Folklorist's Note 9 is an old book in Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly.
|As expected, the jailer won't tell me anything, won't even say a word.
It's a total reversal of the treatment I got when I came to the village.
I guess this was the real reason I was invited to the village.
The cell is also used to store documents.
I was able to find several important manuscripts.
I can continue my research, but I doubt anyone will ever see it.
It is unclear how long this hole that connects our world to the underworld has existed.
They say that if the cover to it is opened, it will cause a terrible disaster.
This is the origin of the "gate to hell" folktale. As a taboo word, it is often represented in other texts as "X".
The suffering of the sacrifice is used to seal the Hellish Abyss.
They are the guardians of the Hellish Abyss, and are the only ones that can get near it.
When the year of the ceremony comes, the Mourners sew their eyes shut so they cannot glimpse the Hellish Abyss.
Criminals and anyone that has seen the Hellish Abyss are also forced to become Mourners.
Afterwards, they live underground, never returning to the surface.
What can be so bad that looking at it is forbidden?