“ The world itself is but a large prison, out of which some are daily led to execution. ”
Roanoke Colonyball or the Lost Colony is a failed colonyball. Everyone who goes into him, doesn't come out.
After being established, colonist were sent to live in him. When they arrived, they found the original colonist dead.
Finally, the Kingdom of Englandball returned. All that was left was the words "CROATOAN" carved in the tree. Nobody knows what happened to the lost colonists.