Lime Ergot by Caleb Wilson sub-Q Magazine

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Released: 2015-12-08

Duration: 15 minutes

Lime Ergot

Story by Caleb Wilson

Be a dear, lieutenant: fix me a drink.

The last two officers of a tropical colonial outpost wait for evacuation.

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Caleb Wilson's non-­interactive stories have appeared in Weird Tales, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet. He has also written interactive fiction like HOLY ROBOT EMPIRE, Starry Seeksorrow, and Six Gray Rats Crawl Up The Pillow. He can be found online at Tumblr and Twitter. He and his wife live in Illinois.


[] FAQ (may contain spoilers)

WALKTHROUGH BELOW. Spoilers ahead.  

    General guidance:
  • Examine every thing you see.
  • Try things you shouldn't try.
   
    Walkthrough (courtesy of the author):
 
examine contraption
x placard
x foliage
x skull
x orchid
x skeleton
x roots
take lime
put lime in hopper
x mallet
x hedge
x tent
x bandstand
x trumpeter
x case
take lime
put lime in hopper
x city
x exchange
x palace
x cemetery
x summit
x lime tree
take lime
put lime in hopper
give glass to general
*all is fungus*
[or]
drink cocktail
*boom*

eat lime
*ergotism*

s
s
s
*bang*

swim
*drowned*

take glass [before the drink is finished]
*bang*


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