Alabaster — 86 of 123

John Cater, Rob Dubbin, Eric Eve, Elizabeth Heller, Jayzee, Kazuki Mishima, Sarah Morayati, Mark Musante, Emily Short, Adam Thornton, and Ziv Wities

Release 1

Chapter 17 - Emily Short Nov 1

whether the Queen herself made the magic mirror is a questioning quip.

Understand "if" or "who" as whether the Queen herself made the magic mirror. The comment is "'Did the Queen make the magic mirror herself? Or did it come to her from elsewhere?'".

It mentions witchcraft, magic mirror, queen.

The response is "'Yes, and yes.' She shivers. 'It came to her as an empty vessel; she filled it. [scary][Queen-made-mirror]It is she who chose a suitable voice and soul for the mirror, and made the sacrifice of their living donor.'".

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.

whose voice the mirror hath is a questioning quip.

The printed name is "whose voice the mirror has". The true-name is "whose voice the mirror hath".

Understand "has" as whose voice the mirror hath. The comment is "'[if immediately]Whose voice is it?[otherwise]Did the Queen put someone into the mirror? Who was it?[end if]'".

It mentions magic mirror, Queen.

The response is "She shakes her head[if the player does not know snow-white-possessed] — you can't tell whether because she doesn't choose to tell you, or because she doesn't know[end if][friendly]. '[if the player knows queen-uses-people-up]As I said, the[otherwise]The[end if] Queen consumes and corrupts the people around her[queen-uses-people-up]. Some she transforms into monsters. Some she simply uses up and discards.'".

It indirectly-follows whether the Queen herself made the magic mirror.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.

what the Queen wants to achieve is a questioning quip. The comment is "'Why would the Queen harm her own servants and companions? What would be her purpose?'[unless the player knows snow-white-possessed] Snow White has, no doubt, many reasons to lie to you, but there is something entrancing about her answers all the same.[end unless]".

Understand "wishes" or "desires" as what the Queen wants to achieve.

It mentions queen, servants.

The response is "'She has long ago ceased to know what she wants to accomplish. Now she is obsessed with protecting herself — everyone seems to her a threat. Even when there is no true threat to her, she often destroys out of habit.' [Snow White smiles]. [scary][friendly]'It is partly because of the mirror. If you ever have a magic mirror of your own to endow, choose carefully what sort of advisor you make of it.' [line break]".

It indirectly-follows whose voice the mirror hath.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.

suggest that you seem not likely to make any mirrors is a weak performative quip.

The printed name is "suggest that you are not likely to make any mirrors". The true-name is "suggest that you seem not likely to make any mirrors".

Understand "I" or "am" or "are" as suggest that you seem not likely to make any mirrors. The comment is "'I am hardly likely to make any mirrors.'".

It mentions witchcraft, yourself.

The response is "Her amusement fades[angry]. 'Naturally not[if Snow White is likely to continue]. [otherwise],' she says. '[end if]At the moment, and being what you are.'".

It directly-follows what the Queen wants to achieve.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.

where the Queen got the mirror is a questioning quip. The comment is "'[if immediately]Where did the empty vessel come from, then[otherwise]If the Queen did not make the mirror originally, where did it come from[end if]?'".

It mentions magic mirror.

The response is "'I am not sure. She has not confided in me in many years. But it is old; I would not be surprised if it has had some dozens of voices before[friendly][scary]; its value is greater than all the rest of the castle and everything inside.'".

It indirectly-follows whether the Queen herself made the magic mirror.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.

that the Queen ought to guard the mirror is an informative quip. The comment is "'If the mirror is of such great value, I am surprised that she does not guard it better. She keeps it hanging openly. Anyone might take it away.' ".

It mentions magic mirror.

The response is "'Would you choose to touch it?' [paragraph break]Snow White [for eye-gest]looks amused[or breath-gest]chuckles[or walk-gest]leans toward you[end for] as you flinch involuntarily[friendly][scary]. 'Just so,' she says. 'No one who fears it would be able to steal it; and what sane person would not fear it? She is safe in her wealth.'".

It directly-follows where the Queen got the mirror.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed

whether the Queen killed someone for the mirror is a questioning quip. The comment is "'Did the Queen kill someone to make the mirror?'".

Understand "soul" or "soul in mirror" as whether the Queen killed someone for the mirror.

It mentions death, Queen, murder.

The response is "'Power comes at a sacrifice,' Snow White remarks. 'The curious thing is: the wiser and more innocent the soul you place in the mirror, the more charitable and humane its advice. But if you cannot bring yourself to perform such cruelty, and instead you endow the mirror with some embittered wretch who is a joy to no one — the sort of person you can easily live without — then you have a lifetime of its corrupting company[bad-soul-in-mirror].'".

It indirectly-follows whether the Queen herself made the magic mirror.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.

whether such magic can ever be used for good is a questioning quip. The comment is "'[if immediately]Then such magic[otherwise]It sounds as though such magic as made the mirror[end if] can never be used for good; only by monsters and by those who will become monsters.'".

It mentions witchcraft, magic mirror.

The response is "'That is not [italic type]quite[roman type] true,' she says slowly. 'But the exceptions are rare.'".

It indirectly-follows whether the Queen killed someone for the mirror.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed