OK, that was way too much to read if you didn’t already know and love the album; I don’t blame you for not pursuing it. The story that’s important was told in the liner notes of the original (1974) album. Here the story is read aloud, in two parts:
I didn’t realize how deeply Peter Gabriel’s story probably influenced this blog until I read the story again recently.
Don’t worry, the blog is not going to keep following the story. I think there may be just a few more references in the Toyland setting. But it is important, or perhaps (remembering Siggy’s conviction that it’s ALL important) I should say that it seems especially important. …at least this week.