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Star C. Foster and Daniel Ravipinto

Release 2

Section 3(e) - Scenery

The wall of drawers is scenery in the Archives. The description of the wall of drawers is "There must be thousands of them - they extend yards in all directions, vanishing into the gloom." Instead of doing something other than examining or pointing at to the drawers, say "The drawers are far too distant to do anything with.".

The archive railing is scenery in the Archives. The description of the archive railing is "The platform is surrounded on three sides by a low metal railing, the better to prevent an unfortunate drop into the vacuum below. Footprints mark and remark the dust, forming a trail from the lobby to the pedestal and back." Understand "platform" as the archive railing.

Instead of climbing the archive railing:

now the player is dead;

say "The unseen floor is much closer than expected. There is no pain, only darkness...[paragraph break]";

choose an ending;