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Guns and swords are taken to the crab-riders. First Mate William Hoscut takes aim at the monster on the main deck while the midshipmen swarm the one on the orlop deck. They quickly understand by the creatures' effortless reprisal that normal weapons will do little against the crab-riders. Bosun Alfred Klestil opens up the cargo deck in an attempt to herd the main deck crab-rider downward(and retrieve a special weapon). Charlie Hershtik finally foils the crab-rider crossing the orlop deck with a flaming lantern, too late to save surgeon's mate '''James Wallace''' and topman '''Jie Zhang''' from being decapitated.

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Guns and swords are taken to the crab-riders. First Mate William Hoscut takes aim at the monster on the main deck while the midshipmen swarm the one on the orlop deck. They quickly understand by the creatures' effortless reprisal that normal weapons will do little against the crab-riders. Bosun Alfred Klestil opens up the cargo deck in an attempt to herd the main deck crab-rider downward(and downward (and retrieve a special weapon). Charlie Hershtik finally foils the crab-rider crossing the orlop deck with a flaming lantern, too late to save surgeon's mate '''James Wallace''' and topman '''Jie Zhang''' from being decapitated.


A storm begins to brew deep into your investigation. The oarsman makes it clear that you should definitively finish your business, because they won't be taking you back to the ''Obra Dinn'' once you get on the boat. You make the final call and leave the corpse of a ship behind to be sunk by the storm.

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A storm begins to brew deep into your investigation. The oarsman makes it clear that you should definitively finish your business, because they won't no-one will be taking you back to the ''Obra Dinn'' once you get on the boat. You make the final call and leave the corpse of a ship behind to be sunk by the storm.


The following morning, the crew raises the boats back on deck, the bodies of Nichols and the royals laid out while the chest and supplies are being moved to the cargo deck. The mermaids are wrapped in a separate net, raised high above the main deck. The captain presses '''Chioh Tan''' for an explanation, restrained by seaman '''Hamadou Diom''' and translated by topman Huang Li. Chioh blames the crew for what has happened and warns that the shell must be protected, lest they all die. Huang tactfully omits the accusations, and begins to translate the warning while the mermaids begin to stir; they somehow shoot spikes from their restrained position, missing every crew member except Chioh and Hamadou.

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The following morning, the crew raises the boats back on deck, the bodies of Nichols and the royals laid out while the chest and supplies are being moved to the cargo deck. The mermaids are wrapped in a separate net, raised high above the main deck. The captain presses '''Chioh Tan''' for an explanation, restrained by seaman '''Hamadou Diom''' and translated by topman Huang Li. Chioh blames the crew for what has happened and warns that the shell must be protected, lest they all die. Huang tactfully omits the accusations, and begins to translate has only partially translated the warning while when the mermaids begin to stir; they somehow shoot spikes from their restrained position, missing every crew member except Chioh and Hamadou.


You, the Chief Inspector of Insurance & Claims of the East India Company's London office, are immediately sent to Falmouth to prepare an assessment with a mysterious package in tow. An oarsman rows you to the seemingly-deserted vessel, grumbling at the late hour. You tell him to bring the package aboard while you examine the top deck. There appears to be no crew on board, the ship untouched except for torn sails, impromptu repairs of the mizzen-mast, and a skeleton in front of the captain's cabin. All the hatches and doors leading below and off the deck are locked or shut. The oarsman shouts that the package is too heavy, forcing you to open it yourself on the rowboat.

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You, the Chief Inspector of Insurance & Claims of the East India Company's London office, are immediately sent to Falmouth to prepare an assessment with a mysterious package in tow. An oarsman rows you to the seemingly-deserted vessel, grumbling at the late hour. You tell him to bring the package aboard while you examine the top main deck. There appears to be no crew on board, the ship untouched except for torn sails, impromptu repairs of the mizzen-mast, mizzenmast, and a skeleton in front of the captain's cabin. All the hatches and doors leading below and off the deck are locked or shut. The oarsman shouts that the package is too heavy, forcing you to open it yourself on the rowboat.



The first omen for the ''Obra Dinn'' came before its ill-fated voyage even began: while lowering cargo below deck, seaman Lars Linde loses control of the pulley, causing the loaded pallet to crash on unlucky seaman '''Samuel Peters'''. For ''most'' of the crewmen present, it is clear that it was an accident...

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The first omen for the ''Obra Dinn'' came before its ill-fated voyage even began: while lowering cargo below deck, seaman Lars Linde loses control of the pulley, pulley rope, causing the loaded pallet to crash down on unlucky seaman '''Samuel Peters'''. For ''most'' of the crewmen present, it is clear that it was an accident...



Not long into the voyage, a sudden cold spell sweeps through the ''Obra Dinn''. One night on the crew deck, as the other seamen and topmen sleep, the Russian crewmen play cards when '''Solomon Syed''' suddenly breaks into a coughing fit. The other Indian seamen are roused, William Wasim begging him to wake up and drink something. It is no use. Syed dies in his sleep.

Ship surgeon Henry Evans discusses the situation some time later with his steward and Third Mate, Martin Perrott. He assures them that all hands are healthy: whatever lung disease Syed had is non-contagious, exacerbated by the cold and was probably picked up at the lascar house. He hopes that with this knowledge, he can stabilize seaman '''Renfred Rajub''', who is lying on the surgeon's bed with what appears to be the same condition. Unfortunately, Renfred succumbs as they speak.

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Not long into the voyage, a sudden cold spell sweeps through the ''Obra Dinn''. One night on the crew deck, as the other seamen and topmen sleep, sleep and the Russian crewmen play cards when '''Solomon cards, '''Soloman Syed''' suddenly breaks into a coughing fit. The other Indian seamen are roused, William Wasim begging him to wake up and drink something. It is no use. Syed dies in his sleep.

Ship surgeon Henry Evans discusses the situation some time later with his steward and Third Mate, Mate Martin Perrott. He assures them that all hands are healthy: whatever lung disease Syed had is non-contagious, exacerbated by the cold cold, and was probably picked up at the lascar house. He hopes that with this knowledge, he can stabilize seaman '''Renfred Rajub''', who is lying on the surgeon's bed with what appears to be the same condition. Unfortunately, Renfred succumbs as they speak.



Among the passagers of the ''Obra Dinn'' are two members of Formosan[[note]] modern-day Taiwan[[/note]] royalty, It-Beng Sia and Bun-Lan Lim, and their guards, Hok-Seng Lau and Chioh Tan. They bring with them a mysterious chest that they make sure to guard against prying eyes, rousing the greed and curiosity of Second Mate Edward Nichols. Late one night, he knocks out Lau and breaks into the chest, revealing a shell that glows with an odd light. Passenger '''Nunzio Pasqua''' ventures to the cargo deck to investigate the noise, becoming concerned at Lau's unconscious body. Nichols reassures him that all is well before stabbing him in the chest.

Without any other evidence or witnesses, '''Hok-Seng Lau''' is blamed for his murder. Captain Robert Witterel, in accordance with maritime and English law, proclaims him guilty "by self-confession"[[note]] Not coincidentally, Nichols has a Chinese topman among his mutineers [[/note]] and sentences him to death by firing line as most of the crew gathers on the top deck. Bun-Lan Lim proclaims his innocence as It-Beng Sia quietly tells her that it's too late. Artist-in-residence Edward Spratt takes a sketch of the proceedings while steward Davey James looks away. Of the impromptu firing squad, only seaman Henry Brennan's shot hits its mark.

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Among the passagers passengers of the ''Obra Dinn'' are two members of Formosan[[note]] modern-day Taiwan[[/note]] royalty, It-Beng Sia and Bun-Lan Lim, and their guards, Hok-Seng Lau and Chioh Tan. They bring with them a mysterious chest that they make sure to guard against prying eyes, rousing the greed and curiosity of Second Mate Edward Nichols. Late one night, he knocks out Lau and breaks into the chest, revealing a conch shell that glows with an odd light. Passenger '''Nunzio Pasqua''' ventures to the cargo deck to investigate the noise, becoming concerned at Lau's unconscious body. Nichols reassures him that all is well before stabbing him in the chest.

Without any other evidence or witnesses, '''Hok-Seng Lau''' is blamed for his murder. Captain Robert Witterel, in accordance with maritime and English law, proclaims him guilty "by self-confession"[[note]] Not coincidentally, Nichols has a Chinese topman among his mutineers [[/note]] and sentences him to death by firing line as most of the crew gathers on the top main deck. Bun-Lan Lim proclaims his innocence as It-Beng Sia quietly tells her that it's too late. Artist-in-residence Edward Spratt takes a sketch of the proceedings while steward Davey James looks away. Of the impromptu firing squad, only seaman Henry Brennan's shot hits its mark.



Edward Nichols relays his plan to his cohorts on the open sea; they'll row east until they hit the Canaries in three days, staying downwind and using their packed stores to keep ahead of the ''Obra Dinn.'' It-Beng Sia asks Bun-Lan Lim if she is alright. She responds that she is, and tells him that the chest must not fall into the water. Beng tells her that she must hide if "the monsters" come. Topman '''Li Hong''' nervously relays this to his fellow mutineers just before he is impaled by a thrown spear.

Chaos reigns as the mutineers try to defend themselves from their attackers: mermaid-like creatures that wield spears and have long spikes on their backs. Nichols demands that they keep rowing as seaman '''Patrick O'Hagan''' gets speared through his head. Beng takes advantage of the spear impaling Hong to cut his bindings, aiming to get to the chest.

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Edward Nichols relays his plan to his cohorts on the open sea; they'll row east until they hit the Canaries in three days, staying downwind and using their packed stores to keep ahead of the ''Obra Dinn.'' It-Beng Sia asks Bun-Lan Lim if she is alright.all right. She responds that she is, and tells him that the chest must not fall into the water. Beng tells her that she must hide if "the monsters" come. Topman '''Li Hong''' nervously relays this to his fellow mutineers just before he is impaled by a thrown spear.

Chaos reigns as the mutineers try to defend themselves from their attackers: attackers, mermaid-like creatures that wield barbed spears and have long spikes on their backs. Nichols demands that they keep rowing as seaman '''Patrick O'Hagan''' gets speared through his head. Beng takes advantage of the spear impaling Hong to cut his bindings, aiming to get to the chest.



Some time later, '''It-Beng Sia''' succumbs to his wound while asking Miss Lim if she is alright, to no avail. Nichols has been busy; he has tied the lifeboats together and currently dragging the mermaids onto the boats, preparing for a lonely voyage.

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Some time later, '''It-Beng Sia''' succumbs to his wound while asking Miss Lim if she is alright, all right, to no avail. Nichols has been busy; he has tied the lifeboats together and is currently dragging the mermaids onto the boats, preparing for a lonely voyage.



The following morning, the crew raises the boats back on deck, the bodies of Edward and the royals laid out while the chest and supplies are being moved to the cargo deck. The mermaids are wrapped in a separate net, raised high above the main deck. The captain presses '''Chioh Tan''' for an explanation, restrained by seaman '''Hamadou Diom''' and translated by topman Huang Li. Chioh blames the crew for what has happened and warns that the shell must be protected, lest they all die. Huang tactfully omits the accusations, and begins to translate the warning while the mermaids begin to stir; they somehow shoot spikes from their restrained position, missing every crew member except Chioh and Hamadou.

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The following morning, the crew raises the boats back on deck, the bodies of Edward Nichols and the royals laid out while the chest and supplies are being moved to the cargo deck. The mermaids are wrapped in a separate net, raised high above the main deck. The captain presses '''Chioh Tan''' for an explanation, restrained by seaman '''Hamadou Diom''' and translated by topman Huang Li. Chioh blames the crew for what has happened and warns that the shell must be protected, lest they all die. Huang tactfully omits the accusations, and begins to translate the warning while the mermaids begin to stir; they somehow shoot spikes from their restrained position, missing every crew member except Chioh and Hamadou.



The sudden movement unbalances the procession downstairs. '''William Wasim''' stumbles forward, falling towards a barrel head-first and breaking his neck.

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The sudden movement unbalances the procession downstairs. '''William Wasim''' stumbles forward, falling towards a barrel head-first headfirst and breaking his neck.



A sudden storm prompts all hands on deck to lower the sails. Leonid Volkov warns his fellow topmen to work fast, as "the wind is alive." His point is proven, not when a bolt of lightning suddenly strikes '''Huang Li''', but by the monsters climbing on deck: two humanoid figures covered in dark, shaggy seaweed-like material with glowing white eyes, riding on gigantic spider crabs.

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A sudden storm prompts all hands on deck to lower the sails. Leonid Volkov warns his fellow topmen to work fast, as "the wind is alive." His point is proven, not when a bolt of lightning suddenly strikes '''Huang Li''', but by the monsters climbing on deck: deck, two humanoid figures covered in dark, shaggy seaweed-like material seaweed, with glowing white eyes, riding on gigantic spider crabs.



Guns and swords are taken to the crab-riders. First Mate William Hoscut takes aim at the monster on the top deck while the midshipmen swarm the one on the orlop deck. They quickly understand by the creatures' effortless reprisal that normal weapons will do little against the crab-riders. Bosun Alfred Klestil opens up the cargo deck in an attempt to herd the top deck crab-rider (and get a special weapon). Charlie Hershtik finally foils the crab-rider crossing the orlop deck with a flaming lantern, too late to save surgeon's mate '''James Wallace''' and topman '''Jie Zhang''' from being decapitated.

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Guns and swords are taken to the crab-riders. First Mate William Hoscut takes aim at the monster on the top main deck while the midshipmen swarm the one on the orlop deck. They quickly understand by the creatures' effortless reprisal that normal weapons will do little against the crab-riders. Bosun Alfred Klestil opens up the cargo deck in an attempt to herd the top main deck crab-rider (and get downward(and retrieve a special weapon). Charlie Hershtik finally foils the crab-rider crossing the orlop deck with a flaming lantern, too late to save surgeon's mate '''James Wallace''' and topman '''Jie Zhang''' from being decapitated.



The other crab-rider reaches the orlop deck, smartly going around to the cargo deck stairs rather than trying to cross it. The officers realize that it's heading for the lazarette and surround the creature to find an opening, while the previous group of survivors take notice of the fight fore-ward. Bosun's mate Charles Miner takes a shot at it; it not only misses, but pierces the wall and hits a slumped '''Zungi''', his body never to be found by the crew.

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The other crab-rider reaches the orlop deck, smartly going around to the cargo deck stairs rather than trying to cross it. The officers realize that it's heading for the lazarette and surround the creature to find an opening, while the previous group of survivors take notice of the fight fore-ward. Bosun's mate Charles Miner takes a shot at it; it not only misses, misses but pierces the wall and hits a slumped '''Zungi''', his body never to be found by the crew.



Third Mate's Steward '''Roderick Anderson''' attempts to get the loose cannon secure while Leonid Volkov checks on Wolff's body. Martin Perrott, Roderick's direct superior, storms onto the deck to check on the situation when the ''Obra Dinn'' starts "heeling over," knocking everything off-balance. Martin screams at everyone to find their footing as the cannon flattens Roderick against a column, midshipmen Thomas Lanke and Peter Milroy dropping some of their gunpowder as they climb to the top deck.

Their plan is quickly revealed: they would tie themselves to the main bitt and throw lit gunpowder at the beast's limbs, staying anchored no matter how the ship tilts. Everything is going smoothly until a tentacle grabs Peter himself. Thomas tries in vain to pull him back before yelling at him to throw the powder before it explodes. It's too late; '''Peter''' is blown to bits as Thomas watches in horror. Olus Wiater and Davies climb to the top deck with all the guns they can carry. The explosion rocks the boat wildly, causing topman '''Omid Gul''' to fall to his death from the rigging into the sea.

It's a madhouse above deck as crew cohesion breaks down. Alfred, Davies, Martin and Olus shoot at any tentacles in their sights as Leonid and Charles Miner use makeshift spears to ward off the beast's limbs within their reach. '''Maba''' pierces a tentacle with his own sword; it scoops him up and rips him in two with another of its arms. A lifeboat is seen being up-ended in the distance, its occupant '''(Alexander, Duncan and Nathan)''' falling to their doom into the waters below.

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Third Mate's Steward '''Roderick Anderson''' attempts to get the loose cannon secure while Leonid Volkov checks on Wolff's body. Martin Perrott, Roderick's direct superior, storms onto the deck to check on the situation when the ''Obra Dinn'' starts "heeling over," knocking everything off-balance. Martin screams at everyone to find their footing as the cannon flattens Roderick against a column, midshipmen Thomas Lanke and Peter Milroy dropping some of their gunpowder as they climb to the top main deck.

Their plan is quickly revealed: they would tie themselves to the main bitt and throw lit gunpowder at the beast's limbs, staying anchored no matter how the ship tilts. Everything is going smoothly until a tentacle grabs Peter himself. Thomas tries in vain to pull him back before yelling at him to throw the powder before it explodes. It's too late; '''Peter''' is blown to bits as Thomas watches in horror. Olus Wiater and Davies climb to the top main deck with all the guns they can carry. The explosion rocks the boat wildly, causing topman '''Omid Gul''' to fall to his death from the rigging into the sea.

It's a madhouse above deck as crew cohesion breaks down. Alfred, Davies, Martin Martin, and Olus shoot at any tentacles in their sights as Leonid and Charles Miner use makeshift spears to ward off the beast's limbs within their reach. '''Maba''' pierces a tentacle with his own sword; it scoops him up and rips him in two with another of its arms. A lifeboat is seen being up-ended in the distance, its occupant occupants '''(Alexander, Duncan Duncan, and Nathan)''' falling to their doom into the waters below.



A while later, Third Mate Martin Perrott, accompanied by Paul Moss and Davey James, enter the lazarette. They spot the third shell, but are more preoccupied with the remaining mermaid. The creature is hostile, hurling a volley of spikes at '''Martin''' as soon as the cage is opened. Reeling from his wounds, he assures the mermaid that they intend to set it free. He then tells Paul and Davey to give the last shell to the mermaid, toss it overboard, and lock the lazarette door as they leave. In return, he asks the mermaid to see the ''Obra Dinn'' home safe. He succumbs to his wounds.

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A while later, Third Mate Martin Perrott, accompanied by Paul Moss and Davey James, enter the lazarette. They spot the third shell, shell but are more preoccupied with the remaining mermaid. The creature is hostile, hurling a volley of spikes at '''Martin''' as soon as the cage is opened. Reeling from his wounds, he assures the mermaid that they intend to set it free. He then tells Paul and Davey to give the last shell to the mermaid, toss it overboard, and lock the lazarette door as they leave. In return, he asks the mermaid to see the ''Obra Dinn'' home safe. He succumbs to his wounds.



The crew of the ''Obra Dinn'' has somehow driven the behemoth back. Olus Wiater and John Davies carry Alfred Klestil, minus one arm, into the gun deck's lounge while ignoring his protests. He asks where Charles Miner ("his Frenchman") went, and how they killed the beast. Davies replies that the captain somehow chased it off, the man himself climbing to the top deck behind him, and also bluntly informs him that Charles was ripped apart. A leery '''Alfred''' simply responds that this sort of curse "does not lift for nothing" before succumbing to his wound.

Meanwhile, trouble is brewing on the top deck as Henry Evans, Davey James, Paul Moss, and the two remaining female passengers prepare to board the last lifeboat of the ''Obra Dinn''. Leonid Volkov roars that they won't take the last boat and gets in a sword fight with Paul as Robert Witterel, William Hoscut, Henry Brennan and topman Lewis Walker all try to stop him. Despite having the support of the passengers and the moral high ground, '''Paul''' loses the duel with a quiet "Damn."

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The crew of the ''Obra Dinn'' has somehow driven the behemoth back. Olus Wiater and John Davies carry Alfred Klestil, minus one arm, into the gun deck's lounge while ignoring his protests. He asks where Charles Miner ("his Frenchman") went, and how they killed the beast. Davies replies that the captain somehow chased it off, the man himself climbing to the top main deck behind him, and also bluntly informs him that Charles was ripped apart. A leery '''Alfred''' simply responds that this sort of curse "does not lift for nothing" before succumbing to his wound.

Meanwhile, trouble is brewing on the top main deck as Henry Evans, Davey James, Paul Moss, and the two remaining female passengers prepare to board the last lifeboat of the ''Obra Dinn''. Leonid Volkov roars that they won't take the last boat and gets in a sword fight with Paul as Robert Witterel, William Hoscut, Henry Brennan Brennan, and topman Lewis Walker all try to stop him. Despite having the support of the passengers and the moral high ground, '''Paul''' loses the duel with a quiet "Damn."



One week later, you are sent a preliminary assessment based on your recorded findings that, pending your signature, will verify all of the death certificates. The crew's estates, pensions and other expenses are fined or awarded based on your records and the legal standard of the time (Robert's estate is seized by the crown due to his suicide, Nichols receives the most fines to his estate if you are truthful, criminal charges and causes for merit and demerit are listed as you wrote them...). You keep the Memento Mortem and send ''Return of the Obra Dinn'' back to Henry, as promised.

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One week later, you are sent a preliminary assessment based on your recorded findings that, pending your signature, will verify all of the death certificates. The crew's estates, pensions pensions, and other expenses are fined or awarded based on your records and the legal standard of the time (Robert's estate is seized by the crown due to his suicide, Nichols receives the most fines to his estate if you are truthful, criminal charges and causes for merit and demerit are listed as you wrote them...). You keep the Memento Mortem and send ''Return of the Obra Dinn'' back to Henry, as promised.


You, the Chief Inspector of Insurance & Claims of the East India Company's London office, are immediately sent to Falmouth to prepare an assessment with a mysterious package in tow. An oarsman rows you to the seemingly-deserted vessel, grumbling at the late hour. You tell him to bring the package aboard while you examine the top deck. There appears to be no crew on board, the ship untouched except for torn sails, impromptu repairs of the mizzen-mast, and a skeleton in front of the captain's cabin. All the hatches and doors leading below and off the deck are locked or shut. The oarsmen shouts that the package is too heavy, forcing you to open it yourself on the rowboat.

Its contents are a book (''Return of the Obra Dinn: A Catalogue of Adventure & Tragedy'') and a pocketwatch. The watch, labeled the Memento Mortem, allows for someone to relive the exact moment something died when it is opened around any part of their corpse. The preface for ''Return of the Obra Dinn'', written by a Henry Evans, claims that his failing health prevented him from using the Mortem to catalogue the fates of each crew member and asks you to finish his work while making your assessment. Although you already have the crew manifest and deck plans on hand, all the book provides are hints and chapter headings...

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You, the Chief Inspector of Insurance & Claims of the East India Company's London office, are immediately sent to Falmouth to prepare an assessment with a mysterious package in tow. An oarsman rows you to the seemingly-deserted vessel, grumbling at the late hour. You tell him to bring the package aboard while you examine the top deck. There appears to be no crew on board, the ship untouched except for torn sails, impromptu repairs of the mizzen-mast, and a skeleton in front of the captain's cabin. All the hatches and doors leading below and off the deck are locked or shut. The oarsmen oarsman shouts that the package is too heavy, forcing you to open it yourself on the rowboat.

Its contents are a book (''Return of the Obra Dinn: A Catalogue of Adventure & Tragedy'') and a pocketwatch. The watch, labeled the Memento Mortem, allows for someone to relive the exact moment something died when it is opened around any part of their corpse. The preface for ''Return of the Obra Dinn'', written by a one Henry Evans, claims that his failing health prevented him from using the Mortem to catalogue the fates of each crew member and asks you to finish his work while making your assessment. Although you already have the crew manifest and deck plans on hand, all the book provides are hints and chapter headings...



The first omen for the ''Obra Dinn'' came before its ill-fated voyage even began: while lowering cargo below deck, seaman Lars Linde loses control of the pulley, causing the loaded pallet to crash on unlucky seaman '''Samuel Peters'''. For most of the crewmen present, it is clear that it was an accident...

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The first omen for the ''Obra Dinn'' came before its ill-fated voyage even began: while lowering cargo below deck, seaman Lars Linde loses control of the pulley, causing the loaded pallet to crash on unlucky seaman '''Samuel Peters'''. For most ''most'' of the crewmen present, it is clear that it was an accident...



Henry sadly asks the other Indian seamen to take their bodies over to the carpenter's for wrapping and last rites while ship butcher Emil O'Farrell teaches the midshipmen how to properly and promptly slaughter '''a cow''' for their meat supplies. Charlie Hershtik vomits from the casual brutality, much to his fellows' amusement ("Never been on a farm, Charlie?").

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Henry sadly asks the other Indian seamen to take their bodies over to the carpenter's for wrapping and last rites while ship butcher Emil O'Farrell teaches the midshipmen how to properly and promptly slaughter '''a cow''' for their meat supplies. Charlie Charles Hershtik vomits from the casual brutality, much to his fellows' amusement ("Never been on a farm, Charlie?").



Among the passagers of the ''Obra Dinn'' are two members of Formosan[[note]] modern-day Taiwan[[/note]] royalty, It-Beng Sia and Bun-Lan Lim, and their guards, Hok-Seng Lau and Chioh Tan. They bring with them a mysterious chest that they make sure to guard from prying eyes, rousing the greed and curiosity of Second Mate Edward Nichols. Late one night, he knocks out Lau and breaks into the chest, revealing a shell that glows with an odd light. Passenger '''Nunzio Pasqua''' ventures to the cargo deck to investigate the noise, becoming concerned at Lau's unconscious body. Nichols reassures him that all is well before stabbing him in the chest.


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Among the passagers of the ''Obra Dinn'' are two members of Formosan[[note]] modern-day Taiwan[[/note]] royalty, It-Beng Sia and Bun-Lan Lim, and their guards, Hok-Seng Lau and Chioh Tan. They bring with them a mysterious chest that they make sure to guard from against prying eyes, rousing the greed and curiosity of Second Mate Edward Nichols. Late one night, he knocks out Lau and breaks into the chest, revealing a shell that glows with an odd light. Passenger '''Nunzio Pasqua''' ventures to the cargo deck to investigate the noise, becoming concerned at Lau's unconscious body. Nichols reassures him that all is well before stabbing him in the chest.

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Nichols mutinies along with his steward and a group of seamen by pushing off on the lifeboats in the middle of the night, the royals and their chest in tow. He doesn't leave quietly nor peacefully; Lars Linde and midshipman Peter Milroy are beaten as they alert the crew, helmsmen Finley Dalton gets his leg impaled for his troubles and topman '''Timothy Butement''' is shot dead by Nichols himself. Timothy's body apparently dangles in front of the First Mate's cabin's window until only the bones of his leg remain.


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\nNichols mutinies along with his steward and a group of seamen by pushing off on the lifeboats in the middle of the night, the royals and their chest in tow. He doesn't leave quietly nor peacefully; Lars Linde and midshipman Peter Milroy are beaten as they alert the crew, helmsmen helmsman Finley Dalton gets his leg impaled for his troubles troubles, and topman '''Timothy Butement''' is shot dead by Nichols himself. Timothy's body apparently dangles in front of the First Mate's cabin's window until only the bones of his leg remain.

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Chaos reigns as the mutineers try to defend themselves from their attackers: mermaid-like creatures that wield spears and have spikes on their bellies. Nichols demands that they keep rowing as seaman '''Patrick O'Hagan''' gets speared through his head. Beng takes advantage of the spear within Hong to cut his bindings, aiming to get to the chest.

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Chaos reigns as the mutineers try to defend themselves from their attackers: mermaid-like creatures that wield spears and have long spikes on their bellies.backs. Nichols demands that they keep rowing as seaman '''Patrick O'Hagan''' gets speared through his head. Beng takes advantage of the spear within impaling Hong to cut his bindings, aiming to get to the chest.



The following morning, the crew raises the boats back on deck, the bodies of Edward and the royals laid out while the chest and supplies are being moved to the cargo deck. The mermaids are wrapped in a separate net, raised high above the main deck. The captain presses '''Chioh Tan''' for an explanation, restrained by seaman '''Hamadou Diom''' and translated by topman Huang Li. Chioh blames the crew for what has happened and warns that the shell must be protected, lest they will all die. Huang tactfully omits the accusations, and begins to translate the warning while the mermaids begin to stir; they somehow shoot spikes from their restrained position, missing every crew member except both Chioh and Hamadou.

As Henry Evans investigates the spike that pierced both men, the remaining officers discuss what to do next, the crew on the main deck throw the bodies overboard and move the boats back to the stern and the crew on the gun deck begin to move their cargo down the stairs: the restrained mermaids. Cook '''Thomas Sefton''' sees them as strange fish and jokes that they would make a good meal. He notices a bright, glowing shell held by one of the mermaids and, against everyone's warnings, reaches for it. The mermaid's tail suddenly whips up and smacks his face, breaking his neck.

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The following morning, the crew raises the boats back on deck, the bodies of Edward and the royals laid out while the chest and supplies are being moved to the cargo deck. The mermaids are wrapped in a separate net, raised high above the main deck. The captain presses '''Chioh Tan''' for an explanation, restrained by seaman '''Hamadou Diom''' and translated by topman Huang Li. Chioh blames the crew for what has happened and warns that the shell must be protected, lest they will all die. Huang tactfully omits the accusations, and begins to translate the warning while the mermaids begin to stir; they somehow shoot spikes from their restrained position, missing every crew member except both Chioh and Hamadou.

As Henry Evans investigates the spike that pierced both men, the remaining officers discuss what to do next, the crew on the main deck throw the bodies overboard and move the boats back to the stern stern, and the crew on the gun deck begin to move their cargo down the stairs: cargo, the restrained mermaids. mermaids, down the stairs. Cook '''Thomas Sefton''' sees them the mermaids as strange fish and jokes that they would make a good meal. He notices a bright, glowing shell held by one of the mermaids and, against everyone's warnings, reaches for it. The mermaid's tail suddenly whips up and smacks his him in the face, breaking his neck.



A sudden storm prompts all hands on deck to lower the sails. Leonid Volkov warns his fellow topmen to work fast, as "the wind is alive." His point is proven, not when a bolt of lightning suddenly strikes '''Huang Li''', but by the monsters climbing on deck...

The crew works as Huang's body falls, becoming aware of the devils only when one spears topman '''Nicholas Botterill'''. The topmen scramble down the rigging as the seamen go below deck, hoping to evade the strange crab riding creatures, armed with spikes and spears like the mermaids before them.

One of the crab-riders climbs down the stairs to the gun deck as Winston Smith and '''Marcus Gibbs''' arrive on the scene, the alert spreading throughout the ship. Seaman Nathan Peters warns them about Nicholas's demise as the crew prepares their counterattack on the orlop deck. Marcus disregards his boss and Nathan, throwing his axe at the crab-rider. It deflects it and fires three spikes at his chest, pinning him to the wall. Winston's attempt to pull him back has only gotten him a spike in his shoulder.

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A sudden storm prompts all hands on deck to lower the sails. Leonid Volkov warns his fellow topmen to work fast, as "the wind is alive." His point is proven, not when a bolt of lightning suddenly strikes '''Huang Li''', but by the monsters climbing on deck...

deck: two humanoid figures covered in dark, shaggy seaweed-like material with glowing white eyes, riding on gigantic spider crabs.

The crew works as Huang's body falls, becoming aware of the devils only when one spears topman '''Nicholas Botterill'''. The topmen scramble down the rigging as the seamen go below deck, hoping to evade the strange crab riding crab-riding creatures, armed with spikes and spears like the mermaids before them.

One of the crab-riders climbs down the stairs to the gun deck as Winston Smith and '''Marcus Gibbs''' arrive on the scene, the alert spreading throughout the ship. Seaman Nathan Peters warns them about Nicholas's demise as the crew prepares their counterattack on the orlop deck. Marcus disregards his boss and Nathan, throwing his axe at the crab-rider. It deflects it and fires three spikes at his chest, pinning him to the wall. Winston's attempt to pull him back has only gotten him a spike in his the shoulder.



The crew tries to ensnare the crab-walker as it descends to the cargo deck: topman Omid Gul and Charles hacking away on top of it, seaman Alexander Booth and topman Maba slicing and stabbing in front, Nathan protected by the stairs as he spears the creature's underside and '''Winston''' in its reach, armed with the hand mortar. Even being pierced by two of the creature's legs and its spear doesn't prevent him from taunting, then firing the mortar at '''the crab-rider'''.

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The crew tries to ensnare the crab-walker crab-rider as it descends to the cargo deck: topman Omid Gul and Charles hacking away on top of it, seaman Alexander Booth and topman Maba slicing and stabbing in front, Nathan protected by the stairs as he spears the creature's underside and '''Winston''' in its reach, armed with the hand mortar. Even being pierced by two of the creature's legs and its spear doesn't prevent him from taunting, then firing the mortar at '''the crab-rider'''.



Purser Duncan [=McKay=] has had enough of hiding in his cabin from supernatural threats. He gathers some of the remaining seamen, '''Lars Linde''', Nathan Peters and Alexander Booth, and prepares to depart with a lifeboat in the dead of night. Nathan blocks Lars from getting on; he growls about Lars killing his brother when he lost his grip on the cargo ropes, so long ago. Both Lars and Alexander try to convince him that it was an accident and drop the matter, but Nathan simply declares he shouldn't have waited so long for revenge. He clubs Lars over the head, killing him in one blow.

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Purser Duncan [=McKay=] has had enough of hiding in his cabin from supernatural threats. He gathers some of the remaining seamen, '''Lars Linde''', Nathan Peters and Alexander Booth, and prepares to depart with a lifeboat in the dead of night. Nathan blocks Lars from getting on; he growls about Lars killing his brother when he lost his grip on the cargo ropes, so long ago.ropes at the beginning of the voyage. Both Lars and Alexander try to convince him that it was an accident and drop the matter, but Nathan simply declares he shouldn't have waited so long for revenge. He clubs Lars over the head, killing him in one blow.



'''Wolff''' sees that, terrifyingly, the cannon's fuse has somehow been lit. The cursed cannon fires, propelling '''George''' through the window and smashing Wolff's headless and armless corpse against the cabin wall. The recoil causes the cannon itself to smash through the nearby beam and knock another cannon out of place.

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'''Wolff''' sees that, terrifyingly, the cannon's fuse has somehow been lit. The cursed misaimed cannon fires, propelling '''George''' through the window and smashing Wolff's headless and armless corpse against the cabin wall. The recoil causes the cannon itself to smash through the nearby beam and knock another cannon out of place.



Their plan is quickly revealed: they would tie themselves to the main bitt and throw lit gunpowder at the beast's limbs, staying anchored no matter how the ship tilts. Everything is going smoothly until a tentacle grabs Peter himself. Thomas tries in vain to pull him back before yelling at him to throw the powder before it explodes. It's too late; '''Peter''' explodes as Thomas watches in horror. Olus Wiater and Davies climb to the top deck with all the guns they can carry. The explosion rocks the boat wildly, causing topman '''Omid Gul''' to fall to his death from the rigging into the sea.

It's a madhouse above deck as crew cohesion breaks down. Alfred, Davies, Martin and Olus shoot at any tentacles in their sights as Leonid and Charles Miner use makeshift spears to ward off the beast's limbs within their reach. '''Maba''' pierces a tentacle with his own sword; it scoops him up and viscerally rips him in two with another of its arms. A lifeboat is seen being up-ended in the distance, its inhabitants '''(Alexander, Duncan and Nathan)''' falling to their doom into the waters below.

The end of the ''Obra Dinn'' looks inevitable. Paul desperately tries to keep the last three passengers inside their rooms, but '''Abigail Hoscut-Witterel''' isn't bothered. Despite seeing '''Finley Dalton''' and topman '''Wei Lee''' getting pulled overboard, she runs to the middle of the top deck in the midst of the chaos. She demands to see her husband the captain from an understandably incredulous Martin, who screams back that he's below deck and to get back inside. The kraken breaks the mizzen-mast and brings it down onto her head, killing her instantly. Meanwhile, topman Lewis Walker drags the top half of Maba's body away, Olus takes aim with the last pistols he has and '''Charles''' tries to stop a tentacle wrapped around Alfred's arm from doing its grisly work, being torn apart for his trouble.

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Their plan is quickly revealed: they would tie themselves to the main bitt and throw lit gunpowder at the beast's limbs, staying anchored no matter how the ship tilts. Everything is going smoothly until a tentacle grabs Peter himself. Thomas tries in vain to pull him back before yelling at him to throw the powder before it explodes. It's too late; '''Peter''' explodes is blown to bits as Thomas watches in horror. Olus Wiater and Davies climb to the top deck with all the guns they can carry. The explosion rocks the boat wildly, causing topman '''Omid Gul''' to fall to his death from the rigging into the sea.

It's a madhouse above deck as crew cohesion breaks down. Alfred, Davies, Martin and Olus shoot at any tentacles in their sights as Leonid and Charles Miner use makeshift spears to ward off the beast's limbs within their reach. '''Maba''' pierces a tentacle with his own sword; it scoops him up and viscerally rips him in two with another of its arms. A lifeboat is seen being up-ended in the distance, its inhabitants occupant '''(Alexander, Duncan and Nathan)''' falling to their doom into the waters below.

The end of the ''Obra Dinn'' looks inevitable. Paul desperately tries to keep the last three passengers inside their rooms, but '''Abigail Hoscut-Witterel''' isn't bothered. Despite seeing '''Finley Dalton''' and topman '''Wei Lee''' getting pulled overboard, she runs to the middle of the top main deck in the midst of the chaos. She demands to see her husband the captain from an understandably incredulous Martin, who screams back that he's below deck and to get back inside. The kraken breaks the mizzen-mast mizzenmast and brings it down onto on her head, killing her instantly. Meanwhile, topman Lewis Walker drags the top half of Maba's body away, Olus takes aim with the last pistols he has has, and '''Charles''' '''Charles Miner''' tries to stop a tentacle wrapped around Alfred's arm from doing its grisly work, being torn apart for his trouble.



Even later, the ship's surgeon, Henry Evans, is caught by Paul attempting to enter the lazarette, only to be told that the key to the door is gone. In the pursuit of knowledge, Henry puts his pet monkey into the lazarette and ties it to a rope. Paul asks him what he's doing and Henry replies that it's "nothing good," shooting the '''monkey''' and retrieving its body with the rope.

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Even later, the ship's surgeon, Henry Evans, is caught by Paul attempting to enter the lazarette, only to be told that the key to the door is gone. In the pursuit of knowledge, Henry puts ties his pet monkey to a rope and puts it into the lazarette and ties it to a rope.lazarette. Paul asks him what he's doing and Henry replies that it's "nothing good," shooting the '''monkey''' and retrieving its body with the rope.



The crew of the ''Obra Dinn'' has somehow driven the behemoth back. Olus Wiater and John Davies carry Alfred Klestil, minus one arm, into the gun deck's lounge while ignoring his protests. He asks where Charles Miner ("his Frenchman") went, and how they killed the beast. Davies replies that the captain somehow chased it off, the man himself climbing to the top deck behind him, and also bluntly informs him that Charles was ripped apart. A leery '''Alfred''' simply responds that this curse "does not lift for nothing" before succumbing to his wound.

Meanwhile, trouble is brewing on the top deck as Henry Evans, Davey James, Paul Moss and the two female passengers prepare to board the last lifeboat of the ''Obra Dinn''. Leonid Volkov roars that they won't take the last boat and gets in a sword fight with Paul as Robert Witterel, William Hoscut, Henry Brennan and topman Lewis Walker all try to stop him. Despite having the support of the passengers and the moral high ground, '''Paul''' loses the duel with a quiet "Damn."

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The crew of the ''Obra Dinn'' has somehow driven the behemoth back. Olus Wiater and John Davies carry Alfred Klestil, minus one arm, into the gun deck's lounge while ignoring his protests. He asks where Charles Miner ("his Frenchman") went, and how they killed the beast. Davies replies that the captain somehow chased it off, the man himself climbing to the top deck behind him, and also bluntly informs him that Charles was ripped apart. A leery '''Alfred''' simply responds that this sort of curse "does not lift for nothing" before succumbing to his wound.

Meanwhile, trouble is brewing on the top deck as Henry Evans, Davey James, Paul Moss Moss, and the two remaining female passengers prepare to board the last lifeboat of the ''Obra Dinn''. Leonid Volkov roars that they won't take the last boat and gets in a sword fight with Paul as Robert Witterel, William Hoscut, Henry Brennan and topman Lewis Walker all try to stop him. Despite having the support of the passengers and the moral high ground, '''Paul''' loses the duel with a quiet "Damn."



The last four men on the ''Obra Dinn'' confront each other. '''William Hoscut''' demands that Robert Witterel open the door to his quarters so that they may take the cursed shells, and his life if he resists. Robert responds by throwing open the door and shooting him in the chest. Henry Brennan charges over his body while Lewis Walker climbs up the stairs to the upper deck.

Henry demands that a shirtless Robert tell him where the shells are. Robert claims that he already threw them overboard. '''Henry''' says that he's lying and manages to drive a spear through Robert's shoulder, but gets his throat cut.

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The last four men on the ''Obra Dinn'' confront each other. '''William Hoscut''' demands that Robert Witterel open the door to his quarters so that they may take the cursed shells, and his life if he resists. A shirtless Robert responds by throwing open the door and shooting him in the chest. Henry Brennan charges over his body while Lewis Walker climbs up the stairs to the upper deck.

Henry demands that a shirtless Robert tell him where the shells are. Robert claims that he already threw them overboard. '''Henry''' says that he's lying and manages to drive a spear through Robert's shoulder, but gets his throat cut.



One year later, a envelope/package arrives for you late one night. Your housekeeper brings it to your study where you are enjoying a cup of tea, complaining about the package's "dreadful" smell.

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One year later, a an envelope/package arrives for you late one night. Your housekeeper brings it to your study where you are enjoying a cup of tea, complaining about the package's "dreadful" smell.


When you have filled out the Bargain chapter to your satisfaction, you slide ''Return of the Obra Dinn'' onto your trophy shelf, each of its neighbors having their own story to tell, as interesting as the one you literally finished.

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When you have filled out the Bargain chapter to your satisfaction, you slide ''Return of the Obra Dinn'' onto your trophy shelf, each of its neighbors having their own story to tell, as interesting as the one you literally just finished.


Sadly, Henry only sees '''Davies''' shooting Olus in the head. As William sees Thomas crawling for the midshipman's room, he breaks his neck with a single swing of his club.

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Sadly, Henry only sees '''Davies''' shooting Olus in the head. As William sees Thomas crawling for the midshipman's room, he Henry breaks his Davies' neck with a single swing of his club.


One year later, a letter/package arrives for you late one night. Your housekeeper brings it to your study where you are enjoying a cup of tea, complaining about the package's "dreadful" smell.

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One year later, a letter/package envelope/package arrives for you late one night. Your housekeeper brings it to your study where you are enjoying a cup of tea, complaining about the package's "dreadful" smell.


Nichols mutinies along with his steward and a group of seamen by pushing off on the lifeboats in the middle of the night, the royals and their chest in tow. He doesn't leave quietly nor peacefully; Lars Linde and midshipman Peter Milroy are beaten as they alert the crew, helmsmen Finley Dalton gets his leg impaled for his troubles and seaman '''Timothy Butement''' is shot dead by Nichols himself. Timothy's body apparently dangles in front of the First Mate's cabin's window until only the bones of his leg remain.


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Nichols mutinies along with his steward and a group of seamen by pushing off on the lifeboats in the middle of the night, the royals and their chest in tow. He doesn't leave quietly nor peacefully; Lars Linde and midshipman Peter Milroy are beaten as they alert the crew, helmsmen Finley Dalton gets his leg impaled for his troubles and seaman topman '''Timothy Butement''' is shot dead by Nichols himself. Timothy's body apparently dangles in front of the First Mate's cabin's window until only the bones of his leg remain.




Their plan is quickly revealed: they would tie themselves to the main bitt and throw lit gunpowder at the beast's limbs, staying anchored no matter how the ship tilts. Everything is going smoothly until a tentacle grabs Peter himself. Thomas tries in vain to pull him back before yelling at him to throw the powder before it explodes. It's too late; '''Peter''' explodes as Thomas watches in horror. Alfred Klestil and Davies climb to the top deck with all the guns they can carry. The explosion rocks the boat wildly, causing topman '''Omid Gul''' to fall to his death from the rigging into the sea.

It's a madhouse above deck as crew cohesion breaks down. Alfred, Davies, Martin and Olus Wiater shoot at any tentacles in their sights as Leonid and Charles Miner use makeshift spears to ward off the beast's limbs within their reach. '''Maba''' pierces a tentacle with his own sword; it scoops him up and viscerally rips him in two with another of its arms. A lifeboat is seen being up-ended in the distance, its inhabitants '''(Alexander, Duncan and Nathan)''' falling to their doom into the waters below.

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Their plan is quickly revealed: they would tie themselves to the main bitt and throw lit gunpowder at the beast's limbs, staying anchored no matter how the ship tilts. Everything is going smoothly until a tentacle grabs Peter himself. Thomas tries in vain to pull him back before yelling at him to throw the powder before it explodes. It's too late; '''Peter''' explodes as Thomas watches in horror. Alfred Klestil Olus Wiater and Davies climb to the top deck with all the guns they can carry. The explosion rocks the boat wildly, causing topman '''Omid Gul''' to fall to his death from the rigging into the sea.

It's a madhouse above deck as crew cohesion breaks down. Alfred, Davies, Martin and Olus Wiater shoot at any tentacles in their sights as Leonid and Charles Miner use makeshift spears to ward off the beast's limbs within their reach. '''Maba''' pierces a tentacle with his own sword; it scoops him up and viscerally rips him in two with another of its arms. A lifeboat is seen being up-ended in the distance, its inhabitants '''(Alexander, Duncan and Nathan)''' falling to their doom into the waters below.


You, the Chief Inspector of Insurance & Claims of the East India Company's London office, are immediately sent to Falmouth to prepare an assessment with a mysterious package in tow. An oarsman takes you to the seemingly-deserted ship, grumbling at the late hour. You tell him to bring the package aboard while you take an initial look at the top deck. There appears to be no crew on board, untouched except for torn sails, impromptu repairs of the mizzen-mast, and a skeleton in front of the captain's cabin. All the hatches and doors off the deck are locked or shut. The oarsmen shouts that the package is too heavy, and you look inside on the rowboat.

Its contents are a book (''Return of the Obra Dinn: A Catalogue of Adventure & Tragedy'') and a pocketwatch. The watch, labeled the Memento Mortem, allows for someone to relive the exact moment something died when it is opened around any part of their corpse. The preface for ''Return of the Obra Dinn'', written by a Henry Evans, claims that his failing health prevented him from using the Mortem to catalogue the fates of each crew member and asks you to finish his work while making your assessment. Although you already have the crew manifest and deck plans on hand, all the book provides is hints and chapter headings...

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You, the Chief Inspector of Insurance & Claims of the East India Company's London office, are immediately sent to Falmouth to prepare an assessment with a mysterious package in tow. An oarsman takes rows you to the seemingly-deserted ship, vessel, grumbling at the late hour. You tell him to bring the package aboard while you take an initial look at examine the top deck. There appears to be no crew on board, the ship untouched except for torn sails, impromptu repairs of the mizzen-mast, and a skeleton in front of the captain's cabin. All the hatches and doors leading below and off the deck are locked or shut. The oarsmen shouts that the package is too heavy, and forcing you look inside to open it yourself on the rowboat.

Its contents are a book (''Return of the Obra Dinn: A Catalogue of Adventure & Tragedy'') and a pocketwatch. The watch, labeled the Memento Mortem, allows for someone to relive the exact moment something died when it is opened around any part of their corpse. The preface for ''Return of the Obra Dinn'', written by a Henry Evans, claims that his failing health prevented him from using the Mortem to catalogue the fates of each crew member and asks you to finish his work while making your assessment. Although you already have the crew manifest and deck plans on hand, all the book provides is are hints and chapter headings...



The first omen for the ''Obra Dinn'' came before its ill-fated voyage even began: while lowering cargo below deck, seaman Lars Linde loses control of the pulley, causing the pallet to crash on unlucky seaman '''Samuel Peters'''. For most of the crewmen present, it is clear that it was an accident...

Unbeknownst to her crew, the ''Obra Dinn'' also had an '''unidentified stowaway''' as collateral to the accident, the barrel they were hiding in crashing to the ground and killing them. The barrel is stored below deck regardless, despite the known and unknown casualties.

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The first omen for the ''Obra Dinn'' came before its ill-fated voyage even began: while lowering cargo below deck, seaman Lars Linde loses control of the pulley, causing the loaded pallet to crash on unlucky seaman '''Samuel Peters'''. For most of the crewmen present, it is clear that it was an accident...

Unbeknownst to her crew, the ''Obra Dinn'' also had an '''unidentified stowaway''' as collateral to the accident, the barrel they were hiding in crashing to the ground and killing them. The barrel Their impromptu coffin is stored below deck regardless, away as cargo, despite the known and unknown casualties.
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Not long into the voyage, a sudden cold spell sweeps through the ''Obra Dinn''. One night on the crew deck, as the other seamen and topmen sleep, the Russian crewmen play cards when '''Solomon Syed''' suddenly breaks into a coughing fit. The other Indian seamen are roused, William Wasim begging him to wake up and drink something. It is no use; Syed dies in his sleep.

Ship surgeon Henry Evans discusses the situation some time later with his steward and Third Mate, Martin Perrott. He assures him that all hands are healthy: whatever lung disease Syed had is non-contagious, exacerbated by the cold and was probably picked up at the lascar house. He hopes that with this knowledge, he can stabilize seaman '''Renfred Rajub''', who is lying on the surgeon's bed with what appears to be the same condition. Even as they talk, Renfred succumbs.

Henry sadly asks the other Indian seamen to take their bodies over to the carpenter's for wrapping and last rites. As this happens, ship butcher Emil O'Farrell teaches the midshipmen how to properly and promptly slaughter '''a cow''' for their meat supplies. Charlie Hershtik vomits from the casual brutality, much to his fellows' amusement ("Never been on a farm, Charlie?").

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Not long into the voyage, a sudden cold spell sweeps through the ''Obra Dinn''. One night on the crew deck, as the other seamen and topmen sleep, the Russian crewmen play cards when '''Solomon Syed''' suddenly breaks into a coughing fit. The other Indian seamen are roused, William Wasim begging him to wake up and drink something. It is no use; use. Syed dies in his sleep.

Ship surgeon Henry Evans discusses the situation some time later with his steward and Third Mate, Martin Perrott. He assures him them that all hands are healthy: whatever lung disease Syed had is non-contagious, exacerbated by the cold and was probably picked up at the lascar house. He hopes that with this knowledge, he can stabilize seaman '''Renfred Rajub''', who is lying on the surgeon's bed with what appears to be the same condition. Even Unfortunately, Renfred succumbs as they talk, Renfred succumbs.

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Henry sadly asks the other Indian seamen to take their bodies over to the carpenter's for wrapping and last rites. As this happens, rites while ship butcher Emil O'Farrell teaches the midshipmen how to properly and promptly slaughter '''a cow''' for their meat supplies. Charlie Hershtik vomits from the casual brutality, much to his fellows' amusement ("Never been on a farm, Charlie?").



Among the passagers of the ''Obra Dinn'' are two members of Formosan[[note]] modern-day Taiwan[[/note]] royalty, It-Beng Sia and Bun-Lan Lim, and their guards, Hok-Seng Lau and Chioh Tan. They bring with them a mysterious chest that they make sure to guard from prying eyes, rousing the greed and curiosity of Second Mate Edward Nichols. Late one night, he knocks out guard Hok-Seng Lau and breaks into the chest, revealing a shell that glows with an odd light. Passenger '''Nunzio Pasqua''' ventures to the cargo deck to investigate the noise, becoming concerned at Lau's unconscious body. Nichols reassures him that all is well before stabbing him in the chest.


Without any other evidence or witnesses, '''Hok-Seng Lau''' is blamed for his murder. Captain Robert Witterel, in accordance with maritime and English law, proclaims him guilty "by self-confession" and sentences him to death by firing line as most of the crew gathers on the top deck. Bun-Lan Lim proclaims his innocence as It-Beng Sia quietly tells her that it's too late. Artist-in-residence Edward Spratt takes a sketch of the proceedings while steward Davey James looks away. Of the impromptu firing squad, only seaman Henry Brennan's shot hits its mark.


Nichols mutinies along with his steward and a group of seamen by pushing off on the lifeboats in the middle of the night, the royals and their chest in tow. He doesn't leave quietly; Lars Linde and midshipman Peter Milroy alert the crew, helmsmen Finley Dalton gets his leg impaled for his troubles and seaman '''Timothy Butement''' is shot dead by Nichols himself. Timothy's body apparently dangles in front of the First Mate's cabin's window until only the bones of his leg remain.


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Among the passagers of the ''Obra Dinn'' are two members of Formosan[[note]] modern-day Taiwan[[/note]] royalty, It-Beng Sia and Bun-Lan Lim, and their guards, Hok-Seng Lau and Chioh Tan. They bring with them a mysterious chest that they make sure to guard from prying eyes, rousing the greed and curiosity of Second Mate Edward Nichols. Late one night, he knocks out guard Hok-Seng Lau and breaks into the chest, revealing a shell that glows with an odd light. Passenger '''Nunzio Pasqua''' ventures to the cargo deck to investigate the noise, becoming concerned at Lau's unconscious body. Nichols reassures him that all is well before stabbing him in the chest.


Without any other evidence or witnesses, '''Hok-Seng Lau''' is blamed for his murder. Captain Robert Witterel, in accordance with maritime and English law, proclaims him guilty "by self-confession" self-confession"[[note]] Not coincidentally, Nichols has a Chinese topman among his mutineers [[/note]] and sentences him to death by firing line as most of the crew gathers on the top deck. Bun-Lan Lim proclaims his innocence as It-Beng Sia quietly tells her that it's too late. Artist-in-residence Edward Spratt takes a sketch of the proceedings while steward Davey James looks away. Of the impromptu firing squad, only seaman Henry Brennan's shot hits its mark.


Nichols mutinies along with his steward and a group of seamen by pushing off on the lifeboats in the middle of the night, the royals and their chest in tow. He doesn't leave quietly; quietly nor peacefully; Lars Linde and midshipman Peter Milroy are beaten as they alert the crew, helmsmen Finley Dalton gets his leg impaled for his troubles and seaman '''Timothy Butement''' is shot dead by Nichols himself. Timothy's body apparently dangles in front of the First Mate's cabin's window until only the bones of his leg remain.




Chaos reigns as the mutineers try to defend themselves from their attackers: mermaid-like sea creatures that wield spears and have spikes on their bellies. Beng takes advantage of the spear within Hong to cut his bindings, aiming to get to the chest. Nichols demands that they keep rowing as seaman '''Patrick O'Hagan''' gets speared through his head.

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Chaos reigns as the mutineers try to defend themselves from their attackers: mermaid-like sea creatures that wield spears and have spikes on their bellies. Beng takes advantage of the spear within Hong to cut his bindings, aiming to get to the chest. Nichols demands that they keep rowing as seaman '''Patrick O'Hagan''' gets speared through his head.
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Beng grabs the shell, opens the chest, and plunges the shell inside. Pillars of light shoot out, knocking the mermaids unconscious and burning his hand to the bone in the process. He is too late for his ward; '''Bun-Lan Lim''' has already had her throat cut by a mermaid.

Some time later, '''It-Beng Sia''' succumbs to his wounds while asking Miss Lim if she is alright, to no avail. Nichols has been busy; he has tied the lifeboats together and is dragging the mermaids onto the boats, preparing for a lonely voyage.

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Beng grabs the shell, opens the chest, and plunges the shell it inside. Pillars of light shoot out, knocking the mermaids unconscious and burning his hand to the bone in the process.bone. He is too late for his ward; '''Bun-Lan Lim''' has already had her throat cut by a mermaid.

Some time later, '''It-Beng Sia''' succumbs to his wounds wound while asking Miss Lim if she is alright, to no avail. Nichols has been busy; he has tied the lifeboats together and is currently dragging the mermaids onto the boats, preparing for a lonely voyage.



As Henry Evans investigates the spike that pierced both men, the officers discuss what to do next and the crew on the main deck throws the bodies overboard and moves the boats back to the stern. The crew on the gun deck begin to move their cargo down the stairs: the restrained mermaids. Cook '''Thomas Sefton''' sees them as strange fish and jokes that they would make a good meal. He notices a bright, glowing shell held by one of the mermaids and, against everyone's warnings, reaches for it. The mermaid's tail suddenly whips up and smacks his face, breaking his neck.

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As Henry Evans investigates the spike that pierced both men, the remaining officers discuss what to do next and next, the crew on the main deck throws throw the bodies overboard and moves move the boats back to the stern. The stern and the crew on the gun deck begin to move their cargo down the stairs: the restrained mermaids. Cook '''Thomas Sefton''' sees them as strange fish and jokes that they would make a good meal. He notices a bright, glowing shell held by one of the mermaids and, against everyone's warnings, reaches for it. The mermaid's tail suddenly whips up and smacks his face, breaking his neck.



The ship's carpenter and his mate, Winston Smith and Marcus Gibbs, go to get another stretcher when a sudden commotion is heard downstairs. Captain's Steward Fillip Dahl has suddenly attacked seaman '''John Naples''' with a sword, cutting off his foot. He manages to limp away from his post by the lazarette to the opposite end of the cargo deck, where he receives medical attention while Fillip is restrained. He explains to his captain that the demons they have brought aboard carry a curse and must be released. As Gunner's Mate Olus Wiater wards off bystanders, the captain commands that he be brought to the lazarette where "he may yet find his senses." Henry assures John that he'll be fine, his patient passing away as the doctor asks his mate to find the rest of his leg.

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The ship's carpenter and his mate, Winston Smith and Marcus Gibbs, go to get another stretcher when a sudden commotion is heard downstairs. Captain's Steward Fillip Dahl has suddenly attacked seaman '''John Naples''' with a sword, cutting off his foot. He John manages to limp away from his post by the lazarette to the opposite end of the cargo deck, where he receives medical attention while as Fillip is restrained. He explains to his captain that the demons they have brought aboard carry a curse and must be released. As Gunner's Mate Olus Wiater wards off bystanders, the captain commands that he be brought to the lazarette where "he may yet find his senses." Henry assures John that he'll be fine, his patient passing away as the doctor asks his mate to find the rest of his leg.



The crew works as Huang's body falls, becoming aware of the devils only when one spears topman '''Nicholas Botterill'''. The topmen scramble down the rigging as the seamen go below deck hoping to evade the strange crab riding creatures, armed with spikes and spears like the mermaids before them.

One of the crab-riders climbs down the stairs to the gun deck as Winston Smith and '''Marcus Gibbs''' arrive on the scene, the alert spreading throughout the ship. Seaman Nathan Peters warns them about Nicholas's demise as the crew that are left prepares their defense on the orlop deck. Marcus disregards his boss and Nathan, throwing his axe at the crab-rider. It deflects it and fires three spikes at his chest, pinning him to the wall. Winston's attempt to pull him back has only gotten him a spike in his shoulder.

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The crew works as Huang's body falls, becoming aware of the devils only when one spears topman '''Nicholas Botterill'''. The topmen scramble down the rigging as the seamen go below deck deck, hoping to evade the strange crab riding creatures, armed with spikes and spears like the mermaids before them.

One of the crab-riders climbs down the stairs to the gun deck as Winston Smith and '''Marcus Gibbs''' arrive on the scene, the alert spreading throughout the ship. Seaman Nathan Peters warns them about Nicholas's demise as the crew that are left prepares their defense counterattack on the orlop deck. Marcus disregards his boss and Nathan, throwing his axe at the crab-rider. It deflects it and fires three spikes at his chest, pinning him to the wall. Winston's attempt to pull him back has only gotten him a spike in his shoulder.



Purser Duncan [=McKay=] has had enough of hiding in his cabin from supernatural threats. He gathers some of the remaining seamen, '''Lars Linde''', Nathan Peters and Alexander Booth, and prepares to depart with a lifeboat in the dead of night. Nathan blocks Lars from getting on; he growls about Lars killing his brother when he lost control of the pulley, so long ago. Both Lars and Alexander try to convince him that it was an accident and drop the matter, but Nathan simply declares he shouldn't have waited so long for revenge. He clubs Lars over the head, killing him in one blow.

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Purser Duncan [=McKay=] has had enough of hiding in his cabin from supernatural threats. He gathers some of the remaining seamen, '''Lars Linde''', Nathan Peters and Alexander Booth, and prepares to depart with a lifeboat in the dead of night. Nathan blocks Lars from getting on; he growls about Lars killing his brother when he lost control of his grip on the pulley, cargo ropes, so long ago. Both Lars and Alexander try to convince him that it was an accident and drop the matter, but Nathan simply declares he shouldn't have waited so long for revenge. He clubs Lars over the head, killing him in one blow.



'''Wolff''' sees that, terrifyingly, the cannon's fuse has somehow been lit. The cursed cannon fires, completely annihilating any trace of '''George''' and propelling Wolff's headless and armless corpse against the cabin wall. The recoil causes the cannon itself to smash through the nearby beam and knock another cannon out of place.

Third Mate's Steward '''Roderick Anderson''' attempts to get the loose cannon secure while Leonid Volkov checks on Wolff's body. Third Mate Martin Perrott storms onto the deck to check on the situation when the ''Obra Dinn'' starts "heeling over," knocking everything off-balance. Martin screams at everyone to find their footing as the cannon flattens Roderick against a column, Thomas Lanke and Peter Milroy dropping some of their gunpowder as they head to the top deck.

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'''Wolff''' sees that, terrifyingly, the cannon's fuse has somehow been lit. The cursed cannon fires, completely annihilating any trace of propelling '''George''' through the window and propelling smashing Wolff's headless and armless corpse against the cabin wall. The recoil causes the cannon itself to smash through the nearby beam and knock another cannon out of place.

Third Mate's Steward '''Roderick Anderson''' attempts to get the loose cannon secure while Leonid Volkov checks on Wolff's body. Third Mate Martin Perrott Perrott, Roderick's direct superior, storms onto the deck to check on the situation when the ''Obra Dinn'' starts "heeling over," knocking everything off-balance. Martin screams at everyone to find their footing as the cannon flattens Roderick against a column, midshipmen Thomas Lanke and Peter Milroy dropping some of their gunpowder as they head climb to the top deck.



It's a madhouse above deck as crew cohesion breaks down. Alfred, Davies, Martin and Olus Wiater shoot at any tentacles in their sights as Leonid and Charles Miner use makeshift spears at any of the beast's limbs within their reach. '''Maba''' pierces a tentacle with his own sword; it simply scoops him up and rips him in two with another of its arms. A lifeboat is seen being up-ended in the distance, its inhabitants '''(Alexander, Duncan and Nathan)''' falling to their doom into the waters below.

The end of the ''Obra Dinn'' looks inevitable. Paul desperately tries to keep the last three passengers inside their rooms, but '''Abigail Hoscut-Witterel''' isn't bothered. Despite seeing '''Finley Dalton''' and topman '''Wei Lee''' getting pulled overboard, she runs to the middle of the top deck in the midst of the chaos. She demands to see her husband the captain from an understandably incredulous Martin, who believes that she may have lost her mind. He tells her he's below deck and to get back inside. The kraken breaks the mizzen-mast and brings it down onto her head, killing her instantly. Meanwhile, topman Lewis Walker drags the top half of Maba's body away, Olus takes aim with the last pistols he has and '''Charles''' tries to stop a tentacle wrapped around Alfred's arm from doing its grisly work, being torn apart for his trouble.

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It's a madhouse above deck as crew cohesion breaks down. Alfred, Davies, Martin and Olus Wiater shoot at any tentacles in their sights as Leonid and Charles Miner use makeshift spears at any of to ward off the beast's limbs within their reach. '''Maba''' pierces a tentacle with his own sword; it simply scoops him up and viscerally rips him in two with another of its arms. A lifeboat is seen being up-ended in the distance, its inhabitants '''(Alexander, Duncan and Nathan)''' falling to their doom into the waters below.

The end of the ''Obra Dinn'' looks inevitable. Paul desperately tries to keep the last three passengers inside their rooms, but '''Abigail Hoscut-Witterel''' isn't bothered. Despite seeing '''Finley Dalton''' and topman '''Wei Lee''' getting pulled overboard, she runs to the middle of the top deck in the midst of the chaos. She demands to see her husband the captain from an understandably incredulous Martin, who believes screams back that she may have lost her mind. He tells her he's below deck and to get back inside. The kraken breaks the mizzen-mast and brings it down onto her head, killing her instantly. Meanwhile, topman Lewis Walker drags the top half of Maba's body away, Olus takes aim with the last pistols he has and '''Charles''' tries to stop a tentacle wrapped around Alfred's arm from doing its grisly work, being torn apart for his trouble.



Even later, the ship's surgeon, Henry Evans, is caught by Paul attempting to enter the lazarette, only to be told that the key to the door is gone. In the pursuit of knowledge, Henry puts his pet monkey into the lazarette and ties it to a rope. Paul asks him what he's doing and Henry replies that it's "nothing good". He then shoots the '''monkey''' and retrieves its body with the rope.

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Even later, the ship's surgeon, Henry Evans, is caught by Paul attempting to enter the lazarette, only to be told that the key to the door is gone. In the pursuit of knowledge, Henry puts his pet monkey into the lazarette and ties it to a rope. Paul asks him what he's doing and Henry replies that it's "nothing good". He then shoots good," shooting the '''monkey''' and retrieves retrieving its body with the rope.



The crew of the ''Obra Dinn'' has somehow driven the squid back. Olus Wiater and John Davies carry Alfred Klestil, minus one arm, into the gun deck's lounge while ignoring his protests. He asks where Charles Miner ("his Frenchman") went, and how they killed the beast. Davies replies that it left with the storm and that the captain somehow chased it off, the man himself climbing to the top deck behind him, and also bluntly informs him that Charles was ripped apart. A leery '''Alfred''' simply responds that this curse "does not lift for nothing" before succumbing to his wound.

Meanwhile, trouble is brewing on the top deck as Henry Evans, Davey James, Paul Moss and the two female passengers prepare to board the last lifeboat of the ''Obra Dinn''. Leonid Volkov roars that they won't take the last boat and gets in a sword fight with Paul as Robert Witterel, William Hoscut, Henry Brennan and topman Lewis Walker all try to stop him. Despite the support of the passengers and his moral high ground, '''Paul''' loses the duel with a simple "Damn."

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The crew of the ''Obra Dinn'' has somehow driven the squid behemoth back. Olus Wiater and John Davies carry Alfred Klestil, minus one arm, into the gun deck's lounge while ignoring his protests. He asks where Charles Miner ("his Frenchman") went, and how they killed the beast. Davies replies that it left with the storm and that the captain somehow chased it off, the man himself climbing to the top deck behind him, and also bluntly informs him that Charles was ripped apart. A leery '''Alfred''' simply responds that this curse "does not lift for nothing" before succumbing to his wound.

Meanwhile, trouble is brewing on the top deck as Henry Evans, Davey James, Paul Moss and the two female passengers prepare to board the last lifeboat of the ''Obra Dinn''. Leonid Volkov roars that they won't take the last boat and gets in a sword fight with Paul as Robert Witterel, William Hoscut, Henry Brennan and topman Lewis Walker all try to stop him. Despite having the support of the passengers and his the moral high ground, '''Paul''' loses the duel with a simple quiet "Damn."



As this is happening, Olus and Davies consider their bleak situation. Olus proposes that they take the ship from Robert, sail east, and "trade wretched fish and shells for gold." Olus suddenly notices Thomas Lanke eavesdropping, who runs off screaming mutiny. He runs up and stabs Thomas in the back before Davies can stop him, and the two wrestle for Olus's pistol. As Robert holds his head in shame, Henry and William go to investigate the commotion below deck. Davies forces the gun to point at '''Olus''' and pulls the trigger, blowing the top half of his head off.

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As this is happening, Olus and Davies consider their bleak situation. Olus proposes that they take the ship from Robert, sail east, and "trade wretched fish and shells for gold." Olus gold," but suddenly notices Thomas Lanke eavesdropping, who runs off screaming mutiny. eavesdropping. He runs up and stabs a panicking Thomas in the back before Davies can stop him, and the two wrestle for Olus's pistol. As Robert holds his head in shame, Henry and William go to investigate the commotion below deck. Davies forces the gun to point at '''Olus''' and pulls the trigger, blowing the top half of his head off.



William despairs at seeing Thomas's condition. '''Thomas''' tries to have him promise to apologize to Peter's mother for failing to save her son for him, but William declares that he will tell her himself. He vows to stay with him and yells for Brennan to bring him the surgeon's kit, but it is too late. Thomas bleeds out in his own room as Lewis Walker comes below deck to see the commotion.

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William despairs at seeing Thomas's condition. '''Thomas''' tries to have him promise to apologize to Peter's mother for failing to save her son for him, but William declares that he will tell her himself. He vows to stay with him and yells for Brennan to bring him the surgeon's kit, but it is too late.kit. Thomas bleeds out in his own room as Lewis Walker comes below deck to see the commotion.



Henry demands that a shirtless Robert tells him where the shells are. Robert claims that he already threw them overboard. '''Henry''' says that he's lying and manages to drive a spear through Robert's shoulder, but gets his throat cut.

As Brennan lays in the Captain's quarters, choking on the blood filling in his throat, '''Lewis''' bounds over the railing and swings onto the balcony outside the quarters with a knife between his teeth. He charges Robert while he is distracted and plunges the knife into his side, to no avail; he gets clubbed with the spear for his efforts, caving his head in.

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Henry demands that a shirtless Robert tells tell him where the shells are. Robert claims that he already threw them overboard. '''Henry''' says that he's lying and manages to drive a spear through Robert's shoulder, but gets his throat cut.

As Brennan lays in the Captain's quarters, choking chokes on the blood filling in his throat, '''Lewis''' bounds over the upper railing and swings onto the balcony outside the captain's quarters with a knife between his teeth. He charges Robert while he is distracted and plunges the knife into his side, to no avail; he gets clubbed his head caved in with the spear for his efforts, caving his head in.
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A storm begins to brew deep into your investigation. The oarsman makes it clear that you finish your business because they won't be taking you back to the ''Obra Dinn'' once you get on the boat. You make your decision and leave the corpse of a ship behind to be sunk by the storm.

One week later, you are sent a preliminary assessment based on your recorded findings, official status pending your signature verifying that all of the above is the whole truth. The crew's estates, pensions and other expenses are fined or awarded based on your records and the legal standard of the time (Robert's estate is seized by the crown due to his suicide, Nichols receives the most fines to his estate if you are truthful, criminal charges and causes for merit and demerit are listed as you wrote them...). You keep the Memento Mortem and send ''Return of the Obra Dinn'' back to Henry, as promised.

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A storm begins to brew deep into your investigation. The oarsman makes it clear that you should definitively finish your business business, because they won't be taking you back to the ''Obra Dinn'' once you get on the boat. You make your decision the final call and leave the corpse of a ship behind to be sunk by the storm.

One week later, you are sent a preliminary assessment based on your recorded findings, official status findings that, pending your signature verifying that signature, will verify all of the above is the whole truth.death certificates. The crew's estates, pensions and other expenses are fined or awarded based on your records and the legal standard of the time (Robert's estate is seized by the crown due to his suicide, Nichols receives the most fines to his estate if you are truthful, criminal charges and causes for merit and demerit are listed as you wrote them...). You keep the Memento Mortem and send ''Return of the Obra Dinn'' back to Henry, as promised.



When you open it, you find a letter from Jane Bird explaining Henry's fate, depending on the accuracy of your assessment. If all your reports are accurate, she says that the book within the package is yours to keep and requests that you don't write back. Aside from the letter, the package also contains another wrapped item and ''Return of the Obra Dinn'', with a small note from Henry declaring that it is your tale now. The Bargain chapter is still unfinished.

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When you open it, you find a letter from Jane Bird explaining Henry's fate, depending on the accuracy of your assessment. If all your reports are accurate, assessment; no matter what, she says that the book within the package is yours to keep and requests that you don't write back. Aside from the letter, the package also contains another wrapped item and ''Return of the Obra Dinn'', with a small note from Henry declaring that it is your tale now. The Bargain chapter is still unfinished.


One of the crab-riders climbs down the stairs to the gun deck as Winston Smith and '''Marcus Gibbs''' arrive on the scene, the alert spreading throughout the ship. Seaman Nathan Peters warns them about Nicholas's demise as the crew that are left prepares their defense on the orlop deck. Marcus disregards his boss's and Nathans' warnings and throws his axe at the crab-rider. It deflects it and fires three spikes at his chest, pinning him to the wall. Winston's attempt to pull him back has only gotten him a spike in his shoulder.

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One of the crab-riders climbs down the stairs to the gun deck as Winston Smith and '''Marcus Gibbs''' arrive on the scene, the alert spreading throughout the ship. Seaman Nathan Peters warns them about Nicholas's demise as the crew that are left prepares their defense on the orlop deck. Marcus disregards his boss's boss and Nathans' warnings and throws Nathan, throwing his axe at the crab-rider. It deflects it and fires three spikes at his chest, pinning him to the wall. Winston's attempt to pull him back has only gotten him a spike in his shoulder.


Henry sadly asks the other Indian seamen to take their bodies over to the carpenter's for wrapping and last rights. As this happens, ship butcher Emil O'Farrell teaches the midshipmen how to properly and promptly slaughter '''a cow''' for their meat supplies. Charlie Hershtik vomits from the casual brutality, much to his fellows' amusement ("Never been on a farm, Charlie?").

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Henry sadly asks the other Indian seamen to take their bodies over to the carpenter's for wrapping and last rights.rites. As this happens, ship butcher Emil O'Farrell teaches the midshipmen how to properly and promptly slaughter '''a cow''' for their meat supplies. Charlie Hershtik vomits from the casual brutality, much to his fellows' amusement ("Never been on a farm, Charlie?").


The following morning, the crew raises the boats back on deck, the bodies of Edward and the royals laid out while the chest and supplies are being moved to the cargo deck. The mermaids are wrapped in a separate net, raised high above the main deck. The captain presses '''Chioh Tan''' for an explanation, restrained by seaman '''Hamadou Diom''' and translated by topman Huang Li. Chioh blames him for what has happened and tells him that the shell must be protected, lest they will all die. Huang tactfully only tells the captain about the second part as the mermaids begin to stir; they somehow shoot spikes from their restrained position, missing every crew member except both Chioh and Hamadou.

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The following morning, the crew raises the boats back on deck, the bodies of Edward and the royals laid out while the chest and supplies are being moved to the cargo deck. The mermaids are wrapped in a separate net, raised high above the main deck. The captain presses '''Chioh Tan''' for an explanation, restrained by seaman '''Hamadou Diom''' and translated by topman Huang Li. Chioh blames him the crew for what has happened and tells him warns that the shell must be protected, lest they will all die. Huang tactfully only tells omits the captain about accusations, and begins to translate the second part as warning while the mermaids begin to stir; they somehow shoot spikes from their restrained position, missing every crew member except both Chioh and Hamadou.



Captain Witterel seems to believe so too, storming into the lazarette and killing two of the '''mermaids''' locked in the cages, one with a spear and another with a gun, ordering them to call off the Kraken. He then takes the other two shells from the chest and tosses them overboard.

A while later, Third Mate '''Martin Perrott''', accompanied by Paul Moss and Davey James, enter the lazarette and see a third shell resting in the dead Fillip's hands. Whilst reaching for it, Martin opens the third cage, the remaining mermaid inside hurling a volley of spikes at him, mortally wounding him. Reeling from his wounds, he assures the mermaids that they are there to set it free. He then tells Paul and Davey to give the shell to the mermaid and toss it overboard, making them lock the lazarette door as they leave. In return, he asks the mermaid to see the ''Obra Dinn'' home safe. He succumbs to his wounds.

Even later, the ship's surgeon, Henry Evans, is caught by Paul attempting to enter the lazarette, only to be told that the key to the door is gone. In the pursuit of knowledge, Henry puts his pet monkey into the lazarette and ties it to a rope. Paul asks him what he's doing and Henry replies that it's "nothing good". He then shoots the '''monkey''' and removes its paw.

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Captain Witterel seems to believe so too, storming into the lazarette and killing two of the '''mermaids''' locked in the cages, one with a spear and another with a gun, ordering them to call off the Kraken. He then takes notices that each of the other two shells from dead mermaids is carrying a shell and, remembering Chioh Tan's last words, decides to dispose of the chest and tosses dangerous objects by tossing them overboard.

overboard. He fails to notice a third shell being clutched by Fillip.

A while later, Third Mate '''Martin Perrott''', Martin Perrott, accompanied by Paul Moss and Davey James, enter the lazarette and see a third shell resting in the dead Fillip's hands. Whilst reaching for it, Martin opens lazarette. They spot the third cage, shell, but are more preoccupied with the remaining mermaid inside mermaid. The creature is hostile, hurling a volley of spikes at him, mortally wounding him. '''Martin''' as soon as the cage is opened. Reeling from his wounds, he assures the mermaids mermaid that they are there intend to set it free. He then tells Paul and Davey to give the last shell to the mermaid and mermaid, toss it overboard, making them and lock the lazarette door as they leave. In return, he asks the mermaid to see the ''Obra Dinn'' home safe. He succumbs to his wounds.

Even later, the ship's surgeon, Henry Evans, is caught by Paul attempting to enter the lazarette, only to be told that the key to the door is gone. In the pursuit of knowledge, Henry puts his pet monkey into the lazarette and ties it to a rope. Paul asks him what he's doing and Henry replies that it's "nothing good". He then shoots the '''monkey''' and removes retrieves its paw.body with the rope.


Captain Witterel seems to believe so too, storming into the lazarette and killing two of the mermaids locked in the cages, one with a spear and another with a gun, ordering them to call off the Kraken. He then takes two of the shells from the chest and tosses them overboard.

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Captain Witterel seems to believe so too, storming into the lazarette and killing two of the mermaids '''mermaids''' locked in the cages, one with a spear and another with a gun, ordering them to call off the Kraken. He then takes the other two of the shells from the chest and tosses them overboard.

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