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A friendly desert community, where the sun is still hot, the moon still beautiful, and mysterious lights still pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep. Welcome to Night Vale.
— Cecil

"One Year Later" is the 25th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on June 15, 2013 and marks the one-year anniversary of the podcast.


It has been one year since the first episode. One year since strange things began underneath lane five of the Desert Flower Bowling Alley and Arcade Fun Complex. One year since the arrival of Night Vale's most beautiful person: Carlos.

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Fun game: Say "toy boat" over and over. Do it for the rest of your life. Retreat from society, and live on alms. Whisper, "toy boat," as you die.
— Proverb


A version of this episode was performed live on June 11th, 2013 at Webster Hall.