Alabaster — 95 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

Section 2 - Questions about objects

[We also want to make sure that the player can show or ask about any object in the game and get at least one response. This involves going through the World index and checking the various objects implemented there, then going back and making sure we have at least one quip apiece. ]

why the chain chafes her is a questioning quip.

Understand "is" as why the chain chafes her. The comment is "'Why does the silver chain cut into your wrist so much? You have not been wearing it long.'".

It mentions silver chain, Snow White's wrists.

The response is "'No doubt because the Queen made it to be painful[pathetic].' She says this without defiance or self-pity.".

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It assumes silver-hurts.

demo-lantern-2 is a demonstrative quip. It mentions the lantern. The true-name is "demo-lantern-2". The comment is "'Does the light bother you?' You try holding it up near her face[set body-context to Snow White].".

The response is "She flinches away a little, but no more than you would yourself. 'As long as you do not burn me with it, no[pathetic].'".

It quip-supplies Snow White.

demo-sky-4 is a demonstrative quip. It mentions the sky. The true-name is "demo-sky-4". The comment is "'Can you make out any of the stars?'".

The response is "She shakes her head. 'But I do not need them to know which way is north and which is south — and nor do you[friendly].' It's true; long practice in these woods has taught you where the moss grows and where the land rises.".

It quip-supplies Snow White.

whether her dress will be enough for her is a weak questioning quip. The comment is "'Will your dress be enough for you, where you are going? It is not what I would have chosen to work in.'".

It mentions green dress.

The response is "'I have other clothes there. But it hardly matters. What I wear is of little importance.'".

It quip-supplies Snow White.

what the embroidery on her dress signifies is a questioning quip. The comment is "'What does the embroidery on your dress mean?'".

It mentions gold embroidery, green dress.

The response is "[if the player knows snow-white-possessed]'It is a message,' she says. 'In memory of Adam[adam-named].'[otherwise]She looks down, startled. 'It is a love-message,' she says. 'To one I lost a long time ago. He belongs to another woman; but though he spoke her name aloud, his heart cried always for me[pathetic].' [paragraph break]Which is odd, considering she is hardly old enough for long-past love-affairs[conditionally queue am-I-beautiful].[end if]".

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It assumes written-embroidery.

who the man was is a weak questioning quip. The comment is "'What man was that? Some prince who came to the court?'".

It mentions lost man.

The response is "'No.' She shakes her head as though recalling herself. 'This was before the court.'".

It directly-follows what the embroidery on her dress signifies.

It is negated by snow-white-possessed.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

It is listed.

why her skin seems so fair is a weak questioning quip.

The printed name is "why her skin is so fair". The true-name is "why her skin seems so fair".

Understand "is" as why her skin seems so fair. The comment is "'How is that your skin is so fair? I have never seen another woman who looked so like porcelain.'".

The response is "'[if the player knows snow-white-possessed]If you put a bright flame in a jar, the jar will look translucent[otherwise]I wash it every blue moon in the milk of a rooster[conditionally queue am-I-beautiful][end if].'".

It mentions Snow White's skin.

It quip-supplies Snow White.

what the symbols on the box indicate is a questioning quip.

The comment is "'If the box is able to undo magic, what are the symbols for?'"

It mentions symbols, heart-sized box.

The response is "'They are symbols of interruption and uncreation[symbols-uncreate]. There are words for stilling life, and words for unraveling the spirit from the flesh[if the player recollects what the symbols mean again]. I spoke only a few of them when you asked, but even those were enough to freeze your blood in your veins. More would have killed you, and every creature that could hear[end if]. And yet under very rare circumstances they can be used to positive purpose[if the player knows Snow-white-possessed]. The Queen intended—' But here she stops and looks sly and finishes the sentence by a different road. '— to try to use something far beyond her own understanding[end if].'".

It assumes sundering-method.

It quip-supplies Snow White.