Released October 2002
Recorded August 2002
Genre Black metal/Doom metal
It was recorded in August 2002 at Spectre Sound in Ontario. It's Woods of Ypres' only album featuring Brian McManus & Aaron Palmer and their only CD on which David Gold doesn't contribute any vocals or guitar work.
Intro: The Shams of Optimism (3:01)
Crossing the 45th Parallel (6:47)
The Sea of Immeasurable Loss (7:07)
A Meeting Place and Time (8:47)
Awaiting the Inevitable (4:56)
Brian McManus – vocals, guitar,
Aaron Palmer – vocals, bass
David Gold – drums
"The Jungle has come loose, is changing purposes."