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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (opening)

[Skyrim opens with an Imperial wagon driving four prisoners down a snowy mountain pass. All are seated and bound; the one dressed in finery is gagged.] Ralof: Hey, you. You’re finally awake. You were trying to cross the border, right? Walked right into that Imperial ambush, same as us, and that thief over there. Lokir: […] Read more

Ellie and Joel interaction – The Last Of Us

Ellie: Is this really all they had to worry about? Boys. Movies. Deciding which shirt goes with which skirt. It’s bizarre. Joel: Get up, we’re leaving. C’mon. Ellie: And if I say no? [Sits properly.] Joel: Do you even realize what your life means? Huh? Running off like that. Putting yourself at risk… it’s pretty […] Read more

Fallout 4 intro – War Never Changes

War. War never changes. In the year 1945, my great-great grandfather, serving in the army, wondered when he’d get to go home to his wife and the son he’d never seen. He got his wish when the US ended World War II by dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The World awaited Armageddon; instead, […] Read more

Final Fantasy VII

Sephiroth: It’s simple. Once the Planet is hurt, it gathers Spirit Energy to heal the injury. The amount of energy gathered depends on the size of the injury… What would happen if there was an injury that threatened the very life of the Planet? Think how much energy would be gathered! Ha ha ha. And […] Read more

Final Fantasy VII— Sephiroth

It’s simple. Once the Planet is hurt, it gathers Spirit Energy to heal the injury. The amount of energy gathered depends on the size of the injury… What would happen if there was an injury that threatened the very life of the Planet? Think how much energy would be gathered! Ha ha ha. And at […] Read more

Final Fantasy: Epilogue

The time loop was served at last. The battle spanning 2000 years came to an end, and peace prevailed. The light of the four crystals revived the wind, water, earth, and fire. It all began with a trivial misunderstanding, but it was enough to open Garland’s heart of darkness. His hatred swelled with the four […] Read more

Ghosts From The Past

• Welcome to Cross-Paths, you can grab your gear now. • Look out!… You may get lost if you go inside. • You are about to unlock the ghosts from your past… Are you sure you’re ready? • Either select ‘joystick’ or ‘lever.’ • Ha ha ha… and you thought you were done… • Hmmmm…. […] Read more

Halo 4 Prologue

Open on a line of beds. They are made of plastic, with no sheets, and are enclosed by glass walls. Children inside them are sleeping. Pan to a boy sitting on one of the beds. His head is shaved and he wears a grey uniform that reads “John.” He looks up at his viewer, his […] Read more

Halo 4: Didact’s Epilogue Speech

In this hour of victory, we taste only defeat…I ask, why? We are Forerunners, guardians of all that exists. The roots of the galaxy have grown deep under our careful tending, where there is life the wisdom of our countless generations has saturated the soil. Our strength is a luminous sun, towards which all intelligence […] Read more

Halo 5 – Halsey’s Warning

Halsey: I tried to warn you this was happening…Cortana is no longer an asset, Captain. She is a danger. She has accessed the Forerunner’s Domain, a galaxy spanning network… Roland: Cortana’s alive? Halsey: …that allows her to control whatever devices caused this damage. Roland: How is she?… Lasky: The Master Chief believes she contacted him… […] Read more