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


King's Quest 6 - Land of the Dead


Let one of the wandering ghouls/zombies touch you.

Uh, oh! One of the wandering ghouls brushes up against Alexander! (20.8 KB)

The touch of the putrid flash dissolves the living matter like acid! (20.2 KB)

Alexander's mother always told him to avoid bad ghouls! (19.3 KB)

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Walk off the path into the River Styx on the path with the knight.

Alexander slips off the path and plunges into the River Styx. (19.2 KB)

As soon as the water touches his skin, Alexander's mind and body go numb. He sinks like a lifeless stone. (33.2 KB)

Hey, hey, what a fix!
Bathin' in the River Styx! (20.7 KB)

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Walk off the path into the River Styx near Charon's ferry.

Alexander slips off the banks and plunges into the River Styx. (20.9 KB)

As the black water comes into contact with his skin, Alexander feels himself going numb... from the legs up! He sinks like a stone! (39.0 KB)

Hey, hey, what a fix!
Bathin' in the River Styx! (20.7 KB)

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Take too long to convince Charon to let you in his ferry.

Uh, oh! Charon appears to be readying the boat to leave. (19.2 KB)

Alexander: Wait! I must get across the river. (13.6 KB)

Apparently, Charon doesn't intend to let travelers without fare loiter on the shores of his river. (27.1 KB)

Hey! That's not fare! (12.5 KB)

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Walk off the path into the River Styx near the Riddle Gate.

Alexander falls from the path into the River Styx. (16.6 KB)

The black water of the River Styx numbs Alexander to the bone. He sinks like a rock! (25.1 KB)

Hey, hey, what a fix!
Bathin' in the River Styx! (20.7 KB)

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Walk off the path into the River Styx after talking to the Riddle Gate.

Unable to think of any other way around the fierce Gate, Alexander decides to brave the River Styx. (31.0 KB)

Gate: You may cheat me of your flesh, human, but you can't cheat Death of your soul!

The black water of the River Styx numbs Alexander to the bone. He sinks like a rock! (25.1 KB)

Hey, hey, what a fix!
Bathin' in the River Styx! (20.7 KB)

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Try to force open the Riddle Gate.

Alexander decides to try to force the gate open. (15.5 KB)

Gate: That's very good, human! Come to me!

Gate: Mmmm! Tasty!

It must have been love at first bite! (13.3 KB)

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Walk too close to the Riddle Gate.

Alexander walks too close to the menacing Gate! (15.2 KB)

Gate: That's it, human! Come close to me!

Gate: Mmmm! Tasty!

It must have been love at first bite! (13.3 KB)

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Fail to correctly answer the Riddle Gate's riddle.

Alexander: I... I don't know the answer. (14.3 KB)

Gate: Ah, don't sound so disappointed! I will make it quick... perhaps. (35.3 KB)

Gate: YUM! (10.9 KB)

Riddle, fiddle, what to do?
Somewhere sticky, there's a clue! (25.5 KB)

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Touch the Lord of the Dead.

As though sensing Alexander's desire to touch him, the Lord of the Dead reaches out his hand. (29.2 KB)

As the Lord of the Dead's hand touches his shoulder, Alexander's mind fades to blackness. (27.6 KB)

Death waits for no man! (11.7 KB)

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Take too long to challenge the Lord of the Dead.

Lord of the Dead: The will to live is strong, is it not? Never mind. I will reach out to YOU. (46.9 KB)

The Lord of the Dead's touch fills Alexander instantly with a numbing cold and blackness. (28.6 KB)

Death waits for no man! (11.7 KB)

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Fail the Lord of the Dead's challenge.

Lord of the Dead: Your time, like your life, has just run out, "Man of Flesh". You have failed the challenge, and now you must pay the price of your arrogance. (70.5 KB)

The Lord of the Dead's touch fills Alexander instantly with a numbing cold and blackness. (28.6 KB)

"Death... where is thy sting?" Now Alexander knows... (20.7 KB)

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