I am going to say this one more time, just to avoid confusion. Regardless of what was theorized in the last post (Ask Time! // Stan and Stan's Brother; aka Who is Stan?), for the purpose of this post, Stanley Pines = the Author. Some theories may call him Stanford, because whoever originally wrote the post is a believer in Stan Swap/Grunk4Gramp/etc.
Now that that's out of the way, let's get started~
According to the Bill AMA, he is watching through every portrayal of him (those hidden Bills in the show? yeah) in the real world. But what if Stanley could "watch" too?
"STANFORD THE AUTHOR
"Okay, so we know that Bill can see through “whatever looks like him” into the world of Gravity Falls and the Shack. We know that Bill primarily exists in the “mindscape” or the Dream World; and can only interact with others on the physical plane if they are asleep or on the verge of. He needs to have a “Vessel” to be able to interact with others on a physical plane, seen in him stealing Dipper’s body.
And of course, this little guy…
So if Bill can use the semblance of himself to see what goes on in the Mystery Shack when he’s not there (presuming he’s not there), what if the someone else, someone like THE AUTHOR, does the same thing? What if he took a leaf out of Bill’s book and can see what’s going on in the Shack… through the likeness of OWLS? But, what? How is this even possible?
Welcome to the mindscape, kid! Without a vessel to possess you’re basically a ghost!”
Stars and space centered theory! Even moreee symbolism:
"Ok guys, this is post number 5000 for my blog! And since I’m a nerd big fan and overanalyzer of Gravity Falls AND been interested in stars since forever, I’ve got a theory for you that I haven’t seen around here yet – at least not this elaborated.
(In case the gif doesn’t work, here’s a link: i.giflike.com/XOsl6vu.gif)
the signs we can see represent Sirius, Vega, Algol, Arcturus and Alkaid. But the first three disappear in that exact same order.
This final theory is called "Of Doors and Baby-Men":
"Of Doors and Baby-MenSoos, in Carpet Diem, mentioned that the hidden room (now safely presumed the Author’s old room) gave him “major creepo vibes”.
and THIS is a door we see as the trio go down the elevator in NWHS (which I’m surprised no one’s pointed out yet?)
They’re clearly not the same door, but they DO look similar in style. Whether or not they’re connected, I can’t really say. It’s just a shot in the dark at this point.
Yay for Stanley theories! I can't wait until tomorrow's episode.
We'll finally meet Stan's nerd brother (and have all of our headcanons annihilated #thankshirsch)
i may or may not cry actual tears tomorrow night
p.s. i might post something before the episode airs! idk though, but it's likely!
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