A simple-seeming bequest sends Alan on an exploration that turns steadily stranger at every turn: "Weird politics. Weird plant-things. Weird battles where nobody dies." --- Set in the recent past in rural England, this blog-like story provides a first-person introduction to the bewildering world of the Viner Codex. For more details on the story its storyworld, see the Viner Codex website at http://vinercodex.com .