IMPORTANT NOTE: Parallels is paired with another story, called Perpendicularities. You cannot make suggestions for both stories. Once you've suggested five things between the two topics, I will assign you to whichever topic got more of your posts and only take your suggestions there. Multiple posts for the same update don't count.
There may be a competitive aspect to this. Or a collaborative one. Or both.
LESS IMPORTANT NOTE: I redid the art on the first page of this adventure. Click the '*'s after the pictures if you want to see the original stuff.
You are lost in a nameless desert. Cruel, craggy red peaks jut from the horizon, and all else is sand. The sun shines down with malevolent glee, delighted by the utter absence of clouds in the sky. You are HOT, you are THIRSTY and you don't even have a NAME.
There is a small tent in the distance to the northeast.
You are carrying: