|Velvet darkness. Silken light. The rough burlap of evening. The frayed cotton of daybreak. Welcome to Night Vale.|
"The Auction" is the 37th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on December 15, 2013.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
The Sheriff's Secret Police are holding their annual auction of seized property, and our favorite community radio host finds Lot 37 particularly interesting. Plus a new challenger for the mayoral title and some great advice for toddlers.
Plot Developments[edit | edit source]
- Chimney Sweeps: Toddlers of Night Vale are encouraged to enroll in the Preschool Chimney Sweep Academy to perform cleaning services for billionaire Marcus Vanston's chimneys.
- Mayoral Election of 2014: Billionaire Marcus Vanston announces his candidacy for Mayor of Night Vale.
- Lot 37: This multi-year subplot is initiated when Cecil fails to bid on himself at the auction.
Recurring Segments[edit | edit source]
Series Continuity[edit | edit source]
- The Faceless Old Woman's five point policy platform is "mostly interesting facts she has learned about bees." In Episode 35 "Lazy Day" she was mentioned as "clicking the same apiology website she has read a million times."
|Listen. I'm not a hero. The real heroes are the people that point out to us when protesters have smartphones, thus invalidating all concerns.|