing existentialist angst and we take a look at the Community Calendar.
Tropes present in The Whispering Forest include:
- Genius Loci: The Whispering Forest.
"Today's proverb: If you love someone, set them free. Set them free now. This is the police, and we have you surrounded."