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


King's Quest 6 - Isle of the Sacred Mountain


Walk off of the Logic Cliff steps.

That wasn't a very logical step! (11.9 KB)

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Walk off of the third-from-the-top step on the first screen of the Logic Cliffs.

Oh, no! Alexander loses his balance! (14.2 KB)

Alexander: Whooooa! (13.5 KB)

The unforgiving rocks break his long fall. (16.5 KB)

That wasn't a very logical step! (11.9 KB)

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Push the third button in the third Logic Cliff puzzle.

Alexander gets the feeling that was the wrong button. (17.3 KB)

Alexander: Oops! (6.53 KB)

What a riddle! Stones of stealth! Find a Guide, to keep your health! (25.4 KB)

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Eat the nightshade berries when the strange lady asks you to.

Strange Lady: Why do you make such an effort to climb the cliffs, young man? The Winged Ones who live on this island have the power of flight. (39.3 KB)

Strange Lady: You can have it too if only you would eat a berry from this magical flying nightshade bush! (29.5 KB)

Strange Lady: See? The sweet berries will make you float like a petal on the wind! Try some! (35.7 KB)

Strange Lady: Come, stranger, trust me! Think of what I'm offering you! (29.7 KB)

Strange Lady: Young man, you offend me! I try to help you, and you insist on being rude! (21.9 KB)

Alexander: But... who are you, matron? (10.1 KB)

Strange Lady: Who cares? Er... I mean, I am only a poor old woman who wishes you well, handsome stranger. Think of me as your grandmama, if you like. (59.2 KB)

Alexander: How can this plant give the power of flight? (13.8 KB)

Strange Lady: Listen, son! I'll be happy to answer any questions you like, but only if you at least taste these delicious berries. (39.3 KB)

Alexander: All right. I'll try some of your berries. (15.5 KB)

Strange Lady: Oh, goody! Eat quickly, dear boy, and I'll show you the way to the lord and lady of this isle! (28.6 KB)

Alexander: Wha...? (chokes) (8.26 KB)

Strange Lady: Hee, hee, hee! Slightly BITTER, pretty one? (20.3 KB)

And then there's some land I have for sale in the death bogs of Tamir... (19.6 KB)

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Eat the nightshade berries after the strange lady is gone.

Alexander decides to try some of the black berries on the plant. (17.9 KB)

A bitter taste fills his mouth. His stomach convulses in pain. (21.3 KB)

Alexander: (gasps) (5.40 KB)

As the poison takes effect, Alexander is left wondering if this is the kind of "flying" the old lady meant. (30.0 KB)

And then there's some land I have for sale in the death bogs of Tamir... (19.6 KB)

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Walk off of the top of the mountain

Alexander: Oops. (5.50 KB)

Alexander has plenty of time to rethink his logic as he falls past the riddles of the logic cliffs. (28.6 KB)

That wasn't a very logical step! (11.9 KB)

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Walk into a catacombs room with no floor.

As he walks through the doorway, Alexander gets a VERY bad feeling about this room. (24.6 KB)

Don't just wander, Alexander! Let your conscience be your Guide. (23.0 KB)

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Step on the wrong tile in the Tile Trap room.

Alexander feels the tile he's standing on shift beneath his feet. (18.1 KB)

Alexander: Uh, oh! (6.22 KB)

Three spikes and you're out! (10.9 KB)

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Follow the fake Lady Celeste into a room with no floor.

Fake Celeste: Ah! You are a human only and not the monster himself! I heard you coming and thought you were the beast. Did my father send you here to save me? (34.6 KB)

Alexander: Why, yes, he did, but how did you...? (15.6 KB)

Fake Celeste: Hush! There is no time! I think I have discovered the minotaur's secret exit from the catacombs. Follow me, and we'll both be saved! (30.7 KB)

Fake Celeste: There you are! Why do you not follow me? Do you wish for death by the minotaur? Hurry! We can tarry no longer! (29.1 KB)

Fake Celeste: So, here you still are! You are a coward and a fool! I leave you to your fate! (25.6 KB)

Alexander: That's odd. Where did she... (11.3 KB)

Alexander: GOOOOoooooooo? (10.9 KB)

Don't just wander, Alexander! Let your conscience be your guide. (23.0 KB)

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Take too long to break the Ceiling Trap.

It's a trap! The doors have sealed Alexander inside! (17.4 KB)

And the ceiling is coming down! (11.5 KB)

With a sudden lurch, the ceiling completes its descent. (16.8 KB)

Alexander: YIKES! (6.73 KB)

And presses Alexander into the floor like a bug under a heel! (18.3 KB)

Alexander never was much good at SQUASH! (14.8 KB)

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Try to break the Ceiling Trap by throwing the skull into the gears.

It's a trap! The doors have sealed Alexander inside! (17.4 KB)

And the ceiling is coming down! (11.5 KB)

Desperate to stop the crushing ceiling, Alexander throws a skull into the grinding gears. (23.8 KB)

The skull is caught between two cogs... (13.4 KB)

...The gears shriek and shutter... (12.2 KB)

...The skull begins to bulge! (11.4 KB)

Alexander: UH, OH!!! (6.53 KB)

With a sudden lurch, the ceiling completes its descent. (16.8 KB)

Alexander: YIKES! (6.73 KB)

And presses Alexander into the floor like a bug under a heel! (18.3 KB)

That skull wasn't strong enough to endure the pressure... and neither is Alexander's! (25.3 KB)

Alexander never was much good at SQUASH! (14.8 KB)

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Take too long to find a light source in the dark catacombs room.

Alexander hears the scrabble of hooves in the dark room. (15.9 KB)

Alexander: He... hello? (10.4 KB)

Caught in the dark, Alexander? (11.6 KB)

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Get caught in the lower catacombs level without a way to spy on the minotaur through the wall.

Alexander hears the sound of a wild beast again -- this time so loud that the creature itself seems to be in the same room with him. (33.2 KB)

The noises are coming from the other side of the east wall. (15.0 KB)

Too bad Alexander has no way to see what's on the other side of that wall. (21.5 KB)

The sounds shift direction and become louder to the south. (16.9 KB)

The sounds get louder still, now coming from the west. (17.4 KB)

Alexander: Uh, oh. (6.22 KB)

Minotaur: (growl) Intruder, eh? URMM, good! Just in time -- for DINNER! (32.7 KB)

Alexander: Let's not be hasty now... (10.8 KB)

Caught in a blind alley! If only Alexander could have seen what was coming... (24.5 KB)

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Use the hand icon on the rampaging minotaur.

Alexander prepares to take on the minotaur with his bare hands. (18.6 KB)

Hand-to-hand combat with a minotaur is, apparently, not a great idea. (23.2 KB)

Alexander: AAAIIEEE!! (7.34 KB)

There's something to be said for taking the bull by the horns, Alexander! (19.7 KB)

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Take too long to confront the minotaur.

Minotaur: Now you die! (10.4 KB)

Alexander: AAAIIEEE!! (7.34 KB)

There's something to be said for taking the bull by the horns, Alexander! (19.7 KB)

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Re-enter the minotaur's lair after he's gone and walk into the fire pit.

Alexander, apparently confused by being in the deserted minotaur's lair, missteps into the fiery pit! (28.4 KB)

Alexander: HHHOOOOTTTTTTTT! (10.8 KB)

From the frying pan into the fire... (12.8 KB)

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