Captain Widdershins said that the question mark "was something even worse than Olaf himself," and Snicket describes it as emanating an aura of menace. However, when the Queequeg was destroyed after being struck by the falling remains of the Quagmires' flying home, Captain Widdershins, Fiona , and the Hook-Handed Man decided to take their chances with it and allowed it to swallow them up.
It is unknown what happened to these people:. Only Kit chose not to be drawn into the Great Unknown and escaped on a pile of books, and the Great Unknown did not pursue her.
Secondly, the creature is like a weird sea creature, and in the Grim Grotto , Lemony Snicket said it could be a sea creature. However, Count Olaf refers to the object having "sonar" on which the Carmelita could appear and refers to it in the plural "their". Specifically, it could refer to the concept of unsalvagable, unobtainable and eternal mysteries that will never be figured out.
Death could be thought of as such a mystery; an example is if there is an afterlife. In The End , Lemony Snicket begins using "the great unknown" when death or mystery appears:.
The theory is hinted at in the TV series. Assuming it is not symbolism, the Great Unknown takes the series's nihilistic tone a step further by verging into the point of Cosmic Horror, at least in the Netflix series. How can you explain this?
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Four men enter a ring of trees and without warning one is grabbed by an unseen force, lifted five feet in the air, and suspended for thirty seconds. In , actress Julianne Moore appeared in a Mysteries of the Unknown commercial explaining out of body experience.
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