Glider-Man's Uncle Glen was murdered by Ben Parker, leading him to pursue updraft-based justice but he was prevented from killing Uncle Ben by Slider-Man who revealed that Uncle Glen had been hired to kill Slider-Man's Uncle Sven. The two were interrupted by Health Care Provider-Man, who revealed that Uncle Sven had killed Health Care Provider-Man's Uncle Ken. Albert Camus's "The Outsider"-Man appeared soon after, revealing that Uncle Ken was about to murder Albert Camus's "The Outsider"-Man's Uncle Den. Large Hadron Supercollider-Man, Ring-Binder Divider-Man, Zach Snyder-Man, Tidier-Man, Wider-Man, and Ghost-Rider Man also turned up in and around the house.
- The character's codename is a reference to the novel "L’Étranger" (1942) by Albert Camus, literally "The Stranger" or "The Outsider". The protagonist Meursault, is a French Algerian man who demonstrates "emotional detachment from his environment" and a lack of empathy. The novel depicts the character's last days, and how this detachment shapes his actions.
- The novel begins with Meursault learning that his elderly mother has just died. He goes through the motions in preparing and attending her funeral, while feeling no actual grief. He is later asked by a friend called Raymond Sintès to help him in a revenge scheme against a supposedly unfaithful lover. Meursault agrees to help, in part because he feels no empathy for the woman. He does not question Raymond's narrative, and asks for no confirmation that he has been wronged. Their initial plot escalates into a physical fight, where Raymond beats up the woman. Meursault promises to act as a defense witness for Raymond, in case of arrest or trial. Raymond is released by the police due to Meursault's testimony, but is later injured in a fight with the woman's family and friends. Meursault borrows a weapon from the injured Raymond, and is later attacked by the woman's brother. He shoots the man, kills him instantly, and then keeps firing at the corpse. He apparently feels nothing during the murder, besides complaining about the warm weather.
- The novel skips ahead to Meursault having been imprisoned for murder, and awaiting his trial. He is not particularly bothered by prison conditions, though he misses having sex with his own lover. During the trial, the prosecuting attorney uses Meursault's evident lack of remorse against him, and depicts him as a "soulless monster". Meursault privately muses that he has never felt remorse throughout his life, but it is only one among the emotions he has not felt. He is sentenced to execution by guillotine. During his final hours, a fanatically religious priest keeps pressuring him to convert to Christianity. Meursault finally feels an emotion: rage. He angrily explains to the priest that he sees everything as meaningless, that the universe is indifferent towards humankind, and that the people who judged him never had the right to do so. He then calmly prepares for his execution, seeing death as an escape from his own loneliness.
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