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    I love this concept.

    One challenge is that one can always read all the pages. It would be great flavor if this shipped with like… 20 times as many pages. Things like random letters, accounting statements. So you can also experience the whole “sifting through a lot of stuff” thing, and perhaps landing on an interesting bit somewhere. Maybe even having this actually ship as several distinct sets of books, for example.

    EDIT: You might want to check out Her Story for some interesting ideas in there as well. A bit harder to execute upon on paper, but is a very interesting mechanism for non-linear storytelling.

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      I like the idea of adding cruft to confuse the reader. Another option would be to hide different chapters at different physical locations and references would be instruction of how to get to the next chapter. But the it ceases to be a book, of course.

      EDIT: I’ve added a comment to README along the lines of your comment. I hope you don’t mind. One modification though. Adding 20x more content isn’t feasible for a printed book. So, instead, the pulp should look as a legitimate content to waste reader’s time by solving nonsesical puzzles etc.

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        It would be great flavor if this shipped with like… 20 times as many pages.

        It’s an example of security through obscurity!

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        I’m reminded of Lauren Ipsum, a much more ahem traditional story for kids, reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland and The Phantom Tollbooth which lightly touches on some crypto and security.