And so ends Locke's journey. He had good intentions going to the Deep South, however it appears his good intentions were soured by Hickarus' maniacal ambitions.
And thus ends the tale of Hickarus, an updated version of the classic parable on hubris. It's also a reminder that the "entrepreneur" mythos we've created in capitalist America is just a fancy excuse that lets assholes be assholes without regard for social consequences, even if they happen to be cute penguins.
Either way, we're done with this episodic stuff for now. Back to the usual jokes. The past few weeks have been full of pretty sad news, so I don't feel to bad about having missed it.