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We brought something back with us, something we cannot escape: memories of a great vacation to deepest space! And the merciless Distant Prince.
— Cecil

"Lost in the Mail" is the 79th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on December 1, 2015.


It's Remembrance Day, which means it's time for us to honor those who will someday be lost in the Blood Space War with the most solemn event possible: a fun parade! Also we hear from one young Night Vale citizen whose life has already been changed forever by this future war.

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  • The Emissary's method of communication via eerie music is very similar to the aliens in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind".
  • "The Misfits" was the name of Jem's rival band in the Eighties cartoon series "Jem & the Holograms".
  • Disparition recorded a custom musical intro and outro for this episode.


Ever wondered how a plane flies? Well, the answer is that no one knows. Pilots are scared to ask. If we ask, maybe it'll stop working.
— Proverb