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1:CharacterAbbreviations

2:ScriptConventions
3:Gamescript

Scene01VillageoftheDoomed
01aDementia
01bPandemonium

Scene02FortressofDoors
02aFortressofDoors(pt1)
02bBeyondtheWall
02cFortressofDoors(pt2)
02dSkoolDaze(pt1)
02eSkool'sOut
02fSkoolDaze(pt2)

Scene03ValeofTears
03aPoolofTears
03bHollowHideaway
03cJustDesserts
03dWhollyMorelGround

Scene04WonderlandWoods
04aDryLanding
04bHerbaceousBorder
04cRollingStones
04dIcyReception
04eFungiferousFlora
04fCentipede'sSanctum
04gCaterpillar'sPlot(pt1)

Scene05LookingGlassLand
05aPaleRealm
05bCastling
05cCheckmateinRed
05dMirrorImage

Scene06BehindtheLookingGlass
06aCrazedClockwork
06bAboutFace
Scene07LandofFireandBrimstone
07aBurningCuriosity
07bJabberwock'sLair
07cCaterpillar'sPlot(pt2)

Scene08QueenofHeartsLand
08aMajesticMaze
08bAirborneTerror
08cMystifyingMadness
08dWaterLogged
08eLabyrinthineRevenge
08fMachinations

Scene09Queensland
09aRoyalRage
09bBattleRoyale
09cAscension
09dCastleKeep
09eHeartofDarkness

4:CheshireCatRandomHintDialogue
5:GameManualBackgroundStory
6:NonimplementedDialogue

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1:Characters

ALICEAlice(player)
HAREtheMarchHare
HATTERtheMadHATTER
RABBITtheWhiteRabbit
MOTHERAlice'smother
FATHERAlice'sfather
NURSEanurseintheasylum
CHESHIREtheCheshireCat
GNOME1agnomeinthemines
GNOME2agnomeinthemines
GNOME3agnomeinthemines
GNOME4agnomeinthemines
ELDERtheGnomeElder
TURTLEtheMockTurtle
BILLBillMcGill(akaLarry)
DUCHESStheDuchess
CATERPILLARtheCaterpillar
CENTIPEDEtheCentipede
ORACLEtheOracle(akatheCATERPILLAR)
WHITEKINGtheWhiteKingofthePaleRealm
TWEEDLEDUMTweedledum(thesmallTweedletwin)
TWEEDLEDEETweedledee(thebigTweedletwin)
DORMOUSEtheDormouse
GRYPHONtheGryphon
JABBERWOCKtheJabberwock

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2:ScriptConventions

"(vo)"indicatesavoiceover,wherethespeakerisnot
physically(orvisually)presentandnotclearly
identifiedasspeaking

"<>"indicatesvisual/auditorydescriptionsofevents
oractions

"<<>>"indicatesoptionalhintdialoguefromthe
CheshireCat

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3:GameScript

startintrogamecredits
EAGames

<EAGamelogospinsandexplodesintoapuffofflame
astheCHESHIRECat'sgrinappears,followedbyits
face>

RogueEntertainment
endintrogamecredits

startintrocutscene
<camerapansfromafireplacemantlewithaticking
clockdowntothelitfireplace,thensidewaysovera
tablewithachessboard,someplayingcards,andanoil
lamp>
<cameracontinuespanoverawritingdeskwithapocket
watch,oldfashionedpicturesofAlice'smotheranda
portraitofAliceandherparents>
<youngALICEsleepsinherbed,holdingherstuffed
rabbit>
HARE(vo):Wakeup,Dormy.It'stimefortheteaparty.
<camerazoomsinonanopenbookinAlice'sbedandthe
bookillustrationoftheMadHATTER'steaparty>
MadHATTER(vo):I'vegotone.Whyisaravenlikea
writingdesk?
<camerapansoverthewritingdeskagaintofocusona
blackcatsnoozingattheendofthedesk>
<theblackcatgetsupandstretches,bumpingastack
ofbooks>
<theblackcatscreechesandrunsawayasthebooks
topple,knockingoverthepicturesandotheritems>
<soundofbreakingglass>
<camerapansbacktowardthefireplace,showingthe
fallenplayingcardsandthenowbrokenoillamp>
<soundofoiltricklingoverthefloor>
<thespilledoilfromthelampreachesthefireplace
andcatchesfire>
<closeupofbookpage"IVSMOKEANDFIRE">
HATTER(vo):Ahhhh!Ohdear!Ohdear!
HARE(vo):YoumustsaveAlice!
RABBIT(vo):WakeupAlice!Wakeup!
<ALICEsitsupinherbedwithagaspasflameschase
acrossthescreen>
<asthefirespreadsacrosstheroomfromthefireplace
tothewritingdesk>
ALICE(vo):Mom?Dad?
PARENTS(vo):Alice!?
<camerapansacrossburningpictureofyoungALICE
approachingacloseddoorwithabrightlightbehind
it>
<camerapansacrossburningpictureofyoungALICE
reachingouttowardthecloseddoor,asfireandsmoke
seepsaroundtheedges>
ALICE(vo):Mom!?Father!?
<camerapansdowntowardpictureofyoungALICE'shand
reachingforthedoor
knob>
FATHER(vo):ForGod'ssake!
MOTHER(vo):Getout,Alice!
FATHER(vo):Saveyourself,Alice!Getoutofthehouse!
<camerapansoverpictureofhorrifiedyoungALICE
recoiling>
<camerapansoverpictureofyoungALICErunningdown
somestairs>
PARENTS(vo):(deathscream)ALICE!
ALICE(vo):(scream)
<screamscontinueascamerapanstotheoutsideofthe
house>
<justoutsidethedoor,youngALICE(inhernightgown)
liesinthesnow,herstuffedrabbitlyingnearby>
<screamscontinue>
<youngALICElooksupascamerazoomsinonhershocked
greeneyes>
<camerazoomsoutawayfromALICE'sblankgreeneyes>
<asthesoundofscreamingfadesaway,ALICEliesinan
asylumbed,stiffandunresponsive,herstuffedrabbit
lyingbesideher>
NURSE(female):Poordear,afteralltheseyears.Maybe
thatoldrabbitwillbringheraround.
<lightfadesasadoorcloseswithaclang>
<lightningflashesandthundercrashesasthesoundof
footstepsfadeaway>
<ALICE'srightarmtwitches,thenslowlycurlsaround
thestuffedrabbit>
<lightningandthundercontinue,accompaniedbydistant
yellsandscreamsoftheinsaneasylum'sinmates>
<ALICE'sgazeflickers,thenshestaresdowninshock
asthestuffedwhiterabbitinherarmssuddenlycomes
tolifeandturnstowardher>
RABBIT:(deep,hollowvoice)Saveus,Alice!
<sceneturnsintoaphoto>
<camerapansdownwardasthephoto,awhitechesspawn,
aqueenofheartscard,abrokenpocketwatch(with
gearsspillingoutofit),andthestuffedrabbit
tumblethroughtheair>
<camerafollowsthestuffedrabbitasithitsthe
groundwithaheavy'flump'>
endintrocutscene

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01aDementia

<ALICEfallsscreamingdownalongholewithglowing
bluewallsandlandshardinarockylandscape>
<asALICEgetsupanddustsherselfoff>
RABBIT:Pleasedon'tdawdle,Alice.We'reverylate
indeed!
<WhiteRABBITrunsoffintoaminetunnel>

<CHESHIRECatappearsandapproachesALICE>
ALICE:You'vegonequitemangy,Cat,butyourgrin'sa
comfort.
CHESHIRE:Andyou'vepickedupabitofanattitude.
Stillcurious,andwillingtolearn,Ihope.
ALICE:Wonderland'sbecomequitestrange.Howisone
tofindherway?
CHESHIRE:Asknowingwhereyou'regoingispreferable
tobeinglost,ask.
Rabbitknowsathingortwo.AndI,myself,don'tneed
aweathervanetotellwhichwaythewindblows.
CHESHIRE:Letyourneedguideyourbehavior.Suppress
yourinstincttolead.
PursueRabbit.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<whenALICEapproachesthefirstgnomewhoisstooped
andhunchedundertheweightofalargeglowingstone
strappedtohisbackwithalockedharness>
GNOME1:Ourlandisdestroyed;ourspiritcrushed.
ALICE:Remindsmeoftheasylum.Istherenojoyhere?
GNOME1:Slaveryandhappinessdonotdwellinthesame
house.
<GNOME1runsoff>
<CHESHIRECatappearsnearthefumingcrevice>
CHESHIRE:Whenthepathisproblematical,considera
leapoffaith.Ridethewind.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<afterALICEfloatsoverthefumingcrevice>
GNOME2:Stirupnotrouble,stranger.TheRedQueen's
agentsareruthless.
ALICE:I'mnotafraidofher,orhercreatures.Never
was,really.Youshouldstanduptothem.
GNOME2:Defianceisuseless.WhiletheQueenreigns,
onlydeathcanreleaseusfromthismisery.
ALICE:Orherdeath,Isuppose.
<camerazoomsdownatunneltowardCHESHIRECat,who
standsinfrontofaglowingredcrystal>
CHESHIRE:MetaEssenceisthelifeforceofwonderland;
thatofyourenemiesisespeciallypotent.Collect
whatyoucan.Useitwisely.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<whenALICEpicksuptheglowingVorpalKnife>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Yourknifeisnecessary,butnotsufficient.
Alwayscollectwhat'suseful.
<ALICEholdsupherknifeandteststheedgeofthe
blade>
CHESHIRE:Rejectonlyyourignoranceandyoumay
survive.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>
<camerapansuptowardWhiteRABBIT,whoshrinksand
runsintoasmallholeinthewall>

<whenALICEapproachesGNOME3>
ALICE:Everyoneseemscompletelydejected.Arethings
reallyasbadasall
that?
GNOME3:Thetruthwouldreduceyoutoablubbering
baby....Areyouthesavior
Rabbithasbeentellingusaboutallthistime?
ALICE:Ishouldn'tthinkso.I'maperson...andjust
nowIwishtogetverysmall.
<ALICEholdsupherhandina'thatsmall'gesture>
ALICE:Aboutthisbig.
GNOME3:Callsforserioustwisting.You'llneedtogo
sideways,notforward.
IfIknewhow,I'dgosidewaysmyself.
ALICE:Nottwisted.Small.Iwishtobecomeabout
thisbig.
<ALICEagainholdsupherhandina'thatsmall'
gesture>
GNOME3:TheFortressofDoorsholdssuchsecrets.But
itwilltakemorethanawishtogetinside.
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Doorshavelocks.Lockshavekeys.Which,
youdon'thave.Let'shopetheDoorsareopen.
ALICE:Andifnot,theremaybemorethanonewayto
skinacat,ifyou'llpardontheexpression.
CHESHIRE:Mostunpleasantmetaphor.Pleaseavoiditin
thefuture.

<whenAlicewalksbyaledge,CHESHIRECatappearsatop
it>
CHESHIRE:Onlyafewfindtheway;somedon'trecognize
itwhentheydo;some
don'teverwantto.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<whenALICEencountersthenextgnome>
GNOME4:Rabbittoldusachampionwouldcome.Areyou
thatchampion?
ALICE:Perhaps.CanyougetmeinsidetheFortressof
Doors?
GNOME4:Ohno.Wouldn'tdare.Sincetheupheaval,
we'veallbecomegutlesshalfwits.Icanbarelyrisk
crossingtheroad...But,makeyourwaytothemines
thedeepestpitthere'sonewiserandbraverthan
myselfwhomighthelp.Hestilllivesfree.

<asALICEapproachesthe"YurMine"sign>
<CHESIREappearsbelowthesign>
CHESHIRE:Everyadventurerequiresafirststep.Trite,
buttrue,evenhere.
<CHESHIREvanishes>

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01bPandemonium

<whenALICEapproachesthefirstrope>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Hangingropesareasgoodasstepladdersto
thosewhoknowhowto
usethem.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<whenALICEapproachestheGnomeELDER>
ELDER:Whydoyoupursuemetothisdesertedplace...?
ALICE:Tobenefitfromyourwisdom.
ELDER:Evenblurredvisionisvaluedbytheblind.If
Iwereclever,wouldIcowerinthisslagheap?I'm
notwise,girl...I'vejustgrownold.
ALICE:Iwishtogetverysmall.Nobiggerthana
mouse.DoyouknowhowImightdothat?
ELDER:Onlythat?Ohyes,Icouldmanagethat...fora
price.
<ALICEshakesherhead>
ALICE:Ihavenothingofvalue.
ELDER:Youhavenerveandyourhealth.Minearenearly
gone.I'veseentoomuchsuffering...andIsmoketoo
muchyousee.
ALICE:WhatmustIdo?
<cameramovesupacurvedstaircase,throughahallway
withCardGuards>
ELDER:IntheCardGuards'compound,aparticularly
roughdiamondholdsthekey.Retrieveit.
<camerafocusesinaskulltoppedstafflyingona
table>
ELDER:Iwill...repaythefavor.
<theELDERthendisappearsinawhirlofsparkles>

<ALICEjumpsonaminecart,whichmovesupashaft,
thentakesheronaridethroughthemines>
<camerashowstheminecartplungingdownwardinto
greenslime>
<camerapullsbacktoshowALICEstandingontheedge
oftheplatform,looking
downward>

<whenALICEpicksupthePlayingCards>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:52pickupisastapleofjuvenilehumor.But
whenthedeckslices
anddices,it'snolaughingmatter.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<afterALICEexitsgreenportal>
<camerapansacrossanareafilledwithCardGuards>
<atthefarendofthearea,theELDERstandsinfront
ofanothergreenportal
andbeckonstoALICE,thendisappearsinawhirlof
sparkles>

<afterALICEentersthegreenportal>
<ALICEapproachesablimplikecontraptionwherethe
ELDERwaits>
ELDER:Youhavethekey!Veryresourceful.Rabbit's
confidenceisnowmisplaced.Heisnofool.
ALICE:Icertainlyhopeheisnot.
<asELDERandALICEflyawayfromthemines>
ELDER:Usethekeytofreemyclanfromtheoppressive
burdentheycarry.AnyfightagainsttheQueen's
tyrannyisagoodfight.They'vesuffered...
ALICE:I'msureI'mverysorryforthem,sir.Really,
Iam.Butwhataboutmegettingsmall?

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:IgnoretheQueen...fornow.Keepyoureye
onRabbit.

CHESHIRE:Rabbit'shandywithamap.He'sontheright
road.Andatpresent,you'retoobigtofollow.
CHESHIRE:Doorshavelocks,locksneedkeys,whichyou
don'thave.Let'shopetheDoorsareopen.

CHESHIRE:TheGuardslackimagination.Don'tplaywith
them,unlessyou'rereadytodeal.

CHESHIRE:Oddsarethenextgnomewillknowsomething
ofvalue.Thatlastidiotwasnearlyuseless.

CHESHIRE:Theoldrebelisalegend.Searchthemines
forhim.

CHESHIRE:Keysandlockslikehensandcocksareoften
foundtogether.

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02aFortressofDoors(pt1)

<theblimpfliesbyarockycolumn,whereaninsane
childprances>

<astheELDERpropellstheblimppastmassive
stalactites>
ELDER:There'saSkool,insidetheFortress,where
you'llfindcertainitemsforcreatingaconcoction
thatwillmakeyousmall.
ALICE:Whatitemsexactly?
<theblimpapproachesarockyplatformwithaclosed
drawbridgegate>
ELDER:Items.Items,girl.You'llknowthemwhenyou
seethem.
<cameraswitchestoaCardGuardwhoquicklycatches
sightoftheblimpand
runsoff>
ELDER:Speakingofseeingthings,weshouldavoidthe
CardGuards'snotice,hangon!...Ahhhhhh!DAMMIT!
We'vebeenseen.
<drawbridgegatelowersandCardGuardsrushoutasthe
blimpfliesaway>
<CardGuardsshootattheblimpasitfliesoverthe
Fortresswalls>
<theblimpapproachesacastleinthevoidasCard
Guardsshootatit>
ELDER:Eventually,youmustbreakthroughsuchwalls...
butfornow,jump!

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02bBeyondtheWall

<whenALICEpicksuptheglowingredflask>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Timetoraisesomehavoc.Thedogsofwar
areloose.
<aredmistshootsfromtheflaskandhitsALICE>
<ALICEturnsred,dropstoherknees,thentransforms
(temporarily)intoa
demonicversionofherself>
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<afterALICEentersgreenportal>
<camerashowsagreenportal,thenpansbackasthree
doorscloseinsequence,
eachwithitsdistinctivemusicaltone>

<afterALICEdescendswindingstairstoplatformwith3
switches>
<CHESHIRECatappearsnearswitches>
CHESHIRE:Theproperorderofthingsisoftenamystery
tome.You,too?
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<afterALICEpullstheright,left,middleswitchesin
sequence>
<camerapansforwardthroughthethreemusicaldoorsas
theyopen,revealingagreenportal>

<<CHESHIRECatHintintheareaofthethreemusical
doors>>
CHESHIRE:InsidethewallisnotinsidetheFortress.
TheoldGnomewasshortondetails.
<afterALICEentersgreenportal>
<camerashowsahallwayasaportionofthefloorflips
over,thenbreaksup
intomovingfloatingsegmentswhichleaduptoa
doorwaywithagreenportal>

<<CHESHIRECatHintattheshufflingdoors>>
CHESHIRE:Observe,learn,andreact.

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Clingcloselytothepath,Alice.Afallwill
dashyourheadalongwithallourhopes.

CHESHIRE:TheGuardsaretoolsoftheQueen.Allsuits
aredolts.Butdangerous.

CHESHIRE:Boojumshaverevoltingmanners.They'lleat
anything.Disposeofthem
orbecomeameal.

CHESHIRE:Thatsavageshriekisthemeretipofthe
icebergthatistheBoojum'srepulsivepersonality.

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02cFortressofDoors(pt2)

<asALICEmovesalongthecastlewall,camerashowsan
openwindowintheSkoolhouseas2boojumsflyby>

<asALICEapproachestheopenwindowoftheSkool
house>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Enteringskoolrequiresarealleapoflogic!
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>
CHESHIRE:Protectivewallsmayimpedeyou.Butthe
wallsmostdifficultto
penetratearethosethatsurroundourhearts.

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02dSkoolDaze(pt1)

<aninsanechildwandersaroundthelevel'sstarting
point>

<whenALICEobtainstheCroquetMallet>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Here'sariddle.Whenisacroquetmallet
likeabillyclub?I'll
tellyou.Wheneveryouwantittobe.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<whenALICEenterstheauditorium>
<ALICEdescendsthestepstothefrontofthe
auditorium,wheretheELDERis
waiting>
<twopaintingsofwaterfallshangoverthestage>
<twotrapdoorsopenonthestageand2weeping/laughing
insanechildrenrise
intoview>
ALICE:There'sabitmoretodothanyousuggested,
don'tyouthink?
ELDER:Noneedforsarcasm.Iadmit,mymemory'snot
whatitwas.ButI'm
herenow.I'lltrytoamenditsdeficiencies.
<onthestage,anothertrapdooropensandathird
insanechildappears>
ELDER:Thelibrarycontainsarecipeforthepotion.
ConsulttheBookof
BizarreThings.Oh,no...Run...
<camerashowsCardGuardsrunningintotheauditorium>
<theELDERdisappearsinawhirlofsparkles>

<whenALICEexitstheauditorium>
<camerashowstheELDERmaterializeinthelibrary>
<theELDERwalkstoashelf,gestures,andtheshelf
slidesbackwards,opening
upanewpassageway>

<afterALICEridesrotatingplatformtothesecond
floor>
<camerazoomsinonCHESHIRECatasitappearsneara
bookcase>
CHESHIRE:Stepstoenlightmentbrightentheway;but
thestepsaresteep.Take
themoneatatime.
<CHESHIRECatknocksoverthebookcase,formingaramp
tothethirdfloor>

<afterALICEtouchesthe4thglowingbook>
<camerashowsthe4floatingbooksformingapathtoa
bookinaniche>

<whenALICEclimbsontheplatformbehindthebook>
<ALICEstandsbehindthebookandlooksupatCHESHIRE
Cat>
ALICE:There'snolock,butitwon'topen.It'sstuck.
CHESHIRE:TreatitlikeaChineseboxorastubborn
lin.Atapintheright
spotmightdothetrick.
<ALICElooksthoughtfullyatthebook,thenpushesit
totheveryedgeofthe
niche>
<asthebookrocksbackandforth,ALICEgivesthebook
afinalkicksoit
fallstothefloorfarbelowandspringsopens>
CHESHIRE(vo):Youcallthatatap?FortunateIdidn't
suggestforce.You
mighthavepulverizedit.
<thepagesofthebookturntoshowablurrypictureof
amushroom>

<whenALICEapproachestheopenbookonthefloor>
ALICE:Mushrooms,poppies,sugarandspice.Allthose
thingsareverynice.
Whencombinedthepropermixturemakesagettingsmall
elixir.Hmm,Idon't
reallylikesweets.

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:ThisSkoolservesmorethannastylunches.
Thelaboratoriesareespeciallyfascinating,ifyoucan
standthevilestench.

CHESHIRE:Countlessgenerationsoftermiteswouldonly
digestamerefractionofthevolumeshere;andthey
wouldn'tbeonewitwiser.

CHESHIRE:Everypicturetellsastory.Sometimeswe
don'tliketheending.Sometimeswedon'tunderstand
it.

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02eSkool'sOut

<whenALICEobtainsthedemondice>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Ah,thediabolicaldice.Awordofcaution.
Don'tthrowthemwhen
you'realone.Thefiendslackloyalty,andtheir
notionofnourishmentis
quitedisturbing.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<whenALICEpullstheleverinthegymnasium>
<thegymseatsextendfromthewall>
<camerashowstheELDERintherafters,beckoningto
ALICE>

<whenALICEpicksuptheRageBoxintheflooralcove
inthegym>
CHESHIRE:Howfineyoulookwhendressedinrage.Your
enemiesarefortunate
thatyourconditionisnotpermanent.Andyou'relucky
too.Redeyessuitso
few.

<asALICEapproachestheELDERintherafters>
ELDER:Thegymnasiumshouldbesafe.Guardsnever
exercise.Can'taffordtolosetheweight.
ALICE:Inevercaredforsportsatschool...Idon't
havetoputonapinny,do
I?
ELDER:No,itwouldn'tsuityou.I'verecalledoneof
thepotion'singredients.
<ELDERpullsoutapurplemushroom>
ELDER:Mushrooms...Lovelytexture.
<ELDERlooksdownward>
ELDER:What'sthat?
<camerapansdownwardtoshow2boojumsflyingthrough
theholeinthegymfloor>
<ELDERdisappearsinawhirlofsparkles>

<afterALICEkillsthe2boojumsinthegym>
<ELDERmaterializesinalabwherethingarebubbling>

<<CHESHIRECathintingarden,beforeALICEobtainsthe
JumboGrow>>
CHESHIRE:Naturehasordainedthatcertainseeds
requireassistancetofulfill
theirdestiny.

<<CHESHIRECathintinlaboratory>>
CHESHIRE:Gardenersstoreratpoisonandweedkillerin
sheds.Skoolshavelaboratoriesforthatpurpose.

<afterALICEenterslabandkillsthetwoCardGuards
attackingtheELDER>
ALICE:You'refortunateIpassedby.
ELDER:Meaningwhat?Iwasabouttosaythatyou're
luckytohavefoundme.
<ELDERreachesintoapocketandpullsoutsomething>
ELDER:Look,Ifoundthelastingredient.Sugaredspice
drops...
ALICE:Wheneverwemeetup,seemsIalsofindabit
moretrouble.SeenanyJumboGrow,about?
<ELDERlooksovertothesideandALICElooksinthe
samedirection>
<cabinetdoorsopenshowingaglowingflask>
ELDER:There'sabitinthatflaskonthatsideboard.
Yousee?We'reset.
Bringbacksomepoppybloomsandwe'llmixupthe
potion.
<ELDERdisappearsinawhirlofsparkles>

<whenALICEapproachesindoorgarden(afterobtaining
theJumboGrow)>
<theflaskpoursoutovertheglowingspotinthesoil
bedlabelled"Poppy
Seeds">
<alarge'lollipop'growsoutofthesoil>

<whenALICEreturnstolab(afterobtainingthe'poppy
blooms')>
ELDER:Thiscondensercanmixthepotion...doesn't
looklikeit'sgoodformuchelse,though.
<ELDERgestures>
ELDER:Nowtimetoleave...butnotasyoucame.Goby
wayoftheObservatory.Thisstarisforyourstellar
performance...mayopensomedoorsforyou.
<ELDERdisappears,leavingbehindthestarandthe
potion>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Unplantedseedsdryoutanddie.

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02fSkoolDaze(pt2)

<asALICEentersObservatorydoorsinlibrary>
<ALICEstandsonelevatorplatformasthestarrises
intotheair>
<whenALICEusestheeyepieceofthetelescope>
<theglobeintheObservatoryopens,revealingagreen
portal>
<ALICEdrinksthepotionandjumpsintothegreen
portal>

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03aPoolofTears

<camerapansdownasteepcliffasbugsthrowalarge
rockdownandWhiteRABBITrunsupapathalongthe
cliffface>

<<CHESHIRECatHintatstartingpoint>>
CHESHIRE:Rabbit'sanxietypolluteshisreasoning.He
begsyoubacktothishellhole,thenabandonsyou.
Stoplookingforgoodsensehere.Settleforany!

<<CHESHIRECatHintatthefirstbendofcliffpath>>
CHESHIRE:Aropeandnetwouldbehandy.Andacircus
career.Yourlimbsandimaginationwillhaveto
suffice.

<whenALICEpassesthewaterfallthesecondtime,a
SoldierAntpushesaboulderdownthecliffpath>

<<CHESHIRECatHintaftertheantpushesthefirst
boulder>>
CHESHIRE:Takethehighground,thenpunishthese
pests.

<whenALICEpassesthewaterfallthethirdtime,
anotherSoldierAntpushesboulderovertheedge>

<whenALICEapproachesthesobbingMockTURTLEwho
standsontheedgeofthepool(whichcontainsagiant
statueofaweepingAlice>
ALICE:What'sallthisthen?Didsomeonedie?Have
youlostyourfamily?
TURTLE:No,myshell!TheDuchessstoleitandtried
toeatmeforlunch!
Nobilitymustbeserved,Isuppose...
ALICE:Stopthatwailing,won'tyou?
TURTLE:You'reverycoldbloodedforamammal.Iwas
almostsoup!
ALICE:Tragic,I'msure,butI'mabitpressedfor
time.Haveyouseenarabbit?
TURTLE:Hmm...twitchynose,shiftyeyes...constantly
consultshispocketwatch?Mostpeculiarbeast.
ALICE:Well,he'sverydeartome.Imustfindhim.
TURTLE:Caterpillarcouldhelp,I'mquitecertain.He
knowseverythingthereistoknow.
ALICE:Andwheredoesthatsmushylayabouthanghis
hookahthesedays?
TURTLE:Sincethetroublesbegan,he'sinhiding.I
couldn'tdivulgethesecret.Icouldn'trisktelling
you,without...somethinginreturn.
ALICE:Risknothing,gainnothing.
TURTLE:Hiswhereabouts,then,formyshell.The
Duchesswon'tpartwithit
willingly.
ALICE:Thenshemustdoitunwillingly.I'llteachher
manners.
TURTLE:Youarebrave.ButIwarnyou,shetreats
everythingasprey!
<theMockTURTLEandALICElookupasaleaffallsonto
thewater>
<MockTURTLEgetsontheleafandfloatsaway>

<<CHESHIRECatHintaftercutscenewithTURTLE>>
CHESHIRE:Thedimwittedarenotignorant.Follow
Turtleandfindnobility,of
asort.

<MockTURTLEglidesdownasmallwaterfallandfloats
aheadofALICEdownanotherlargerwaterfall>

<afterALICEencountersseveralthornedrootshanging
overthewater>
<theMockTURTLErunscrossastonebridgeoverthe
water>

<afterALICEjumpsofftheleafandrunsuptheslope>
<theMockTURTLEjumpsontoanotherleafandfloats
away>

<afterALICEdodgessometrumpetlikebrancheshanging
overthewater>
<ALICEgoesoveratallwaterfall,screaming>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Whataracket!Remindsmeofyourviolin
lessons.

CHESHIRE:Plugthatnoisyorificebeforewebothgo
mad.

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03bHollowHideaway

<<CHESHIRECatHintasALICEapproachestheDUCHESS's
house>>
CHESHIRE:There'sadistinctwhiffofpepperonthe
wind.TheDuchessmustbe
nearby.

<asALICEapproachestheDuchess'shouse>
<abluegreenlizardwithatoolbeltwalksaroundthe
corner>
BILL:Psst!Overhere!
ALICE:Don'tIknowyou?
BILL:BillMcGill,atyourservice.CallmeLarry...
Ornot.Haveanybrandy?
ALICE:No,I'veonlymywits.
BILL:Thenyouhavenothing.Witsareuselesshere
everythingisdownsideup!
ALICE:ImustseetheDuchess.
BILL:Impossible.Sheonlyseesthosewhodon'twish
toseeher.
ALICE:That'snotright.
BILL:It'sperfect.She'ssupposedtobehidingfrom
theRedQueen,whowantsherdead.
ALICE:Herhead?!
BILL:That,too.Ruinsmyhome;buildsthis
monstrosity.She'smadasmonkeymashandjustas
tasteless.Well,nevermind.We'llallperishsoon
enough.
Sureyou'venobrandy?
ALICE:I'mheretoretrievetheTurtle'sshell.I
won'tleavewithoutit.
BILL:Won'tyouindeed?Stickyourthumbinhereye,
what!Yourdevotedservant,Ma'am,Ioweherabad
turnmyself.Followme.
<ALICEfollowsBILLasheclimbsthestairsofthe
house>
<astheyapproachitsshakingdoors,BILLsuddenly
boltsleftoutofthewayasthedoorssuddenlyswing
openandALICEgetssuckedinsidethehouse>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Theleavesappearnoworseforit.

CHESHIRE:Isoursituationnotdismal?Wonderlandisso
discombobulatedthatladybugshaveturnedbelligerent
andenlistedintheQueen'sarmy.Punishtheir
conversion.

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03cJustDesserts

<asALICEgrabsthejackbomboffthetable>
<DUCHESSjumpsoutofthefireplace>
DUCHESS:Comeclosermylittlechick...Mmmm,properly
seasoned,you'dmakeahandsomedish.
ALICE:I'mnotedible.
DUCHESS:Notafullmeal,certainly.Butalight
snack,Ithink!
ALICE:I'llhavetheTurtleshellnow,youdisgusting
ogre!
DUCHESS:Overmydeadbody!
ALICE:I'lltrytoaccomodateyou!

<whenALICEdefeatstheDUCHESS>
<DUCHESSstartssneezingmadlyuntilsheliterally
sneezesherbrainsout,then
herheadexplodes>
<asecretdoorbehindashelfopensandBILLandMock
TURTLEentertheroom>
BILL:I'llhavetheleechesintohandlethismess.
TURTLE:Atleastmyshell'sintolerablecondition.
ALICE:Asimplethankyouwouldhavebeennice...I've
keptmypartofthebargain,Turtle.
TURTLE:Fairenough.I'lltakeyouonatrip.Hover
aroundmybubbles.Cuddleuptothem,neverleavethem.
You'llmuddlethrough.
<BILLpullsalever,openingahatch>
<MockTURTLEjumpsthroughthehatch,followedby
ALICE>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Annihilatewhatthreatenstodestroyyou.

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03dWhollyMorelGround

<afterALICEswimsthroughaholeatthebottomofa
wall,agiantfishlunges
upbetweenMockTURTLEandALICE>

<afterALICEswimsthroughtheholeinthelastwall,
ALICEswimsuptowardthe
surface>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Turtle'sbubblesarelikewordstoaprophet.

CHESHIRE:Hisbubblesaretoyoursurvivalwhat
eyesightistovision.

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04aDryLanding

<ALICEjumpsoutofthewaterandlandshardondry
land>
<asALICEgetsup>
TURTLE:Finishwhatyoustart,please!Remember,
you'rejustavisitor.Wehavetolivehere.
ALICE:I'mnotonholiday.
TURTLE:AndI'mnotungrateful...You'reanhonorary
reptile!
ALICE:Luckyme...
<MockTURTLEwaggleshisheadandatranslucentshell
appearsonALICE'sback>
TURTLE:You'rethinksowhenyou'reunderwater.
<MockTURTLEswimsawayunderwater>

<<CHESHIRECatHintatstartingpoint>>
CHESHIRE:Evenpebblesterrorizethetiny.Butyoumust
riskthem.Caterpillariswaiting.

<afterALICElandsontheledgewhereWhiteRABBIT
waits>
RABBIT:You'vetakenyoursweettime.
ALICE:Whatdoyoumean?You'retheonewhodidn't
wait!Ihavereason...
RABBIT:Forgetreasons,they'reuseless.Caterpillar
iswaiting.
<ALICEfoldsherarms>
ALICE:Irememberhimwell.Thinskinned.Ill
tempered.Smokestoomuch.
Disagreeablesmell.WhydoIneedhim?
RABBIT:Noone'swiserinWonderland.Onlyheknows
whatyoumustdotosaveus.Now,followclosely.The
wayistreacherous.Wehavesofartogo,andso
littletimetogetthere.
<WhiteRABBITrunsoff>

<<CHESHIRECatHintonledgewithWhiteRABBIT>>
CHESHIRE:Don'tlosehim.He'snotthebrighteststar
inthegalaxy.Butheshinesatonething.

<whenALICEapproachesadeeppit>
<WhiteRABBITrunsofftotheleftontheoppositeside
ofpit>

<<CHESHIRECatHintnearpitafterWhiteRABBITruns
byonothersideofpit>>
CHESHIRE:Don'tlosehim.He'snotthebrighteststar
inthegalaxy.Butheshinesatonething.

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04bHerbaceousBorder

<WhiteRABBITrunsuptoALICE>
RABBIT:Strangehowquietitishere,now.Idon't
likeit.Caterpillarisjustbeyondtheclearing,
Alice.Let'ssacrificestealthforspeed.
<WhiteRABBITrunsoff>
<WhiteRABBITpausestosnifftheair>
<ALICEfollows,thenfeelsthegroundrumble>
<thegiantfeetoftheMadHATTERappear,shakingthe
groundwitheverystep>
<theMadHATTER'sgiantfootstompsontherunning
WhiteRABBIT,thentwists,
grindingtheWhiteRABBITintothedirt>
<ALICErunsuptothedead,flattenedWhiteRABBITand
dropstoherknees>
ALICE:EveryoneIlovediesviolently...unnaturally.
<CHESHIRECatappears>
ALICE:I'mcursed.Whygoon?I'lljusthurt
others...
<ALICEdropsherheadintoherhandsandsobs>
CHESHIRE:Notimeforselfpity.Evadethesesavage
soldiersandfind
Caterpiller.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<afterALICEgoesunderground>
<MadHATTERjumpsontheground,causingapathwayto
collapse>

<MadHATTERjumpsonthegroundagain,causinganother
undergroundpathto
collapse>

<whenALICEapproacheschamberwithPlayingCardsat
thefarend>
<camerazoomsinonCHESHIRECat,sittingnexttothe
cards>
CHESHIRE:Gowiththeflow.Whateverfloatswilldo.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

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04cRollingStones

<ladybugschitterexcitedlyasanextralargeladybug
fliesby,carryingalargeroundrock,escortedby
smallerladybugs>
<ALICEwatchesastheroundrockdropsthroughthe
hole>
<astherockstartsrollingtowardher,ALICEturnsand
runs>

(nodialogue)

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04dIcyReception

<whenALICEobtainstheIceWand>
CHESHIRE(vo):Witheringcoldincapacitatesanenemy
morecompletelythandeepwounds.Butwinterdoesnot
lastforever.

<asALICEexitsicewandarea>
<theroundrockrollsintoview,thenhurtlesacross
thecaverntowardthetunnelwhereALICEstands>

<afterALICEridesairventsoutofthecaverns>
<CATERPILLARsitsonarock,wearingafezandsmoking
ahookah>
CATERPILLAR:AhAlice...you'vereturned.
ALICE:ButRabbitnevertoldmewhy..andnowhe's
gone.
CATERPILLAR:Why?Wonderlandisseverelydamaged.You
mustsetthingsright.
That'swhy.
ALICE:Ibarelyrecognizethisterribleplace.Whatis
ittome?
CATERPILLAR:It'shome...Well,itcouldbe.Having
lostwhatyouloved,younearlywipedusout.You've
startedtorebuild.Yourtask,however,andyourpain
arenotover.
ALICE:WhymustIsuffer...?
CATERPILLAR:Becauseyourmindisfouledbyself
deception.Evenyourfantasieshavefragmentedinto
torturedversionsofthemselves.Youarewrackedwith
guiltbecauseyousurvived,andyoudreadtheprospect
ofalifealone.
ALICE:WhatdoyouthinkImustdo?
CATERPILLAR:DestroytheQueenofHearts.Wonderland,
andyourentireworldcanbecomewholeagain.Ineed
torestnow.Youneedtoregainyourhumansize.Grow
up,Alice.Embracethetruth.
CATERPILLAR:TraveltotheFungiferousForest,now,and
nibblefromtheMushroomofLife.Takegreatcare.
ThevoraciousCentipedejealouslyguardsit,andrules
overwahtyourequire.
<CATERPILLARexhalesandpuffsoutamassofsmokethat
turnsintoagreenportal>
=======================================================
04eFungiferousFlora

<whenALICEpicksuptheMirror>
<ALICEprimpsherself,thenthemirrorglowswhite>
<ALICEturnsinvisible>

<afterALICEfightsseveralmushrooms>
<asALICEdescendstunnel>
CENTIPEDE:Youpatheticandwretchedexcusefor
warriors!Formaline!
<antsrushforward>
<CENTIPEDErearsup>
CENTIPEDE:Bringtheintrudertomyden.Iwillpunish
herinsolenceanddisposeofher!

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Ifyourstaturewereanillness,itseemsthe
Centipededispensesmedicinetomakeyouwell.

CHESHIRE:Confidenceandrashnessaresidesofasingle
coin.Pleaseremember,you'reaboutasbigasa
middlingsizegardenslug.Untilyoufindthemagic
mushroom,getusedtoit.

CHESHIRE:I'mafraidIhavetoexpelaratherferocious
hairball.You'reonyourown,girl.

=======================================================
04fCentipede'sSanctum

<themouthofagiantnutcrackerlikefaceopensand
closes>
<antsmillaboutexcitedlyasALICEwalksforward>
<whenshepausesattheedgeofasteepdrop,anant
shovesherandsendsherslidingdownwardsandthenup
intothenutcrackerlikemouth>
<ALICEdropsintotheCENTIPEDE'sden>

<whenCENTIPEDEdies,stalactitesfall,formingapath
tothemushroom>

<whenALICEusestheGrasshopperTea>
CHESHIRE:Thosewhosaythere'snothinglikeanicecup
ofteaforcalmingthenerves,neverhadrealtea.It's
likeasyringeofadrenalinestraighttotheheart.

<asALICEreachesthemushroom>
CHESHIRE:I'venevertrustedtoadstools;butIsuppose
somemusthavetheirgoodpoints.
ALICE:IwishIwerehallucinating.Whatahorrible
choice.Eatatoadstool,orremainfoodforinsects.
<ALICEreachesup,pullsoffapieceofmushroom,and
eatsit>
<asALICEstartstogrowtonormalsize>
CHESHIRE:It'srudetoeatandrun,butsometimesit's
unavoidable.

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04gCaterpillar'sPlot(pt1)

<camerazoomsacrossabarrenrockyareawithpoolsof
lavatotheCHESHIRE
Cat>
CHESHIRE:Thedimensionsofthedesolatetractare
unknowntoallbuttheinhabitants.Onlyonepathwill
bringyoutotheendgame.

<whenALICEobtainstheJabberwock'sEyeStaff>
<CHESHIRECatappearsontheouteredgeofthelava
pool>
CHESHIRE:TheJabberwock'sEyeStaffisincomparably
powerful.Butitsindividualpiecesareworthless
thanthecarcassofagnat.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>
<camerapansacrossthelavaanddownthetunnelasthe
gateblockingthewaytotheORACLEopens>

<asALICEapproachesanopenareawithacaveonone
side>
ORACLE(unseen):Todestroythepalace,filledwith
malice,isthedaringworkofnobleAlice.
ORACLE(unseen):AnendgamewiththeRedQueenis
possibleonlyafteryoucrushhersentinelthevile,
fiercilicious,andvengefulJabberwock.Withoutthe
Staffthatbearshisname,destroyinghimisthe
hopelessworkofawastedlife.
ALICE:IhaveonepieceoftheEyeStaff.Whereare
theothers?
ORACLE(unseen):Scatteredthroughouttheworld.When
youhavethemallinhand,checkmateispossible.The
paleroyalsmaybeofuse.
ALICE:Obscureallusionstochessarefine,butit
troublesmethatanonymousoraclesknowmoreofmy
businessthanIdo.
<camerashowsthegateinthewhitecastleopening,
allowingaccesstoagreen
portal>

<asALICEapproachestopoftheslopeofblocks>
CHESHIRE:Sinceyouknowthemoves,bestplaywith
whites.Theygofirst.
ALICE:Suchorderinthemidstofchaosmakesmewoozy
anddisoriented.
CHESHIRE:Theregularityoftheboarddisguisesthe
predatorymenaceofcertainpieces.

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Flatteringwordsoftenincitetheirobjectto
rashaction.Learntheirtruemeaning.

CHESHIRE:Catsarecolorblind,youknow.Kaleidoscopes
holdnointerestforus.

CHESHIRE:Thesewoodsarefamiliar.Thevoicefromthe
cliff,remember?Wonderifhe'sdoneabunkbynow.

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05aPaleRealm

<closeupofapaleclockwithitshandsmoving>
<camerapansthroughapalecity>
<adooropensandawhiterookemergesandstandsguard
atthecloseddoor>

<whenALICEapproachesthewhitebishop>
<ALICEandthewhitebishopexchangelooks,thenthe
whitebishopmovesaside>
<ALICEstepsintothenarrowalleyway,thenturnsinto
awhitebishop>

<whenALICEpullstheswitchonbalcony,abelltolls,
thedoorguardedbythewhiterookopensandthewhite
rookgoesinside>

<whenALICEapproachesthewhiteknight>
<thewhiteknightmovesaside>
<ALICEenterstheareaandturnsintoawhiteknight>

<whenALICEpullstheswitchinsidethetowerroom>
<camerashowsthewaterwheelturningandthewater
levelrising>

<whenALICEapproachesthepalaceofthewhitechess
pieces>
<thedoubledoorsopenandagroupofredchesspieces
emerge>
<tworedknightsstandguardastworedrooksdragthe
WhiteQueenawayontoasuspendedplatformwhich
departsthearea>

<whenALICEapproachestheWhiteKing>
<theWhiteKinglooksatthegreenorbinhishand,
thenglidesdownthestepstomeetALICE>
WHITEKING:Helpus,please.TheRedQueen'sforcesare
strongandshownomercy.Ourownqueenisinterrible
danger.
ALICE:Isawhercaptured.I'msorry.
WHITEKING:Withouthergeneralship,redwins.We're
doomed.
ALICE:AsamI,ifIcan'tpassthroughthisrealm.I
mustcollectthepiecestotheJabberwock'sEyeStaff.
WHITEKING:FreetheWhiteQueen,Alice.Thatwill
helpusboth.
ALICE:I'mnotreallyaplayer.Whataretherules?
WHITEKING:Rules?Therearenorules.There'sbarely
anystrategy.Notime!
MakeafrontalassaultontheRedCastle.Iwon'tlie
toyou.You'llmeetdeadlytrapsandfierceopposition
alongtheway.
ALICE:ShouldIbegratefulforthetruth?Alieor
twomighthavebeenmorepersuasive.
WHITEKING:Inwar:truthfirst.There'salwaystime
forlieslater.Youwon'tfacetheenemyalone.Carry
thissoldiertotheWhiteQueen.
<awhitepawnglidesforward,thenshrinks>
<ALICEpicksupthenowpocketsizedwhitepawn>
ALICE:AmerepawnisthebestIcanhopefor?
WHITEKING:I'mafraidso.Now,returnasyoucame.
Therooksknowtheway.

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:MakeyourmovetowardtheWhiteKnight's
Castle.

CHESHIRE:Youknowalltherightmoves.Usethem.

======================================================
05bCastling

<whenALICEentersanarrowhallwaywithwindows>
<camerashowstheWhiteQueenboundandstrugglingona
guillotine>
<theguillotinebladerises,thenlocksintoplaceas
theRedKingwatches>
<theWhiteQueencontinuestostruggleagainsther
bonds>
<theRedKingswingshisspecter>
<thebladefalls,decapitatingtheWhiteQueen>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:TheWhiteQueenawaits.Youcontrolherfate.

=======================================================
05cCheckmateinRed

<whenALICEstepsontothecheckerboardplatform>
<ALICEturnstowatchthedrawbridgelift,trappingher
ontheplatform>
<theRedKingmaterializesinfrontofALICE>

<whenALICEkillstheRedKing>
<afloatingplatformwithcolumnsandarchessettleson
thecheckerboard>
<ALICEclimbsthestepsontotheplatform>
<ALICEplacestheshrunkenpawnonthelargewhite
square>
<thewhitepawngrowstofullsize,shrinksbackdown
again,thenturnsintoafullsizedWhiteQueen>
<agroupofredchesspiecesappear>
<theredchesspiecesmoveforwardandtheWhiteQueen
advancestomeetthem>
<asALICEwatches,theMadHATTERappearsbehindher
andknocksheroutwithabackwardswipeofhishand>

<camerapansbacktoshowachandelierandastrange
paintingofamaninatophat>
<camerapansbackfurthertoshowALICElayingonan
ornatetable>

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05dMirrorImage

<closeupofastrangepaintingofamaninatophat>
<camerashowsAlicelyingonanornatetable>
<atwitchinginsanechildlooksupattheclockinits
paddedcellastheclockfacebreaks>
<inacontrolroom,TWEEDLEDUMwatchesoneclock(out
ofseveralonthewall)break>
<TWEEDLEDUMturnsaroundwithascowlonhisface>
<camerashowsALICElyingonanornatetable>
<camerasuddenlyrotates90degreestoshowthatthe
tableisactuallyhanging
onthewallandthattheeverythingaroundher(floor,
ceiling,walls)areallrotated90degreestotheside>
<severalinsanechildrenwanderorrunaround>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Lookstraightahead;oraskance.Whichever
wayyouchoose,youmustalwayslookintheright
direction>
<ALICEdropstothewallnowfloor>

<<CHESHIRECatHintinmirrormaze>>
CHESHIRE:Pathsthatendintroubleareallthesame.
Theyonlyappeardifferentwhenyoudon'tknowwhere
theylead.

<whenALICEobtainstheJacks>CHESHIRE(vo):This
simplegamecanturndistinctlynasty.Don'teverplay
alone.

<<CHESHIRECatHintintheasylumcellarea>>
CHESHIRE:Seekandyeshallfind,theysay.Butthey
don'tsaywhatyou'llfind.

<whenALICEdestroysalltheclocks>
<camerashowssteamescapingalargepipe>
<thelargepipeexplodes,breakingdownasetofdoors>

<<CHESHIRECatHintintiltingplatformarea>>
CHESHIRE:Don'tgetspun,whirled,twisted,gyrated,
sloshed,ortossed.Avoidfalsemoves.

<whenALICEentersbrowndoubledoors>
TWEEDLEDEE:Look,Dum,it'swhatshername,fromthe
Neurotics'Ward.Nurse'sfavoritelunatic.
TWEEDLEDUM:Ohyeah?Scrawny,ain'tshe?Wholether
out,then?They'llblameus,mostlike.
TWEEDLEDEE:She'llneedmoremedicine.Strong
medicine.
TWEEDLEDUM:Shegotanythingtoeat?
TWEEDLEDEE:Doubtit.Sheneverfinisheshergrubat
theasylum.Shehadanymeatonher,she'dmakea
delectabledish.
<CHESHIRECatsitsbesideALICE>
ALICE:Despicable,grotesque,andsmellylouts;I'll
fillyourbellies,alright!
CHESHIRE:Thebiggertheyare,thehardertheyfall.
ALICE:Sparemetheplatitude.Doyouhaveanyuseful
advice?
CHESHIRE:Usetheirsizeagainstthem.

<afterALICEkillsTWEEDLEDEEandTWEEDLEDUM>
<camerazoomsinontheMadHATTER>
HATTER:Badtiming.Pity.Reliablehelpissohardto
findthesedays.Comeinmydear.You'rejustintime
fortea.
<camerazoomsinonALICE>
ALICE:Ionlytakeminewithfriends.
<theMadHATTERstandsontheupperwalkwayincontrol
room,lookingdownatALICE>
HATTER:Countmetobeamongthem.Accurately.I
mean,honestly.That'sthetruth.Oh,Iquiteforgot.
Youandthetrutharenotonfamiliarterms.
ALICE:Andyouwouldknow!
HATTER:Truthisalwaysbittertothosewhofearit.
ALICE:Ifearnothing.
HATTER:False.Youfearmuch...areturntriptothe
asylum,forexample...thememoriesthatdroveyou
there...moreyearsin,shallwesay,supervised
hospitalization...ahyes,youfearmuch.Ofcourse,
allthatmightbeavoided.
ALICE:How?Tellme.Whatdoyoumean?
<thefloorunderALICE'sfeetcrumblesawayandshe
tumblesdownward,screaming>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:SeekthescatteredpiecesoftheEyeStaff,
Alice.Ifeelitspowerhere.

CHESHIRE:Eachpiecebringsyouclosertotheendgame.
Butalone,eachisworthlessthanamatchstick.

=======================================================
06aCrazedClockwork

<whenALICEapproachestheclocksfloatinginmercury>
<CHESHIRECatappearsononeoftheclocks>
CHESHIRE:Areflectionsometimesexposesmorereality
thantheobjectitechoes.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<whenALICEenterstheMadHATTER'slabasequipment
rumblesandelectricitycrackles>
<ALICEwatchesasagiantpairoftongspicksupan
insanechild,dropsitontoaconveyorwhichpullsthe
childintotheneighboringmachine>
<mechanicalpartsgetdroppedintothetopofthe
machine>
HARE:Dormy,wakeup.Someone'scometoreleaseus.
<themultilated,halfmechanicalHAREisstrappedtoa
verticalboard>
<camerapanstoDORMOUSE,alsonowhalfmechanical,
liesstrappedtoatable,metallimbstwitching
uselessly>
DORMOUSE:It'sjustahuman.Probablyuseless.
HARE:Undous,please,fromthiscontraption.
DORMOUSE:Oryoucangiveustea,ifyouprefer.
ALICE:Wereyouimpoliteattable?Didyouslurpyour
tea?Ortalkwhilechewing?Confessyourcrime.
<camerapansaroundALICEasshestaresupatthe
machinetheinsanechildwasdroppedinto>
<closeupofHARE>
HARE:We'vedonenothingofthekind.It'stheHatter.
He'sgonequitemad,ifIdosayso.Speakingof
which,howistheQueenofHeartsnotlikeatyphoon?
<ALICEstillstaresatthemachine>
ALICE:Botharepowerful,destructive,and
indiscriminatelycruel.Butthetyphoondoesn'tmean
tobe.
HARE:Goodanswer.Wrong,butgood.
<ALICEwalksawayfromthemachine(anditsconveyor
belt)andapproaches
DORMOUSE>
ALICE:Oh,Ibegyourpardon.Youareinrealdanger.
Whereisyourhost?
DORMOUSE:Realdanger?Arewe?Really?Hare,Iwish
togohome.
<inthebackground,arobotrollsoffthemachine's
conveyorbeltanddropsoutofsight>
DORMOUSE:EvidentlyIhavewornoutmywelcome.
<ALICEwalksovertoHARE>
HARE:TheHatterwillbehereat6.Sharpasclockwork.
<camerapullsbacktoshowtheswitchbetweenHAREand
DORMOUSE>
DORMOUSE:Missesnoopportunitytodenyusourtea.
Mostcruel,I'msure.Andhismedicinemakesme
tired...

<whenALICEpullstheswitch>
<camerazoomsinasabarredgatelifts>
<camerapansbytheMadHATTER,whomakesanannoyed
sound,thenhitsagiantkeywhichspins,thendrops
intoaslotintothefloor>

<backinthelab,HAREgetsrepeatedlydunkedintoa
vatofliquid,pulledout,thenshocked,whilean
electroderepeatedlylowersandzapsDORMOUSE>

<whenALICEapproachestheslotinthefloorandthe
newlyopeneddoorbehindit>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:QuickasMercury:andmadfromit...among
otherthings.Heisobsessedwithtime.Findhim.Or
yourowntimemaybeshort.
<CHESHIRECatdisappears>

<whenALICEopensdoortoGRYPHON'sprisoncage>
ALICE:Thosetwoseemtobarelycomprehendtheir
situation.
GRYPHON:They'reblitheringidiots.ButtheHatter
doescomeat6onthedot.
ALICE:Forhistea?
GRYPHON:No.Tocheckhiscruelexperiements.With
gears,springs,levers,andmechanicalgizzards,he
seeksanimpossibleprecisionlikeawatchmaker
obsessedwithinfinitesimalfractionsofseconds,ora
mathematicianwhotriestosquarethecircle.He'll
turnalltheinhabitantsintohisautomatons,orkill
themintheattempt.
ALICE:That'ssimplyawful.6o'clock,yousay?
GRYPHON:6precisely,bythatclock.
ALICE:Hmm...Perhaps6comesearlytoday.

<aftersinkingthe4sugarcubesandpullingthe
switch>
<theclockhandsadvanceto6o'clock>
<intheGRYPHON'sprison,theclockinthefloorshows
6o'clock>
<thedoorbehindALICEopenstoshowagreenportal>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:EvenIknownotwherethemissingpieceof
theEyeStaffisconcealed.Butifasegmentwere
secretedamidstevilandmadness,Iwouldexpectto
findithere.

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06bAboutFace

<whenALICEobtainsthenextpartofJabberwock'sEye
Staff>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:TheStafflacksonlytheJabberwock'seye.
Throughhehastwo,Iunderstandhe'squitefondof
themboth.Idoublttimewillchangehismind.
Speakingofwhich,whereistheHatter?
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>
<MadHATTERappears>

<whenALICEkillstheMadHATTER>
<MadHATTERstiffens,mechanicalpartsfallfromhis
hat,thenhisheadexplodesandMadHATTERtopplesto
theground>

<whenALICEobtainstheDeadtimeWatch>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:Thisuniquewatchstopstime...foratime.
Unlikedeath...timemoveson.Thosewhostoodstill
withtimemoveonalso...unlessthey'redead.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

<whenALICEentersthegreenportal>
<camerashowstheGRYPHON'scageopening>
<GRYPHONlandsinfrontofALICE>
GRYPHON:Withgratitude,Iofferyoumyservices.
ALICE:Promiseonlywhatyou'repreparedtodeliver.
<ALICEgesturestoherself>
ALICE:IamdestinedtobattletheRedQueen.The
outcomeisuncertain.
GRYPHON:Youwon'tfightalone.Permitmetoserveas
yourcommander.I'llmustertheforceswhose
allegianceyourcourageandskillhavealreadywon.
ALICE:Howshallweprepareforbattle?
GRYPHON:AnassaultontheQueendependsonbreaching
thegatestoherkingdom.OnlytheJabberwock'sEye
Staffcanprythemopen.Ifyouopenthegates,I'll
leadthetroupstovictory.Letusrightthewrongsof
thisworld,together.
<ALICEgetsontheGRYPHON'sbackandtheytaketothe
air>
<GRYPHONpausesattheroofofthechamber,releasesa
burstofblueflamewhichsmashestheroofopen,and
theyflyaway>

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07aBurningCuriosity

<GRYPHONandALICEflyoverarockylavariddled
landscape>
<bothALICEandGRYPHONareontheground>
GRYPHON:Recruitwhateveralliesyoucan,Alice.We'll
needthemall.I'llreturnwithreinforcements.Take
heart.
<GRYPHONfliesaway,leavingALICEontheground>

<whenALICEapproachesashaftoflightintherocky
tunnel>
<camerazoomsinonacave>
ORACLE(unseen):Thetimeofactionhasarrived.You
shouldnotwasteaday.
Nolameexcuesesdoyoucontrive,nortoleratedelay.
<CHESHIRECatappearsbesideALICE>
ALICE:IttalkslikeI'monholiday,Cat.Wandering
about,havingabitoffun.Theoracle'sanidiot.
CHESHIRE:Confrontwhatfrightensoroffendsyou.
Recklessorinsultingtalkshouldnevergo
unchallenged.
<CATERPILLARemergesfromcave,completewithfezand
hookah>
ALICE:You?Bizarrecreature!Iwasbeginningtolike
you.
CATERPILLAR:Likemeordon't.Butbelieveme.The
Jabberwockmustbeeliminatednow.Blowopenthe
gatesandconfronttheQueen.
ALICE:Idon'thavethefinalpieceoftheStaff.
Withouthiseye,howcanitbedone?
CATERPILLAR:Idon'tknow.Butyoumust.The
situationisurgent.
ALICE:Whatgoodareyoutome?I'msupposedtoattack
thisferociouscreature;butI'mnotevensurethisis
myfight.
CATERPILLAR:It'snooneelse's,Alice.Onlyyoucan
saveyourself.
ALICE:Savemyself?Fromdeath?Isthatit?Isthat
whyI'vecomehere?I'mnotafraidtodie.'times
I'vewelcomeddeath.
CATERPILLAR:Notdeath.
ALICE:Whatthen?Afateworsethandeath?I'mnot
stupid.Don'tmakemethinkyouare.
CATERPILLAR:Thinkwhatyouwill.Butknowthis.You
withdrewfromyourworldafterthefirebecauseyou
couldnotbearyourterribleloss.Whenyouanswered
Rabbit'scall,youbegantoemergefromyourtragedy.
Stayonthispath,Alice.Saveyourself,andyouwill
saveWonderland.Youwillrestoreusall.
ALICE:WhatI'vebeenfeeling,Iambeginningto
understand.Ibrokethisworld;andonlyIcanrepair
it.
CATERPILLAR:Gowell,Alice.TheJabberwockwaits.
WithGryphonasyourpartner,youhavereasontohope
forsuccess.He'sthestrongestamongus.

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Gryphon'sanidealpartner.PerhapsI'lljust
retreatforanap

CHESHIRE:TheQueen'sguardianrarelyleaveshisfilthy
lair.

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07bJabberwock'sLair

JABBERWOCK:You'vekeptmewaiting,Alice.Haveyou
neverheardthatpunctuality'savirtue?
<JABBERWOCKandALICEstandonaplatformsuspended
overagapingvoidandcircledbyburningwalls>
ALICE:Youandmydentist'sassistanthavemuchin
common.
<JABBERWOCKprowlsaroundtheplatform>
JABBERWOCK:You'rehabituallylate,aren'tyou?
Betweenyourdimwitteddaydreamingandyourpreening
vanity,thehoursjustflyby;there'sbarelytimefor
anythingelse.
ALICE:Thatthebestyoucando?Hurlsecondrate
insults?Theydon'thurt...
JABBERWOCK:Yourfamilywasexpectingyoutocometo
them,weren'tthey?
Perhapstheythoughtyoumightwarnthemofthe
danger...beingclosetothesource,asyouwere.But
theywaitedinvain,didn'tthey,anddiedfortheir
trouble.
ALICE:Wewereallasleep.Itwasanaccident...I...
JABBERWOCK:Youselfish,misbegotten,andunnatural
child!Yousmelledthesmoke.Butyouwerein
dreamlandtakingteawithyourfriends.Youcouldn't
bebothered.Yourroomwasprotectedandspared
whileyourfamilyupstairsroastedinaninfernoof
incrediblehorror.
ALICE:(wail)Noooooooooooooooo...

<whenALICEinflictsenoughdamagetoJABBERWOCK>
<JABBERWOCKknocksALICEtothefloorwithaswipe>
<asJABBERWOCKstalkstowardhelpessALICE,GRYPHON
suddenlyfliesinandattacks,rippingoutoneof
JABBERWOCK'seyesinasprayofblood>
<JABBERWOCKquicklyfliesawayandescapes>
<GRYPHONstandsinfrontofALICEastheJABBERWOCK's
eyefloatsnearby>
GRYPHON:Hurry,Alice.TheEyeStaffisyours.The
troopsaregathered,everythingisready.I'lldeal
withtheJabberwock.Youareourchampion.
LeadustovictoryinQueensland.
<GRYPHONfliesaway>

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Thevilecreatureisakiller.Andevenhis
wordscanwound.

CHESHIRE:It'simpolitetokeeproyaltywaiting.But
thepriceofgoodmannersmaybetoohigh.ThisQueen's
arealbitch.

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07cCaterpillar'sPlot(pt2)

<whenALICEobtainstheBlunderbuss>
CHESHIRE:Ablunderbussinthehandsofablockhead,is
acatastrophewaitingtohappen.You'renota
bunderhead,butexercisegreatcare.

<whenALICEapproachestheripplingwall>
GRYPHON(vo):...onlytheJabberwock'sEyeStaffcanpry
themopen...

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:Youmayhavemissedsomething.What'srubbish
tooneissalvationtoanother.

CHESHIRE:Look,Alice.Thoughhisellipticalessenceis
unrecognizable,it'swrongtothinkhimworthless.

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08aMajesticMaze

<<CHESHIRECatHintatstartingpoint>>
CHESHIRE:FindtheQueen.Ignoreherpledgeto
decapitateintruders,atyourperil.

(nodialogue)

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08bAirborneTerror
<camerapansacrosstallchamber,thenzoomsinon
CHESHIRECat>
CHESHIRE:Ridethethermaldraftslikeagyrfalcon.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes>

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08cMystifyingMadness

<<CHESHIRECatHintatstartingpoint>>
CHESHIRE:TheQueen.TheQueen.Mylowerincisorsfor
theQueen.Whereisthatwretchedcreature?

<whenALICEpullsswitch>
<camerapansthroughalargepipe,aroundtwobends,to
showanopeninggatewithaheartshapedMetaEssence
crystalbeyond>

<whenALICEstepsonplatformunderaglowingheart>
<camerashowsthegatesblockingthegreenportal
opening>

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08dWaterLogged

<camerazoomsinonCHESHIRECat,sittingonaledgein
frontofapipelid>
CHESHIRE:Turtleprovedthatbeingareptilehas
advantages.

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08eLabyrinthineRevenge

(nodialogue)

<<CHESHIRECatHintslocationunknown>>

CHESHIRE:LookfortheQueen,butremember:Shealso
haseyesforyou.

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08fMachinations

<camerazoomsinonCHESHIRECatinroomfullofmoving
gears>
CHESHIRE:Timetojumpintimetojumpthroughtime...
I'mdizzy.

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09aRoyalRage

<camerapansbyALICE>
<GRYPHONandJABBERWOCKfaceoff>
<GRYPHONengagesinaerialcombatuntilJABBERWOCK
landsafatalblowwhichknocksGRYPHONtotheground>
<GRYPHONlandsanagreenslabofrockinthemiddleof
arockplatform>
<JABBERWOCKfliesoveranddestroysthewoodenbridge
offtheplatform,thenlandstotauntALICE>
JABBERWOCK:Howtypical.Howfoolishyouweretothink
youcouldovercomeyourguilt.

<afterJABBERWOCKtopplesoverdead>
<ALICEkneesbesidethemortallywoundedGRYPHON>
GRYPHON:You'vedestroyedherguardian,Alice,and
avengedmydeath.Entertheultimatebattle.
ALICE:MustIfighton?Can'ttheRedQueenbe
persuadedtosurrender?
GRYPHON:Truewordsandlogicrarelydefeatevil
intent.Sheisstillstrong.
Andsomanyhavebeenharmed.Theywantrevenge,which
wecalljustice.Shemadethisworld,andshemust
pay.Youmustleadourforcesagainsther.
ALICE:I'mnotsureIknowhowtolead.
GRYPHON:Doyourbest,Alice.Youcanonlydoyour
best.Youcanalwaysdo...best.
<GRYPHONdies>
<ALICEsobsingrief>

<afterthedrawbridgelowers>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:WithoutGryphon,ourforcesareleaderless
andabattlehasbegun.
Deliverfromthisevil,orletusperish.

<whenALICEapproachesthecastlegates>
<adeadCardGuardfallsinfrontofthegatefrom
above>

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09bBattleRoyale

<ALICErunsalonganarrowrockpathabovelava>
<thepathcrumbles,cuttingoffthewaybe>
<ALICElooksdownalonglavafilledvalleyandthe
narrowzigzagrockpathabovethelava>
<awhitepawnfliesoffthecastlewallintothelava>
<sceneofwhitechesspiecesfightingwithCardGuards>

(nodialogue)

=======================================================
09cAscension

<whenALICEstepsonbrownplatform>
<camerashowstheplatformrisingupalongspiralling
shaft>

(nodialogue)

=======================================================
09dCastleKeep

<ALICEandtheplatformreachthetopoftheshaft>
<CHESHIRECatappears>
CHESHIRE:TheQueen.TheQueen.Mylowerincisorsfor
theQueen.Whereisthatwretchedcreature?
<asCHESHIRECatwalksoff,itvanishes>

<whenALICEapproachestheswitchoverlookingthe
mirrorandportraits>
CHESHIRE:Onlyafewfindtheway;somedon'trecognize
itwhentheydo,somedon'teverwantto.

<whenALICEpullstheswitch,theheartshapedmirror
rotatestopointtoaportrait>

<afterALICEdestroysthepicturesoftheTWEEDLE
Twins,theMadHATTERandthe
JABBERWOCK,theexitdoorsopen>

<whenALICEapproachesthelargebronzedoors>
<CHESHIRECatappearsandwalkstowardALICE>
CHESHIRE:BraveryandIarenotonintimateterms.
<CHESHIRECatturnsaroundandsitsdowninfrontof
ALICE>
CHESHIRE:Mynaturalcuriosityistemperedwithcaution
thusI'velivedlong.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes,thenreappearstoALICE'sleft>
CHESHIRE:Butnow,ignoringmyinstincttofleeorfib,
Ispeakthetruthwithoutregardtoconsequences.Your
couragedeservesnoless.
<CHESHIRECatvanishes,thenreappearstoALICE's
right>
CHESHIRE:Youhavesufferedgreatpainandyou've
causedsome.You'veendureddeepgriefandfeelingsof
guilt.
<thedoorsbehindCHESHIRECatslowlyopen>
CHESHIRE:Butyouwillbetestedbyamorewrenching
anguish,Alice.Thereisworsetocome.Youandthe
RedQueencannotbothsurvive.Youaretwopartsof
thesame...
<somethinglongandredslamsintoCHESHIRECat,
decapitatinghim>
<ALICEstaresblanklyastheCHESHIRECat'sheadlands
nearherfeet,thendropstoherkneesshakingher
head,thenburiesherfaceinherhandsandstarts
weeping>
ALICE:(wail)Noooooooooooooooo...

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09eHeartofDarkness

<camerapansbyALICEassheadvancestowardtheRed
Queenonherthrone>
ALICE(vo):WhoamI?
<themonstrousREDQUEENleansfoward>
REDQUEEN:Offwithherhead!
<REDQUEEN'smaskfallsoffassherisesoffher
throne>
<camerapullsback,showingtheREDQUEENasapuppet
likefigureontheendofamassivetentacle>
<partofthethroneroomfloorcollapses,separating
ALICEandtheREDQUEEN>

<whenALICEinflictsenoughdamageontheREDQUEEN>
<theREDQUEENgoeslimpasthebigtentaclethrashes
wildly,thensagstotheground>
<ALICEapproachestheREDQUEEN>
<bluewhitesparksleapfromtheREDQUEENtoward
ALICE>
<ALICEisenvelopedinaglowingarmorlikeauraanda
circlingspark>
<thebigtentaclesuddenlypullsbackanddisappears
intotheholeinthethrone>
<somethingshootsoutofthehole,knockingALICEto
theground>
<ahideousskulllikeheadwithglowingeyesemerges
fromthethrone>
<theskulllikehead'smouthopenswide,exposingthe
MadHATTER'sface>
<theMadHATTER'smouthopensexposingALICE'sown
face>
REDQUEEN:IruleWonderlandalone.Yourinterference
willnotbetolerated.
Thisrealmisforgrownups;raw,wellordered,
ruthless,careeningonthejaggededgeofreality.
Selfpityingdreamersarenotwantedhere.
<ALICEsagstoherknees>
REDQUEEN:Theycannotsurvivehere.
<closeupofthetriplefacedREDQUEEN>
REDQUEEN:Youfearthetruth.Youliveinshadows.
Yourpatheticattemptstoreclaimyoursanityhave
failed.
<closeupofALICEsobbing,herfaceburiedinherhands
andshakingherhead>
REDQUEEN:Retreattothesterilesafetyofyourself
delusions,orriskinevitableannihilation.
REDQUEEN:Ifyoudestroyme,youdestroyyourself!
Leavenowandsomehollowpartofyoumaysurvive.
Stay,andIwillbreakyoudown;youwillloseyourself
forever.
<REDQUEENwithdrawnsintotheholeinthethrone>
<ALICErisestoherfeet,looksawaybriefly,then
looksupandrunsforward>
<closeupofthegianttentacled2ndformoftheRED
QUEENinablackvoid,surroundedbyaringofrock
islands>

<whenALICEkillsthe2ndformoftheREDQUEEN>
<theREDQUEEN'sbodygoeslimp,thentwitchesand
thrashesbeforeexploding>
<abrilliantwhiteglowenvelopesALICE>
<ashockwaveexpandsfromALICE,turningthebarren
rocktogreengrass>
<theLandofBrimstone(whereALICEobtainedthe
Jabberwock'sEyeStaff)turnsintoalushgreen
landscapewithwaterandblueskiesastheGRYPHON
soarsby>
<inthePaleRealm,theskyturnsblueandthewhite
chesspieces,includingtheWhiteKingandWhiteQueen,
appear>
<inthefoggyPoolofTears,thegiantweepingstatue
ofALICEtransformsintoanormalsmilingAlice,the
skiesturnblue,andthecamerapansbyalive(and
healthierlooking)WhiteRABBITasBILLstandsnear
ALICE'sstatue>
<intheGnomes'town,thegreenslimeturnstoclear
waterandlightsbrightenasthecamerapansbythe
CHESHIRECat,theELDER,andtheGnomes(nowstanding
straight,relievedoftheirlocksandglowingrocks)>
<ALICEstandsongreengrass,surroundedbythe
CHESHIRECat,WhiteRABBIT,Mad
HATTER,CATERPILLAR,MockTURTLE,BILL,andtwoCard
Guards>
<scenechangestoabookillustrationversionofthe
grouppicture>
<camerapansupthebookpagetoshowthechaptertitle
"XIIHAPPLILYEVER
AFTER">
<camerapansdownbookpagetoshowthefollowingtext>
"YEA,ALICE!You'vesavedus!"
Andshehaddonemorethanthat,sheknew...
Shehadsavedherselfaswell.
THEEND
<camerapullsbackasALICEclosesthebook,hereyes
closedandhermouthsmilingasthesunshinesdownon
her>
<holdingthebookinherleftarm,ALICEbendsdownand
scoopsuptheblackcatbesideherwithherrightarm>
<ALICEtucksthebookunderherleftarm,picksupthe
suitcasebesideher,andwalkspurposefullyoutofthe
RutledgeAsylum>

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4:CheshireCatRandomHintDialogue

Ifthereisn'tahintspecificallyassignedtoagiven
location,usingtheCheshireCathelpkeywillcause
theCheshireCattoappearandofferarandomcomment
fromthefollowinglist.

CHESHIRE:Everyadventurerequiresafirststep.Trite,
buttrue,evenhere.

CHESHIRE:Whentheremarkableturnsbizarre,reason
turnsrancid.

CHESHIRE:Whatissoughtismostoftenfound...ifit
istrulysought.

CHESHIRE:Onlyafewfindtheway;somedon'trecognize
itwhentheydo;somedon'teverwantto.

CHESHIRE:There'sanuglynameforthosewhodothings
thehardway.

CHESHIRE:Theuninformedmustimprovetheirdeficit,or
die.

CHESHIRE:Totheroyalguardsofthisrealm,weareall
victimsinwaiting.

CHESHIRE:Onlythefoolishbelievesufferingisjust
wagesforbeingdifferent.

CHESHIRE:Onlythesavageregardtheenduranceofpain
asthemeasureofworth.

CHESHIRE:Onlytheinsaneequatepainwithsuccess.

CHESHIRE:Tellyourself,I'veseenworseatRutledge's.
Prevarication,inthisinstance,mayhelp.

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5:GameManualBackgroundStory

+++
|GameManualBackgroundStory|
+++

4November1864

ReceivedConfirmationfromthesuperintendentthatI
willbegiventheopportunitytotreataverytroubled
anddifficultpatient.DubiousHonour!Hernameis
Alice,andherprognosisisnotpromising.After
lookingatherfile,
I'mastonishedshehassurvivedthislong.Shehasbeen
nearlycomatoseforayear.

"WouldIhaveadmittedherhadIknownthenwhatIknow
now?"3/10/73

11November1864

Muteonastretcher,withherheadcuriouslybandaged,
Aliceseemstoclingprecariouslytolife.Herburns
havehealedremarkablyintheyearsincethefire,but
shelanguishesinadeeptrancelikedementia.It'sas
iftheblazeconsumedhersenseswholesale.Deaf,dumb
andblindtoallstimulation,she'safairmatchfor
theinfirmary'sgloom.Inafrenziedinstant,a
cankeredfelinepouncedonAlicewhileshewasaboutto
becarriedinside.Startledbythecat'syowl,the
bearerslosttheirgripanddroppedthewretchedgirl
totheground.Mostcurioustobehold,thecatstood
atopAliceasifclaimingterritorialright,orasif
defendingarodentcapturedintheday'shuntfrom
otherhungrypredators.Onlywhenanorderlythreatened
itwithastickdidthecreaturescamperintoanearby
hedge.Eventhenthecatcrouchedbeneaththe
shrubbery.Witheyesagape,itfixedonAliceasifit
hadsomevitalinterestinourproceedings.

"ItpaystoheedthefelinesomethingI'velearned
overtheyears."21/10/73

14November1864

Heronepossessionisatoyasooty,stuffedrabbit
whosesinglebuttoneyedanglesfromaloosethread.
Playthingfromhertimeofinnocence,andheronlylink
tolifebeforethefire,therabbitisnowsentinelto
Alice'sdeepeningdementia.

"Therabbitmayproveavaluableinstrumentforshock
therapy.Ishouldhavenoticeditsooner"21/10/73

8December1864

WhenIholdaflametohereye,nothinginhervacuous
gazeberraysthefaintestglimmerofresponse.Iclapa
pairofblocksatherear.Nothing.
Neitherhersightnorherhearingappeartobedamaged,
stillsheregistersnothingatall.Therumour(passed
onbyReverendMottleamongstothers)allegesthatshe
feelsnothingnotpain,orfearorothertormentsis
neithercrediblenorkind.Still,sheisfar,fargone,
thisone.

10December1864

Thoughsheappearsweak,shemusthaveastrong
constitutiontohavesurviveduntilnow.Herfever
persists,herbreathingheavesviolentlyattimesand,
evenaftermorethanayearofhealing,burnsso
massivecommonlycausegreatdiscomfort.You'dnever
imagineshe'sinanydistress,though,thewayshelies
there,aslifelessasaBritishMuseummummy.I
daresay,however,thatI'llstirherfromherdreamery,
eveniftheresponseisinvoluntary.I'llbegin
tomorrowwithasteadytreatmentofcoldplastersand
bloodletting.Thebleedingmightcausesomereliefto
herdementia.Ialsohaveanewshockapparatusthat
I'dliketotryonher.I'mcurioustoseehowshe
reactstothistreatment.

6January1865

Anotherpatientdiedinthenight.I'dbeentreating
herwiththesamepotionIintendforAlice.Ihadbeen
quitecertainshewasimprovingwitheachsubsequent
vial,sothisdevelopmentisquitevexing.Perhapsthe
strongermixturewastoomuchforherchronicallyweak
chest.Alittlemoreexperimentationisinorderbefore
IfeedthisserumtoAlice.

"Alittlelesslaudanumandalittlemorecamphormight
havesparedher"
13/12/73

23February1865

Throughthewindowsofmylaboratory,Icanglimpsethe
gardenward.NurseDisleadingagroupofchildrento
theairingroom.Ilistentogreatshufflingoffeeton
thepebblepath.WillAlice,Iwonder,everstrollthe
groundswiththeothers?Willsheeverregainher
senses?Or,fortherestofherdayswillsheremain
cloisteredbehindthesethick,greywalls?Basedonher
progresssofar,itseemsfutiletoholdoutmuchhope
foracure.

"LittlecouldIhaveimaginedhermindwouldeventually
gambolinunimaginableforestsandgardens"27/1/74

23March1865

Nothingseemstoaggravatethegirl.I'vetried
restrainthandcuffs,leglocksandstraightjackets.
I'vetriedsolitaryconfinement.Ontheotherhand,
I'veallowedhertosmellfreedom,leavingherfor
hoursatatimeunattendedinthegarden.Yetnothing
stirsher.Istillhaveanumberofmethods,someof
whichIhaven'tengagedinsincetheolddays,butI'm
beginningtodoubtanythingcanbringaboutachangein
thisone.

1April1865

EachyearonthispeculiardayIpauseexactlyatnoon
accordingtomypocketwatchtopondertheabsurdity
ofsuchaday.Isitnotironicthatwehereshould
celebrateaholidaydedicatedtofools?Thegirlhas
shutdowncompletely.Ifitwerepossible,I'dsay
AlicehasretreatedevenfurtherintowhattheEuropean
practitionersofpsychiatrycallher"psyche".I'll
keeptryingdifferentmethods,butunlessthere'ssome
sortofmarkedimprovement,there'snoreasontohope.
I'lldocumentprogress...ifindeedthereeverisany
progress.

7September1873

Afteryearsofslumber,shechoosestospeaktouse
withapicture,adrawingofsomesortofcat.Really,
though,it'snothinglikeanycatI'veeverseen.

"Evenadrawingsobizarrecouldn'tforeshadowthe
imaginingstocome"29/3/74

10September1873

WhileAlicenappedfollowingherafternoonsedation,
NurseDtookitupontoreplacetherabbit'smissing
eye.Evenafterlivingsomanyyearsinaninfirm
population,itcanstillsurprisemewhenaseemingly
trivialactcantriggersucharemarkablereaction.
Alicewokefromhernapandbegantosobhysterically.
"Tellme,child,what'swrong?"pleadedNurseD."What
isit,dear?"Inaninstantofsemiawareness,Alice
spokeasortofpoetry.

"Intotheholeagain,wehurriedalongourway/Intoa
oncegloriousgardennowseepdindarkdecay"

Shecontinuedtocry,anditwasonlywhenNurseD
pluckedthenewlystitchedeyefromtherabbit'sface
thatAlicefellbackintohercustomarystate.

"Withsuchbehaviour,maybeitwasamistaketostir
thesewatersandawakenher"29/3/74

Idon'tknowwhethertocheeratthisresponseany
responseorgrowalarmedovertheintensityofher
emotionaloutburst.Atleastwediscoveredonething:
Shecanspeak.

11September1873

Whensheissoinclined,Alicecandraw.Thismorning
anotherofAlicesartisticphantasmagoriasgreetedme.
Whatisitshe'srendering?Icanonlythinkit'sa
depictionofhernightmareofHell.

15October1873

ApproachingAlice'sroom,Iheardthemuffledsoundsof
laughter.Apairoforderlieswerecursingatherand
threateningherwithleatherstraps.It'seasytosee
thatthispairwasweanedfromthesameteat.Alice
didn'trespondtotheirtomfoolery;andtheorderlies
werenotimpressedbymyreprimand.Goodhelpisso
hardtofind.

18October1873

TheSuperintendentpaidavisit.Thesmellofhis
perfumedhandshakeisstillinmynostrils.Hedoesn't
visitoften,butwhenhedoeshearrivesunannounced
andremainsoverlong.Typically,heflouncesthrough
theinfirmarypretendingtobeinterestedinthiscase
orthat.Thistime,herequestedtoseeAliceandasked
fortheleeches.Whensherefusedtostir,the
Superintendentstretchedwidehismouthinayawnof
infiniteboredom.WhenIdisplayedsomeofherrecent
artwork,theSuperintendent'sattentionwascaught
againasifsomeonejabbedhisfattypalmwithahot
poker.

"Hewasinaveryagitatedstatewhenhedeparted"
7/4/74

24October1873

NurseDhasbeenlisteningfromoutsidethedoor.
Alice,itseems,hasbeenmutteringinarticulately.
Thoughnoonecanunderstandher,it'slikelyshe's
addressingtheoneeyedhare.

26October1873

Hercaseisnotoverlyremarkable...atleastnotwhen
comparedtothecountlessotherpatientswholive
withinthesewalls.Iamnotminimisinghertragedy
theundeniablestrainisenoughtosetanyone'smind
askew.Imaginethehorrorofhearingthepiteouscries
ofyourentirefamilytrappedintheirburning
bedroomsandbeingunabletohelp.Alicecertainly
heardsuchscreams.Iimagineshe'sbeenhearingthem
fortenyears.

"Lookingback,Iretractthisstatement.HercaseIS
mostremarkable"7/4/74

3November1873

Iheartheclocktickingonward,pastmidnight,and
thenI'msuddenlyawareofothersounds.Inthebarren
pitofthenight,themostdisturbedmindsarealive
throughouttheasylum.Aliceisn'tstirring,soI
listentothebloodcurdlingshrieks,thehaunting
clankofshackles,theinsanegroaning,insufferable
babbleandlunaticmutterings.Aftertheinitial
convulsions,Alice'sbodyagainappearslifeless.Ifit
weren'tforthesporadicutterancesinhersleep,I'd
holdthemirrortohermouth.It'simpossibleto
comprehendwhatshesays.Itsoundslike"tooglum"or
"throughhim"or"boojum".Nonsensereally.Isita
person'sname?Aplace?Orsimplysomeconjuringof
thisravingdelirium?Iyelltheutteranceintoherear
andprickhershoulderwithaneedleshegasps,but
herspeechdoesnotbecomeanyclearer.

"Boojum!Buthowdoessheconstructsuchfantasies?"
11//4/74

Thepotioncoursesthroughherblood.Sittinginthis
coldroomremindsmeofthelasttreatmenthere.The
shreddedpaddingrecallstomymindthepatientwho
believedratsspoketohimtheylivedinthepadding,
hesaid.Indeed,hebelievedthespiritsofhis
ancestorsspoketohimthroughtherats.Afterthe
trepanation,hestoppedhavingsuchdelusionsandwas
removedtotheDormitory.
Aliceremainsquiet.

21November1873

Onceagain,theorderlieswereuptotheirusual
pranks.WearyofpryingopenAlice'smouth,the
orderliesstarted"feeding"Alice'stoyrabbit,
spooningporridgeontothestuffedtoy.

"Mysuspicionsareconfirmed.Thoseoafishorderlies
aretheSuperintendent'smisbegottennephews"13/4/74

Whileengagedinthisfeeding,theorderlieslearnedan
essentiallessoninasylumprotocolneverturnyour
backonapatient...nomatterhowdocilesheseems.
FrominformationI'vegathered,Alicewokefromher
comatosestateandattackedtheorderlies.Quite
venomousinheroutburst,shepursuedoneofthetwins
withaspoon.Eveninhercondition,shewasableto
deliverquiteagash.Sheclutchedthespoonlikeit
wasabutcherknife,gougingintohisfleshycheek.
Ceasinginmidattack,sheturnedthespoononherself,
diggingitintoherwrists,tryingtoopenupher
veins.Istitchedherwoundsandtendedtotheorderly.
Aliceshouldn'tsufferanypermanentphysicalscars;
it'stooearlytosaythesameabouttheorderly.

"Anoutburstsuchasthisshouldn'thavesurprisedme"
13/4/74

Shehasreturnedtoherdormantstate.NothingIsayor
docanenticehertoreliveherearlymorning
animation.

7December1873

Here'sbeenaslightchange.Hermouthisnowrelaxed,
andwecanfeedherwithoutforce.Whenit'stimefor
herelixir,sheseemstopartherlipsslightlyasif
she'sinvitingthenewpotionintoherbelly.Hardlya
cure,butanychangesymbolsprogress.

8December1873

AmangycatwaslickingatAlice'scheek.Ithissed
whenIentered,andpouncedontothewindowsillit
mustbefleshandbonesonlytosqueezethroughthe
grate.Icouldalmostperceiveasmileonitsscabbed
face.It'scurioushowananimal'scountenancecan
appearalmosthuman.Therearesomanyferalcatson
thegrounds.Iwouldn'tbesurprisediftheyoutnumber
thepatients.

"ItremindsmeofthecatthatpouncedonAlicewhen
shearrivedhere.Moreemaciatedthough."26/4/74

13December1873

Somethingintheoutdoorairmayhavestirredhe
imagination.Onherreturnsheproducedanintriguing
sketch.Onceagainsheprovessheiscapableofdoing
somethingotherthanstaringattheyellowedpainton
theceiling.

"Attimesthere'stalentinhermadness"26/4/74

15December1873

It'sbeenthreedayssinceIremovedtherabbitfrom
herroom.Wecanhearherscreamsgrowinglouder
throughthecloseddoor.

25December1873

Shehasreturnedtohertrancelikestate,withone
notableexceptionhermouthstretchesverywide
wheneveranyoneenterstheroom.Whetherit'sforthe
potionorforthefood,she'sdefinitelyinvitingmore.

"Whatshemeansbyrepeatedlywhispering"Eatme"and
"Drinkme"stilleludesme"23/7/74

17April1874

Monthspassandstillnothing.NurseD,havinglost
patiencewithmytreatments,insistsontryinga"cure"
ofherown.Shestitchedtherabbittogetherandtucked
itintobedwithAlice.

18April1874

Interestingdevelopment!Alicehasreturnedthegift,
presentingNurseDwithadrawingofarabbit,though
it'squitedifferentfromhertoy.

"Mywatch?"10/5/74

1June,1874

Outofnowhere,andasshockingasaboltoflightning
acrossaskyofpurestazure,Alicegreetedmewitha
strangegrin.Andthen,lightningboltuponlightning
bolt,shebegantoconversequitefreelyasifwe'd
beenspeakingtoeachotherlikethisfordecades.I'll
includejustasmatteringofremarksasevidence,not
thattheburdenofproofiswithmeinthisfoul
courtroom.
"BewaretheSnark'spoisonousspit...rolltheDemon
Dicewiselyorthegameturnsonyou...notethe
Centipedehasatenderunderbelly...Ienjoythetaste
ofmushrooms,butnottheonesthatbiteback."

Regrettably,Icannotregardthismaniacaloutpouring
asanimprovementinhercondition.

2June,1874

It'saworldofsheer,chaoticterrorandunmitigated
bloodshedthat'stheworldsheinhabits.Sosevereare
herdelusions,sofantasticalandabsurd,thatattimes
it'sdifficultformetolisten.Shespeaksofa
nightmarerealmwhereeverythingseemsbentonher
destruction.GiganticBayonettotingantsandflesh
rendingflowers.Carnivorousfishandfirespewing
abominations.Therangeofhellishcreaturespopulating
herworldisdizzying.Theyare,onbalance,more
derangedthanthemostdemonictriptychHieronymus
Boscheverpainted.It'sasifIhavebeenwaitingand
waitingforwatertopourfromaspigot.Now,thewater
hasfinallystartedpouring,andIcannotstaunchthe
flow,nordiscoveritspoisonedsource.

7June,1874

Moreandmore,sheconfidesinme.Shedronesonand
on.Ithinktheelixirisattheproperdosagenow.At
times,sheseemstofearandloathemypresence,yet
shespeaksasifshecan'thelpherself.

8June,1874

Shespenttheafternoontellingofagrislysiege
betweenlifesizechesspieces.Havingbeenhoundedby
acyclopicpawn,itseemsshedispatchedtheoneeyed
monsteronlytobechasedmercilesslyovertheliving
chessboardbyapairofrenegaderooks.Asusual,her
descriptionwasvividbeyondcomprehension,astory
decidedlymorecompellingthananythinginFroissart's
chronicles.

11June1874

Dozingoffforafewminutesonly,Iwoketothesight
ofAlice'sfreedhandstuggingatmywatchfob.
Shacklesmightberequiredforfuturesessionsatleast
untilshebehaves.I'mtakingherpencilsaswell.
Let'sseeifthispunishmentprovokesaresponse.

12June1874

Ishouldhavepredictedthis.Withoutpencil,sheturns
topoetry.

"Mangeriddentothecore,heleadsmethroughthefray
WiththetossofaJackbomb,Iclearabominationsfrom
ourway"

Iaskedhertodescribea"Jackbomb".Cunningand
clevergirl,sheaskedmetoreturnherpencil.

15June1874

Herconversationcontainsflashesoflucidity.Certain
powerfulwords,however,causehertodipbackintoher
fantasyworld.Andawordlike"fire"can,forobvious
reasons,sethertumblingintoanabyssofsadness.

"Herconversationscanbeclear,butherdrawingsshow
nosuchprogress."
20/7/74

17June1874

Alicehurledtheteapotacrosstheroom.
"HowmanytimesmustItellyou?Ionlytaketeawith
friends!"

18June1874

Attimes,shecanbequitecivil,andsometimes
disgustinglyvile.Asanexperiment,I'vedecidedto
suspendallmedication,exceptforaheavydoseof
laudanumwhenshe'sinthefoulestoftempers.

25June1874

Perhapsmorecoldsaltwatertreatmentswillcleanse
someofthechaoticthinkingfromhermind.Shehas
beenranting.Inparticular,she'sbeenspouting
violentlyagainstsomeoneshereferstoastheRed
Queen.

"ThoughtheQueendominatesmuchconversation,Alice
refusestodescribeordrawthemonarch.Heranger,
though,knowsnolimitwhenshetalksaboutwhatshe'd
liketodototheQueen."20/7/74

19July1874

Inhermostdisturbingoutburstinquitesometime,
Aliceattackedoneofthenurseswhilebeingbathed.
Calledher"Duchess".

22July1874

FromarecentconversationwithAlice:
"Whathaveyoubeendoing,Alice?"
"Attendingtheteapartyofcourse."
"Wasitagrandparty?"
"Ohmostgrand,deardoctor.Ifearnothingandsoon
theKeepwillbeinreach."

25July1874

Hersleepisveryrestlessonenight,andthencalmas
aninfant'sthenext.
She'sbecomeconsistentlyunpredictable.

27July1874

Alicedeliveredanotherversetoherpuzzlingrhyme.
"TheytauntmeabouttheburningasifIweretoblame,
Iclearthemfrommyconsciouswiththeeloquenceofmy
flame"

28July1874

ShespokeatlengthofaplacecalledtheFungiferous
Forest.It'saplacefilledwithmushroomsthesizeor
largetrees;fungusandfoliagethatgrabsthosewho
trampleit;cavernouswastesfilledwithcreatureswho
areasdisturbedasanyI'veeverheardof.

"She'sdrawnapictureofaplacelikethis,Iseemto
recall."2/8/74

10August1874

It'sdifficultformetoconnectthemassivelypassive
Alicetotheaggressivelyassertive,powerfulperson
shedescribesinherdreams.Herexploitswiththe
knifeconjureimagesofamusketeer'sswashbuckling
panache;heractsofcouragethoseofaselflesshero.
Thesearenot"delusionsofGrandeur".Thisisno
simplemadness.Butwhat?

"Howdoesshereallyseeherselfthen?"24/8/74

12August1874

"Offwithherhead!"Thosewereheronlywordstoday.
Shewouldn'texplainwhatthismeant,thoughherface
betrayedtheviolentangerthatisusuallyassociated
withhertalesoftheQueenofHearts.

"WhatdoesitsayaboutmethatI'vegrownaccustomed
tosuchoutbursts?"
11/9/74

13August1874

EverythingIcanthinkof,Ihavedone.Treatments,
remedies,disciplinesandpleasuresnothingmakesa
difference.Alicespeakswhenandaboutwhatshewants,
recitespoetryonaseemingwhim,drawspicturesather
ownpleasure.Shedoesnothingatmycommand,
instruction,entreatyorrequest.She'sbecomevery
wilful,andnothingIdoorsaymakesadifference.I
trulydo,however,becomeimmersedinherfantastic
talesofWonderland.Iwaitforthedaywhensheclaims
victoryovertheRedQueenandherminions,when
Wonderlandwillberestored.PerhapsbythisAlicewill
cureherself,regainherbalanceandleavethisplace
ofherownvolition.Sometimessheappearstobeso
close,butatothertimesI'mcertainit'llnever
happenandshe'llspendtherestofherlifehoused
behindRutledge'sgauntbrownwalls...withme.

24August1874

"Ifit'smykeeninventionyou'dliketodestroy
I'llwithstandyourbestshot;I'vegottherighttoy"

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7:NonimplementedDialogue

Thesearesoundfilesandsubtitlespresentinthegame
files,butnotused(tothebestofmyknowledge)in
theactualgame.

AliceIdleDialogue

ALICE:PerhapsI'lljustlookaroundabit.

ALICE:Afamiliarfacewouldn'tbeunwelcome.

ALICE:CuriouserandCuriouser.

ALICE:WhereisthatRabbit?

ALICE:Tremblingsignalstimidity.I'dsmelltrouble...
ifIweren'tshakingso.

ALICE:Thisisallvaguelyreminiscent,butalien.

ALICE:AfinemesscomesfromchattingwithaRabbit.
ALICE:MyGosh.Whatwasthat?Andwhatisthatnoise?

ALICE:Ifignoranceisbliss,Imustbeecstatic.

ALICE:Itseemsonecan'tgohomeagain.

ALICE:Perhapstheasylumwasn'tsobad.

ALICE:Howcurious.Howverycurious.

ALICE:Ikeepsaying,You'veseenworseatRutledge's,
butit'sverylittlecomfort.

ALICE:Wonderingaloneisworthless.Imustact.

ALICE:Isthisweird,oramIhallucinating?

ALICE:Weirdandterrifyingaredefinitelynotthe
same.

ALICE:CuriositycankillIsuppose;butapathyis
lethal.

ALICE:Adreamdiscardeddieshard.

ALICE:Wonderland,whereareyounow?

ALICE:Thisisamostpeculiartrip.

CheshireCatInstructions/Powerups

<run>
CHESHIRE:Hastemakeswaste,soIrarelyhurry.Butif
aferretwereabouttodartupmydress,I'drun.

<swing>
CHESHIRE:Scythes,hips,andthehangman'snoosealldo
it.Whynotyou?

<jackinthebox>
CHESHIRE:Jack'safriend,buthistemperamentis
explosive.Maybebesttolethimplaybyhimself.

<jabberwockeyestaff>
CHESHIRE:Launchthisrocketagainstadistanttarget.
Itswhitehotenergydoesterribledamage.

<collecthealth>
CHESHIRE:Whoeversaystoomuchofagoodthingisnot
enough,speaksthetruth.

<collecthealth>
CHESHIRE:Whateversaystoomuchofagoodthingmust
bebad,tellsalie.

<useweapon>
CHESHIRE:Foreverytaskthere'sapropertool;
sometimesmorethanone.

<turtleshell>
CHESHIRE:Themaskwillnotfoolthewater.ButIwill
confoundyourenemieswhenyoucanswimandbreathlike
areptilewhilewearingit.

<darkenedlookingglass>
CHESHIRE:Noisycreatures,crooks,andassortedvoyeurs
wouldlovetobeinvisible.Foryoutheoptionmaybea
matterofsurvival.

<darkenedlookingglass>
CHESHIRE:Whattheycan'tsee,theydon'twanttohear.
You'lldobetterifyoubecomecorporeal.

<ragebox>
CHESHIRE:You'resufficientlyfortifiedtokicksome
ass.

<ragebox>
CHESHIRE:You'resufficientlyfortifiedtobootthese
creatures'netherregions.
<ragebox>
CHESHIRE:Threats,promises,andgoodintentionsdon't
amounttoaction.

CheshireCatSnideComments

CHESHIRE:Ican'tknoweverything.Pretendyou'rean
orphan...oh,thatwasrude;youare.

CHESHIRE:Workifyoumust.It'smynaturetounwind
fromtimetotime.

CHESHIRE:I'veheardselfrelianceisavirtue.Now
you'veheardit.

CHESHIRE:Isupposeexperienceteachesbest,learnby
doing,andsimilarclichshavemerit.Taketheir
advice.I'mbusy.