You have found a book called Myst. It describes an island world in very great detail. As you put your hand on the last page, your world dissolves to black and you fall to the world that was just described. You figure that the ending has not yet been written. Now, to get out, the player has to explore what are called "ages," solve puzzles, and get out of Myst. Written by
The Surrealistic Adventure That Will Become Your World
Did You Know?
The unusual spelling comes from a shortening of "The Mysterious Island", a Jules Verne
novel and prequel to "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" which the Rand brothers' father read to them when they were young. The story, about a group of people who become marooned on the island home of Captian Nemo formed the inspiration for the game and in particular its location. See more
At the time Sirrus and Achenar became trapped in the red and blue books, both Atrus and Catherine were unable to return to Myst. So who was left to tear the pages from the red and blue books, and scatter them across the Myst worlds *after* Sirrus and Achenar were inside? See more
I realized the moment I fell into the fissure, that the book would not be destroyed as I had planned. It continued falling into that starry expanse, of which I had only a fleeting glimpse. I have tried to speculate where it might have landed, and I must admit however, such conjecture is futile. Still, questions about whose hands might one day hold my Myst book are unsettling to me. I know my apprehensions might never be allayed... and so I close, realizing that perhaps the ending ...
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