41. Thirty Years
This chapter is by GirlOfManyFandoms.
So first off, OH MY GOD! SEASON TWO IS SOOOOOOOO FREAKING AWESOME! I'M DYING! JUST! OH! MY! GOD! ALEX HIRSCH, YOU BLOODY GENIUS! I LOVE YOU!
One thing we know so far is that the author of the books hasn't really been right in thirty years. Also that Stanford has been working on this portal thing-a-ma-bob for thirty years.
I felt the need find out how long ago thirty years was. I mean, at first I was just curious, but after a second mention, I REALLY felt the need to do the math.
We know the series takes place a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far away. And by that I mean, 2012, in the same galaxy...
Anyway, thirty years - why on Earth do I keep italicizing that? - before 2012 is 1982.
1982 happens to be the date on the calendar in the hidden room in "Carpet Diem..." Hmm...