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Gail Taken is one of the Collectables found in Alan Wake 2. It is one of the pages of the Return manuscript.


Gail Barrows stared at his chest x-ray. It was in his left lung. It felt like a black hole. An opening to darkness.

He felt like he was drowning. He coughed and coughed and coughed. So hard his whole body and soul felt twisted and mangled. Upside down and inside out. With every cough, the black hole grew bigger. It felt good. It tore him up but it felt good.

Gail was dying. The black hole was sucking everything good out of him. He imagined looking through it. Into the darkness. The black hole grinned. Gail couldn't escape its gravity. He worshiped it. Gail sacrificed to it. In blood.


The page depicts...


  • Location: Bright Falls (Wellness Center)
  • After unlocking the doors with the security computer in the Wellness Center, head to the Examination Room across the hall from Rehabilitation. The manuscript is on the floor in the room.