An Impossible Quest: 09

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Epic of Gilgamesh : Tablet X
Gilgamesh spoke to the tavern-keeper, saying: "So now, tavern-keeper, what is the way to Utanapishtim! What are its markers? Give them to me! Give me the markers! If possible, I will cross the sea." The tavern-keeper spoke to Gilgamesh, saying: "There has never been, Gilgamesh, any passage... The crossing is difficult, its ways are treacherous—and in between are the Waters of Death that bar its approaches!"