Now he knows why the Mayan calendar ends in 2012 and what he must do for the next 12 baktun cycles (12 times 144,000 days). The pillars of heaven as represented by the compass must pass on their burden to four new men.
Update #1 (29 Sep 2009): I submitted this to a journal and got rejected.
Update #2 (10 Jan 2010): A third journal and a rejection.
Update #3 (7 June 2010): I published this on my website.
In the Stone Folder: