Man in Nature

17:08, Day Zero. Subject leaves Site Kenneth and proceeds west-northwest, believing he hears sounds of traffic on a nearby highway. Infrared measurements indicate high metabolic set consistent with optimism, elation. The lost lamb hastens to rejoin the flock.

17:24. Subject approaches stream cut and natural amphitheatre (Site Harvey). Breathing pattern registered on remote microphones becomes shallow and arhythmic as subject processes failure of cognitive model. Begins to vocalize.

17:37. Subject perceives onset of darkness, moves south-southwest at rapid pace. Vocalizations intensify.

18:03. Subject arrives at Site Mary just as the last warm rays of sunset are lost among the brooding oaks.