"The riddle says: 'He walks on four legs in the morning. He walks on two legs at midday. And at night, he slithers from dream to dream effortlessly, like the air we breathe. And we love him.' Welcome to Night Vale."The Telephone Service finally fixes the only telephone booth in town, and a submarine arrives from faraway Nulogorsk. Plus, a new campaign from the Tourism Board, we meet our station's newest program director, and strange texts from a mountaintop, if you can believe that.
Tropes present in The Deft Bowman include:
- Otherworldly and Sexually Ambiguous: The Sheriff's Secret Police's genderless spokesbeing who has smoothly beautiful features and a voice that calms animals.
"Today's proverb: You canít get blood from a turnip. Listen. You need some blood? I can totally get you some blood. Put that turnip down, and follow me to the blood. Thereís a lot of blood."