The year is 1960, while flying over the Atlantic ocean, average citizen Jack blacks out and awakens to discover that he is the sole survivor of a plane crash. Amidst the wreckage of his plane Jack spots and swims to a lighthouse and boards a Bathysphere that takes him deep within the ocean and into Rapture. Originally conceived as a utopia where a man would be entitled to all that he made without the interference of "parasites" by idealistic billionaire mogul Andrew Ryan. Rapture has since decayed and festered from the infectious effects of civil war and anarchy, brought about by the very ideals it citizens and it's leader embrace. Aided by a sympathetic smuggler and a rogue geneticist, Jack salvages gene altering chemicals transforming himself into a superhuman, and uses his newfound powers and abilities as well as an arsenal of weapons to fend off the vicious hordes of psychotic mutants, security robots and armored supersoldiers that resulted from Rapture's unrest while given the ... Written by
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The Rapture lighthouse in the game can be found on Google Maps by typing in the coordinates 63' 2' North 29' 55' West. See more
They told me, "Son, you're special. You were born to do great things." You know what? They were right.
References The City of Lost Children
Beyond the Sea
Music by Charles Trenet
and Albert Lasry
French lyrics by Charles Trenet
English lyrics by Jack Lawrence
Performed by Bobby Darin See more