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And the Waves Choke the Wind (waves_choke_the_wind.txt)

Prologue: The Madness from the Sea
You wake, bound and gagged in a lifeboat. It's raining.
> about. (+1)
> manual. (Press 'N' several times to page through the manual; press 'Q' when
you're done.)
> xyzzy. (For the credits sequence.)
During the next few turns, your attempts to act are ignored as you begin to remember what happened.
> z. z. z. (A small island appears.)
> x island. x me. note 1. (Knife in boot!)
> x boots. x knife.
> i. who am i. (Flashback: How you became a sailor.)
> note 2. note 3.
> x rope. x gag. x cloth. x rain.
Okay, let's get serious about escaping our bondage. Note that while your arms are tied, you can
only hold one item at a time.
> remove boots. take right boot.
> empty right boot —or— shake right boot.
> drop right boot. take knife. (+1)
> cut rope with knife. g. g. (+1)
> remove cloth. remove gag.
> x gull. x mist.
There's no oars or paddles, so you'll have to swim for it. To reach the island safely, you
must travel light. Keep only your knife and talisman.
> x clothes. remove clothes. drop clothes.
> jump in water —or— swim.
CAUTION: If you try to swim to shore with either your clothes or boots, you'll drown.
> n. (+3)
Chapter One: Of Dark Things and Midnight Places
Shore (east end)
Cutscene: Dreaming on the Island shore.
> take knife. x talisman. (Flashback: How you got the Talisman.)
> touch talisman. (Cutscene: The Vision from the Talisman; lose some Sanity.)
> note 4.
Check yourself out:
> x me. x ring.
> x hair. x dreadlocks. x pubic hair.
> x head. x face. x eyes. x nose. x mouth. x ears. x neck.
> x body. x skin. x arms. x hands. x legs. x feet.
> x genitals. x ass. x nipples.
And look around you before you go explore the island:
> x sand. x rock. x sea.
> ne.
Rocky Trail
> x spires. n.
Narrow Gap
> x gap. ne.
Scenic View
> x waterfall. enter waterfall. (Cutscene: The Search for Ranil.)
> nw.
Sandy Beach
The waves aren't touching the sand; lose some Sanity.
> x sand. w. n. n.
Reef formation
> x reef. x water. d.
Reef side
> x tunnel. in. (A current prevents you.)
> u. s. s. w.
High Plateau
> x lava. n.
> x hole.
Let's backtrack:
> s. e. e. se. sw. s. sw. w.
Shore (west end)
> nw. u.
Volcano Rim
The sun hasn't moved in an hour; lose some Sanity.
> x sun. x lava. x bridge. w.
Land's End
> x crab. x spire. e. n.
Sheer Drop
> x ocean. x crack. e. d. ne.
Hot Tunnel
CAUTION: Don't go northwest from here; you'll fall into lava and die.
> sw. nw. nw.
Gigantic Cave
> x altar. x blood. x pool.
> touch mass. eat mass. note 5.
> up —or— x mass.
A giant eye looks at you; lose some Sanity. Panicking, you dive into the pool, swim to the end of a
tunnel to where the "Dagon" is anchored.
Sandy Beach
Quartermaster Jones is charging at you. Run!
As far as I know, you can't escape Jones. You can't fight him. You can't hide from
him. And there's nowhere you can run to where Jones can't follow. But run anyway.
> se. sw. s. sw. w. nw.
Steep Climb
> u. (That would take too long!)
Jones catches you, ties you up, then starts to carry you back to the ship.
> x Jones. talk to Jones. x rope. z. z. z. z. z. z.
Reef formation
When Jones reaches here, he stops to hogtie you. Cutscene: At Quartermaster Jones' mercy.
Chapter Two: A Rough Whimper of Insanity
Cutscene: In the Hold; +4 points. Then you dream...
Island shore
You have no real agency in this dream setting. Try whatever actions you want.
> w. x clouds. x rock. z. z. z. z. z.
Eventually a tentacle grabs your throat.
> x tentacle. (You lose some Sanity; the dream ends.)
Someone's given you air, and you're lying down now. You hear Davids ask you to talk to
> talk to Davids. (Davids removes your blindfold and gives you some water.)
Ship's Hold
> x Davids. talk to Davids. (This opens a conversation menu.)
The menu items aren't numbered. Press N or the down-arrow key to change the focus to the next
menu item. Press P or the up-arrow key to go to the previous item. Select an item by pressing
You have two possible endings; I'll list one possible conversation traversal for each.
> "What the hell were you doing?"
> "You were not! You were kissing me!"
> "I love you too, Patrik."
> You answer his kiss.
Unfortunately, Jones and two other seamen see this. Jones knocks out Davids and you with a cosh.
Cutscene: Davids gets a whipping. Now Jones starts to whip you.
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> undo
> talk to Davids.
> "Untie me right now, damn you!"
> "Stop that! Stop fondling me!"
> "After what you've done to me? Ha!"
He unties you and gets clothes for you. As you dress, Jones jumps on Davids, but you warn Davids in
time. Davids sidesteps, Jones falls, and you kick Jones unconscious.
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