Captain's Log: Day 255

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This is the end.

As Nathan and I were walking in San Francisco, we passed this large building called AT&T Stadium - home to the San Francisco Giants. I looked around to find such large creatures, but to no avail. Nathan then explained that the SF Giants is a baseball team, not actual large creatures. I found that quite disappointing. As we began to walk away, I felt myself grow very weak. I looked up and saw a giant portal open above the stadium with several thousand Boredoneons flying out this time. We were under attack again!

Nathan and I fought fiercely, putting all the Curios we collected from our journey into creating towers to defend Earth. The Boredoneons started flying to all the amazing locations around San Francisco that Nathan and I journeyed to. The Golden Gate Bridge, the Mission, the Japanese Tea Garden and most importantly, the boba place in Palo Alto. I was so enraged that I released all the Curios inside me to grow to gigantic proportions. Now I was San Francisco's giant. I ran to the portal and started smacking down Boredoneons out of the air as the towers on the ground took down the invaders that flew out of my reach. Nathan couldn't help but watch with worry as I was sapped of my curiosity. I could feel the essence of my being, my very curiosity fading away. Was this how it would end? Would my journey and discovery of Earth been for naught?

I was about to give up when Nathan started reading out random facts on his phone about other landmark locations on Earth. He spoke in great detail about the Seven wonders of the world and how there are multiple categories of such places. He yelled that there are several awe-inspiring places around the world I must travel to, so many experiences I have yet to have on Earth. He then yelled for me not to give up because there are still thousands of Boba shops in the world I have yet to visit. This gave me the strength to keep fighting and unleash my remaining Curios in a massive attack on the portal itself. The last thing I remember was watching the portal explode as I shrunk back to normal size and fell from the sky...

When I woke up, I was in Nathan's arms again sitting at the very park I met him in when I first arrived on Earth. Nathan brought several friends who were all staring at me. Their very presence and observation of me generated a mini Curio sphere that floated above them and provided me with energy. Nathan explained that after I fell from the sky, he caught me and rushed me to my ship to try to find a way to revive me. He realized that I needed intense exposure to curious energy so he introduced me to several of his friends who wondered what I was. It was their very curiosity that revived me. I was moved my Nathan's care and impressed by his quick thinking. However, the moment did not last long.

In the distance I saw more Boredoneon portals appear as they started flying across the horizon, attacking the large Curio spheres floating over San Francisco. I was sure the same was happening all over the world - Earth was being drained of its curiosity. I could not let Earth suffer the same fate as Curia. I had to save this small, fragile, yet lively planet full of other curious beings. But I could not defend Earth alone. I needed to find my fellow CurioPets and bring them to Earth to help defend against the Boredonens. In that moment, I realized that humans and CurioPets must work together to cultivate each other's curiosity through their adventures and experiences. We must bring back the burning curiosity that lies within us all by exploring the world and understanding more about it.

Alas, in order to recruit my fellow CurioPets, I would have to part from Earth and begin my next journey before it was too late. This meant that I would have to leave my traveling companion and best friend Nathan. Nathan started emitting water from his eyes as we said goodbye. I'm not sure why humans generate water when they are sad, but I found myself starting to exhibit similar behaviors as I jumped back onto my ship. Before I passed through the portal and left Earth, I promised Nathan that I would return and send other CurioPets ahead of me to help in the fight against the Boredoneons. Together we would grow mankind's curiosity and save the Earth. This was not a sad ending of a wild adventure, rather it was the beginning of a new one. Today marked the beginning of the a new adventure that humans and CurioPets will experience together.

So now as I head back into the emptiness of space to search for my fellow CurioPets, I want to leave this message for all humans to read - Be on the look out for golden portals that appear in the next couple of weeks. CurioPets will soon emerge and the two of you must work together to travel the world and cultivate curiosity alongside those around you. CurioPets need human's care and guidance while navigating Earth. Humans need CurioPets' proclivity for adventure and adorable appearance to motivate them to travel the Earth to spread curiosity. CurioPets will help humans connect with one another and provide a unique companionship that cannot be created anywhere else. Beware the dark purple portals that appear and if you encounter one, gather your friends and defend Earth with your CurioPet companion. I am confident that humans and CurioPets will be able to generate a synergy and bond strong enough the help one another in our quest to make Earth more curious.

Good luck.

~ Coop signing off