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


King's Quest 6 - Isle of Wonder


Fail to fool the Smell Gnome.

Alexander hears someone coming. (11.7 KB)

Gnomes: Five fierce guards of the isle we be! "Watch for a foreign man," said he! With ears and nose, tongue, hands, and eyes. Its nature cannot be disguised. If man it be, then man it dies! (62.0 KB)

Gnomes: Old Tom Trow, smell your smell. Do that which you do so well. (27.3 KB)

(wait too long to give an item)

Tom Trow: Alert, my brothers, as we feared! A man, a man, has landed here! (26.3 KB)

(give the gnome the wrong item)

Alexander holds the item out for the gnome with the stupendous nose. (22.1 KB)

Tom Trow: My nose can not be tricked that way! The smell of man still rules the day! (30.7 KB)

Gnomes: A man, a man, so say our nose! Into the waiting sea he goes! (25.4 KB)

The gnomes toss Alexander too far out into the sea for him to get his footing! The currents drag him under! (29.5 KB)

Guess those gnomes couldn't reach a con-SENSES! (17.0 KB)

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Fail to fool the Hearing Gnome.

Alexander hears someone coming. (11.7 KB)

Gnomes: Five fierce guards of the isle we be! "Watch for a foreign man," said he! With ears and nose, tongue, hands, and eyes. Its nature cannot be disguised. If man it be, then man it dies! (62.0 KB)

Gnomes: Listen! Hark you, Grovernor! Do your duty as you swore. With your ears, please tell us more. (37.1 KB)

(wait too long to give an item)

Grovernor: My ears can't miss that strong heartbeat! A man it is, a man we greet! (25.8 KB)

(give the gnome the wrong item)

Alexander holds the item out for the gnome with the immense ears. (22.2 KB)

Grovernor: My ears can hear nothing so clear, as the sound of a man standing here! (26.1 KB)

(play the flute)

Alexander plays the flute for the gnome with the huge ears. (19.5 KB)

Grovernor: A flute, it's true, is a harmless thing, but the man who blows it -- there's the sting! (27.8 KB)

Gnomes: A man, a man, so say our ears! We shall send him to his bier! (28.3 KB)

The gnomes toss Alexander too far out into the sea for him to get his footing! The currents drag him under! (29.5 KB)

Guess those gnomes couldn't reach a con-SENSES! (17.0 KB)

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Fail to fool the Tasting Gnome.

Alexander hears someone coming. (11.7 KB)

Gnomes: Five fierce guards of the isle we be! "Watch for a foreign man," said he! With ears and nose, tongue, hands, and eyes. Its nature cannot be disguised. If man it be, then man it dies! (62.0 KB)

Gnomes: Taste, Grump-Frump, that we might know, whether friend or whether foe. (27.5 KB)

(wait too long to give an item)

Grump-Frump: My tongue betrays this one so sly! A man it is! I tell no lie! (29.0 KB)

(give the gnome the wrong item)

Alexander holds the item out for the gnome with the oversized mouth. (20.4 KB)

Grump-Frump: My tongue dislikes this sour thing, and the taste of man all o're it clings! (32.8 KB)

Gnomes: A man, a man, so say our tongue! To the Realm of the Dead we send this one! (27.4 KB)

The gnomes toss Alexander too far out into the sea for him to get his footing! The currents drag him under! (29.5 KB)

Guess those gnomes couldn't reach a con-SENSES! (17.0 KB)

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Fail to fool the Feeling Gnome.

Alexander hears someone coming. (11.7 KB)

Gnomes: Five fierce guards of the isle we be! "Watch for a foreign man," said he! With ears and nose, tongue, hands, and eyes. Its nature cannot be disguised. If man it be, then man it dies! (62.0 KB)

Gnomes: Trilly Dilly, use your hands. Is it beast, or is it man? (26.4 KB)

(wait too long to give an item)

Trilly Dilly: My hands know what the rest do not! A man is standing on this spot! (25.0 KB)

(give the gnome the wrong item)

Alexander holds the item out for the gnome with the massive hands. (20.9 KB)

Trilly Dilly: My hands cannot be led astray. A man is here, that's plain as day! (27.0 KB)

Gnomes: A man, a man, so say our hands! We act at the vizier's command! (27.1 KB)

The gnomes toss Alexander too far out into the sea for him to get his footing! The currents drag him under! (29.5 KB)

Guess those gnomes couldn't reach a con-SENSES! (17.0 KB)

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Fail to fool the Seeing Gnome.

Alexander hears someone coming. (11.7 KB)

Gnomes: Five fierce guards of the isle we be! "Watch for a foreign man," said he! With ears and nose, tongue, hands, and eyes. Its nature cannot be disguised. If man it be, then man it dies! (62.0 KB)

Gnomes: Old Bill Batter, never fatter, vision can resolve this matter. Look you now and end this chatter! (36.8 KB)

(wait too long to give an item)

Bill Batter: Of all the senses, eyes are best! A man, I say, and hang the rest! (26.6 KB)

(give the gnome the wrong item)

Alexander holds the item out for the gnome with the enormous eyes. (21.9 KB)

Bill Batter: My eyes cannot distracted be! A MAN I see, and so say me! (26.2 KB)

Gnomes: A man, a man, so say our eyes! A man he be, a man he dies! (31.9 KB)

The gnomes toss Alexander too far out into the sea for him to get his footing! The currents drag him under! (29.5 KB)

Guess those gnomes couldn't reach a con-SENSES! (17.0 KB)

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Touch the Black Widow spider from the web close-up.

Alexander reaches out to touch the black widow. (15.0 KB)

Black Widow: Ah! How sweet the matrimony! I knew you'd change your mind! (29.8 KB)

Alexander feels the sharp prick of the black widow's teeth, then a strange, burning sensation. (27.1 KB)

Black Widow: Ah! A widow AGAIN! (18.7 KB)

Why do you think they call her a WIDOW? (11.6 KB)

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Touch the Black Widow spider from the outside screen.

Alexander reaches out to touch the black widow. (15.0 KB)

Black Widow: That's right! GO with your feelings! GET closer to me! (27.4 KB)

Alexander feels the tiny pin prick of the spider's bite and the slow burning of her poison. (25.3 KB)

Black Widow: Thanks for the memories! (20.3 KB)

Why do you think they call her a WIDOW? (11.6 KB)

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Touch the spider web.

The spider who lives there is NOT amused! (13.8 KB)

Alexander feels the tiny pin prick of the spider's bite and the slow burning of her poison. (25.3 KB)

Why do you think they call her a WIDOW? (11.6 KB)

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Walk into the spider web.

Oh, no! A black widow spider's web! (13.4 KB)

Alexander feels the tiny pin prick of the spider's bite and the slow burning of her poison. (25.3 KB)

Well, walked right into that one! (11.6 KB)

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Try to grab the scrap of paper without distracting the spider first.

Black Widow: After my goods, are you? What a greedy little man you are! (23.7 KB)

Alexander feels the sharp prick of the black widow's teeth, then a strange, burning sensation. (27.1 KB)

Black Widow: That's what you get for preferring that old scrap of paper to me! (28.9 KB)

Why do you think they call her a WIDOW? (11.6 KB)

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Walk into the swamp.

The swampy bog sinks beneath Alexander's weight. He feels himself being sucked slowly but firmly down into the muck! (33.8 KB)

As the marshy water fills Alexander's mouth, he thinks that, although he'd always wanted to try a mud bath, this is hardly what he had in mind. (34.1 KB)

Do you ever get that sinking feeling? (12.8 KB)

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Touch or walk too close to the clinging vines.

Alexander decides to examine the vines on the wall more closely. (21.4 KB)

Vines: (whine) Come CLOSER! We LIke you! (19.8 KB)

Alexander: Uh... I appreciate (cough) your enthusiasm (choke), but I'm really not interested... (gag)! (39.6 KB)

Vines: Don't LEAve us! We LIke you! (19.7 KB)

Just wanna be loved by you... (12.8 KB)

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