Rocks are the best system of communication humanity has ever devised. Inscriptions in stones from tens of thousands of years ago remain legible today.

Having appeared without explanation, the rocks remain steadfast across manycenturies, outliving thefleeting civilization that pops up around them. Serving as an amenity tosome and a warning to others, the rocks listen to the stories of passers-by and transmit them through time to others who might need to hear them. Their function is a mystery, but their benevolent and stubborn presence has made them a fixture of the region

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