The Many Deaths of Prince Alexander
"Double, double, toil, and now we're in trouble!"


King's Quest 6 - Isle of the Crown


Standard Death Sequence

Ticket Taker: Ticket, please! (10.5 KB)

Ticket Taker: Next! (9.08 KB)

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Use the walk icon twice on the ocean.

The ocean is not as calm as it appears. Underwater currents tug at Alexander's legs. (28.2 KB)

The underwater tow is amazingly strong here. It pulls ferociously at Alexander's legs. (27.6 KB)

Before Alexander can retreat, the current grabs his legs! The shifting sand vanishes from beneath his feet! Against his best efforts, he is dragged out to sea! (44.0 KB)

The currents around the island pull Alexander under! (16.4 KB)

As Alexander struggles to the surface for the third and last time, he finds himself wishing he'd paid more attention to the warning signs of an undertow! (40.4 KB)

Nothing like getting swept off your feet... (13.2 KB)

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Dive into the ocean when the strange swimmer asks you to.

Strange Boy: Hey! Stranger! Come join me! The water is wonderful, and I can show you the way to the next island! (27.5 KB)

Alexander: Good day. I'm Alexander. What are you doing in the sea? (19.7 KB)

Strange Boy: What does it look like I'm doing? I'm swimming! (ahem) I mean... come join me! The water's wonderful! I can show you the way to the next island! (41.4 KB)

Strange Boy: Come on! Jump in! A little water won't hurt you. (15.6 KB)

Strange Boy: Come join me, if you're brave enough! (11.1 KB)

Strange Boy: What are you waiting for? I said I'd show you how to get to the next island, didn't I? (20.4 KB)

Considering the poor condition of the shore, it looks like the easiest way to get into the water is to just jump off the pier. (30.5 KB)

Strange Boy: Glad you could join me! Ha, ha, ha!

The powerful currents grab Alexander. Struggle as he might, he feels himself being pulled out to sea. (29.1 KB)

Strange Boy: Tee, hee, hee! Not a very good swimmer, are you? (15.6 KB)

Alexander: (glub) Help me! (15.5 KB)

Strange Boy: Sorry! I think not! Tee, hee! (13.8 KB)

As his head submerges for the third time, Alexander finds himself pondering the wisdom of going out on a limb for a stranger. (32.7 KB)

Alexander couldn't handle those currents. That boy must be an unbelievably strong swimmer! (24.8 KB)

[Screenshots]

Walk off of the end of the pier after the strange swimmer is gone.

The currents around the island pull Alexander under! (16.4 KB)

As Alexander struggles to the surface for the third and last time, he finds himself wishing he'd paid more attention to the warning signs of an undertow! (40.4 KB)

Nothing like getting swept off your feet... (13.2 KB)

[Screenshots]

GIF screenshot gallery (1.17 MB)


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