The Torn Journal only appears in the Alabaster Icelands during Request 82: "Traces of a Lost Village".
When picked up, the player reads the following passage from the journal:
I was on my way back to the village when a blizzard blew in. I decided to take refuge for the night in one of the mountain huts.
I awoke at dawn due to some noise. Before me stood a ... ...arbed in a fine kimono...
Our eyes met, and ... beauty stole the breath fro... my breast—yet it ...s a terrible beauty, frighten... to behold.
I cl...d my eyes in terror, waiting for th... to move on and lea... me in peace.
When ...ext I opened my eyes, the... had disappea... ...eaving behind nothi... but the driven s...
It cannot be read again from the satchel.
||An old, stab-bound diary in a traditional style. It has been torn and is missing the latter half of its pages.