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 original name of the non-human natives of the Myst universe, and their city, was spelled "Dunny" (this can be seen in some of the original Myst game filenames). This was changed to "D'Ni" when it was realized that this was a commonly used Australian slang term for toilet, although the pronunciation is still the same. See more
Although the Island of Myst was supposed to be Atrus and his family's home, there were no actual living quarters (e.g. Bedrooms, Kitchens, etc.). No place for them to sleep or eat. 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 ...