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About the Story"You have been dead for 17 days."
In this work of gothic horror, you awaken in your coffin. Your goals are simple. Uncover the mystery of your untimely death, follow the rules as dictated by the Bone Fathers, and ultimately return home.
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Itís more prose-poetry than prose. More about the experience than the story, although there is a story that unfolds through memories you turn over in your head as you rot. Memories about a death cult, about your family history, about trees sprung from unusual soil. Piecing this together isnít as important as simply letting these narrative details eat at you like worms while the days, months, and years pass. Death here isnít an ending and itís not a beginning. Itís a state to consider.
This game could have used its fictional setting as an invitation to create some very strange mythology, but it actually doesnít wander too far, almost like itís a shadow just one or two steps removed from the real world. Itís got restraint.
Thoughtful and touching, December 19, 2016
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