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Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Ancient Warrior on August 10, 2009, 01:51:10 PM
Author's Note: This is one of the episodes in my independent project.  If you have any complaints, first thing to do is to go see the episode directory here:
Legends: The Rediscovery (http://

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The camera maneuvers through a thick rainforest to stop in front of an ancient temple.  A giant stone head next to the gate of the temple begins to speak:
"LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE! With your guide, Kirk Fogg! And here he is NOW!"

On this final word, Kirk appears from behind the Temple Guard door in the Dungeon and runs straight out into the foreground of the stage to greet the crowd. "Thank you! Thank you very much! Nice to see you! Nice to see you, Olmec! Welcome to Legends of the Hidden Temple.  The rooms are filled with lost treasures that are protected by mysterious Mayan Temple Guards.  Only Olmec knows the legend behind each of the treasures in his temple.  Which legend are we gonna hear about today?"

Olmec replies:
"The Legend of the Magical Thread of Ariadne."

"Ooh, the Magical Thread of Ariadne!" Kirk says in response. "Well the legend is set, and one of these teams will have the chance to retrieve the Magical Thread.  Will it be:
"Darius and Dana of the Red Jaguars?" the camera pans to each team in order?
"Martin and Gabrielle of the Blue Barracudas,
"Gage and Jaclyn of the Green Monkeys,
"Tyson and Christianna of the Orange Iguanas,
"Michael and Sarah of the Purple Parrots,
"Or Quinten and Elise of the Silver Snakes?"

"They'll have to pass some tough physical and mental tests," Kirk says, "but in the end, only one team will earn the right to enter Olmec's Temple.  First, they have to cross the Moat, and here's how they'll do it today:
"When I say go, one player will stand on the ice floe in front of them and their partner will get in the water and hold it while the player on the ice floe tries not to fall off.  They can?t touch each other or they?ll have to go back and start again."
"As soon as the second player gets the ice floe across the Moat, they?ll both step onto the deck and run over here to hit the gong." He slams down on the Red Jaguars' gong to demonstrate. "The first four teams to hit their gongs will go on to the next round.  Are we ready?"
The players all cheer and shout in response.
"Olmec, are you ready?" asks Kirk.
"Let?s get this show on the road," Olmec replies.
"Okay then," Kirk replies. "On your mark teams, get set, GO!"

?There they go!? Kirk declares as the team members get into position. ?It?s a tough Moat, can they handle it?? After a while, some of the team members start to lose their balance, but Kirk did note the leader:
?Blue Barracudas really swimmin? across the Moat; I think we got our first? Maybe not; here come the Red Jaguars!? The boy on the Blue Barracudas almost loses his balance, while the Red Jaguars pull ahead.
?We got our first team, it?s the Red Jaguars!? Kirk shouts as the Red Jaguars make it across with the Blue Barracudas right behind. ?That?s two teams? Three teams? We got our four teams! That?s it! We got our four teams!?
The next thing the camera shows is Kirk next to the Red Jaguars and the team?s lit gong. ?Red Jaguars had that nice come-from-behind! They?re going on to the Steps of Knowledge, and so are the Blue Barracudas?? the camera shows the other qualifying teams as Kirk names them? ?and the Orange Iguanas? and the Purple Parrots! Green Monkeys and Silver Snakes, great effort.  You won?t go away empty-handed; we got a great gift for you and here?s what it is.? Quinten, Gage, Elise and Jaclyn will each be receiving a copy of Monster House on DVD.
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Ancient Warrior on August 10, 2009, 01:54:54 PM
The four teams are now at the top of the Steps of Knowledge accompanied by Kirk. "As the quest continues, it's now time for Olmec to tell us about the Legend of the Magical Thread of Ariadne.  Pay attention, because your knowledge of the Legend can bring you a step closer to Olmec's Temple."
Olmec begins to tell the legend:
"One of the most feared monsters in ancient Greece was the Minotaur, which was half-man and half-bull.  Queen Pasipha? of Crete had given birth to him when the gods put a curse on her, and she had him locked up in a labyrinth under the royal palace to avoid any trouble.  However, every now and then the Minotaur got very hungry and needed some humans to munch on.  One day, a hero named Theseus was called to Crete to be the Minotaur?s dinner, but Theseus was unafraid.
" 'I?m not afraid of no monster!' he shouted as he set foot ashore. 'And I?m not afraid of those cretins who call themselves? well, "Cretans"!'
" 'Theseus, wait!' called Ariadne, the Princess of Crete. 'Take this with you.' And she handed him a ball of thread.
" 'Thanks, but? I don?t know how to sew.'
" 'No, silly.  That thread will show you the way to get yourself and the others out of the labyrinth.  I?ll be waiting for you.'
"As Theseus went through the labyrinth, he asked the thread to point out which way the other prisoners were.  He followed it as it unraveled itself and began to find the others one by one.  The Minotaur didn?t even notice Theseus until Theseus destroyed him.
"When everyone made it out of the labyrinth, Ariadne was waiting for Theseus? along with the god of wine, Dionysus.
" 'Ariadne? How could you?' Theseus was shocked. 'I thought you liked me!'
" 'I?m sorry, Theseus,' replied Ariadne, 'but my heart belongs to another.' And so she and Dionysus left to be married, but Ariadne forgot her magical ball of thread.  An upset Theseus threw it into the sea, and the thread eventually ended up here in the Temple.  Your task is to retrieve the Magical Thread of Ariadne and bring it here."

"Thank you Olmec," Kirk says after Olmec finishes telling the legend. "So tell us, where is this Magical Thread?"
Olmec replies:
"The Magical Thread of Ariadne can be found in the Junction of the Secret Shafts." The camera zooms in on the Magical Thread sitting on top of the outside wall of the Junction of the Secret Shafts, then fades back to Kirk.

"Okay. Teams," Kirk begins, walking down the steps, "you're standing on the Steps of Knowledge, and in a minute, Olmec's gonna ask you a question.  If you think you know the answer, stomp down on the ancient marking in front of you.  If you're right, you can move down to the next level, but if you're wrong or run out of time, I'll give the other teams a chance.  The first two teams to make it to the bottom level will be one step closer to Olmec's Temple.  Olmec, first question."

Olmec begins:
?Which of these heroes did Ariadne help???
Martin hits the marking first and the Blue Barracudas answer in unison: ?Theseus.?
?Correct,? Olmec replies.
?All right, step down, Blue Barracudas!? Kirk says, and the Blue Barracudas move down to the second step. ?Off to a good start.  Olmec, next question.?
Olmec now asks:
?Was Theseus a hero from: Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome or Ancient Egypt??
Nobody rings in; they?re probably all debating between ?Ancient Greece? and ?Ancient Rome.? After a few seconds, a bell sounds.
?Time?s up!? Olmec announces. ?Ancient Greece was the answer.?
?All right,? says Kirk. ?Olmec, next question.?
Olmec asks:
?Which of these is the monster that Theseus was going to be food for: Hydra???
Dana hits the marking first: ?Minotaur.?
?Correct,? answers Olmec.
?All right, Red Jaguars, come down!? says Kirk, and the Red Jaguars join the Blue Barracudas on the second step. ?Orange Iguanas and Purple Parrots still have a chance to get in this.  Next question.?
Olmec now asks:
?Was the Minotaur: Half-horse, Half-bird or Half-bull??
After a second, Michael gongs in: ?He was half-bull???
?Correct,? Olmec replies.
?Orange Iguanas can still score,? Kirk comments as the Purple Parrots move down to the second step. ?Olmec, next question.?
Olmec continues with:
?In which of these did the Minotaur live???
Sarah stomps in first: ?He lived in a labyrinth???
?That is correct,? answers Olmec.
?Purple Parrots now just one step away from the Temple Games!? Kirk remarks as the Purple Parrots go down to the third step. ?Remember we need two teams.  Olmec, continue.?
Now Olmec asks:
?Is a labyrinth???
Christianna hits the marker first: ?The labyrinth? was under the palace.?
?That is not one of our three choices,? Olmec replies. ?Is a labyrinth a: Huge dome, Complicated maze???
Michael rings in: ?It?s a maze.?
?A maze,? seconds Sarah.
?That is correct!? Olmec shouts, and the Purple Parrots step down one last time and high-five excitedly.
?All right, our first team going to the Temple Games! It?s the Purple Parrots!? announces Kirk. ?Who?s the other team gonna be: the Red Jaguars, Blue Barracudas or Orange Iguanas? Olmec, next question.?
Olmec then asks:
?According to our legend, how did Theseus activate the magical thread: He asked it where the prisoners were, He threw it onto the ground or He used it to make???
Gabrielle stomps down first: ?He talked to it?? Asked it where? Um??
?That is correct,? says Olmec.
?Blue Barracudas now one step away,? Kirk says as the Blue Barracudas move down to the third step. ?The Red Jaguars and Orange Iguanas still have a chance. Next question, Olmec.?
Olmec asks:
?The Minotaur and his labyrinth were located on Greece?s largest island.  Is this island call???
Tyson rings in: ?Crete???
?Correct,? Olmec answers.
?Orange Iguanas on the board!? says Kirk as the Orange Iguanas move down to the second step. ?Can they come back? We?ll find out.  Olmec, next question.?
Olmec continues:
?According to our legend, which of these Greek gods was Ariadne going to marry???
Martin gongs in, but then freezes up and says nothing until a bell sounds.
?The three choices,? says Olmec, ?are Poseidon, Dionysus or Z??
Darius interrupts this time: ?Dionysus???
?That is correct,? answers Olmec.
?Red Jaguars now one step away!? Kirk announces as the Red Jaguars join the Blue Barracudas on the third step. ?This question might decide it.  Olmec, next question.?
Olmec then asks:
?Is Dionysus the Greek god of???
Gabrielle rings in: ?Greek god of wine.?
After a pause, Olmec replies:
?That is correct!?
?They got it!? Kirk declares, and goes over to meet with the two qualifying teams. ?Going on to the Temple Games, we got the Blue Barracudas and the Purple Parrots! Red Jaguars and Orange Iguanas gave it a great effort too.  We got a great gift for them and here it is.? Dana, Darius, Tyson and Christianna will each be receiving a copy of Monster House on DVD.
Kirk stands between the two winning teams on the bottommost Step of Knowledge. ?The Blue Barracudas and Purple Parrots will be playing for the right to enter Olmec?s Temple,? he says, ?and they?re gonna do it right after this!? The camera shoots across to focus on the model in the Planetarium, then fades to commercial.
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Ancient Warrior on August 10, 2009, 01:56:22 PM
Kirk is standing in front of the Crevasse between the Blue Barracudas and the Purple Parrots. ?Welcome back to Legends,? he says. ?Now?s the time when the glory goes to the fastest and the strongest, so let?s get to know these fast, strong teams.? He turns to talk to the blond boy on the Blue Barracudas. ?On the Blue Barracudas we have Martin.  How old are you??
?Twelve,? he replies.
?Now I understand you have pet snakes,? Kirk says. ?Tell me about that.?
?Well, I have two,? explains Martin, ?and they?re both corn snakes.  Spirals and Liz.?
?They hard to take care of?? asks Kirk.
?Nah, pretty easy,? answers Martin.
?All right,? Kirk says as he goes to interview the curly-brown-haired girl on the far left of the screen. ?And also on the Blue Barracudas, we have Gabrielle.  Tell me how old are you??
?Eleven,? she replies.
?And now you like reading about ancient civilizations,? says Kirk, reading off of an index card. ?Tell me about that.?
?Well,? Gabrielle explains, ?I always liked learning about ancient Egypt.  I like Greek myths too, but I love ancient Egypt.?
?Well, this show?s right up your alley,? Kirk comments. ?Let?s hear it for the Blue Barracudas!? Martin and Gabrielle clap along with the audience as Kirk goes to talk to the short boy just right of the middle of the screen. ?And on the Purple Parrots, we have Michael.  And how old are you??
?Twelve,? Michael replies.
?And you play baseball and collect baseball cards,? Kirk says. ?How big is your collection??
?About? 350 cards,? Michael estimates.
?Do you have a favorite team?? Kirk asks.
?Um? Probably the Yankees,? Joe answers.
Kirk then goes to interview the strawberry blond girl on the far right of the screen. ?And Sarah, how old are you??
?Twelve,? she answers.
?And I understand you like swimming and cooking,? he reads. ?What?s your favorite thing to make??
?I?m best with breakfast,? she replies, ?and pancakes are good, but I love making desserts too.?
?Any particular kind??
?A nice big chocolate cake,? Sarah smiles.
?Well, you gotta show me some time,? Kirk says. ?Let?s hear it for the Purple Parrots!? Michael and Sarah applaud along with the audience.

?You guys ready to play?? Kirk asks.
?YEAH!? The players shout a response in unison.
?All right! Go get ready for the Temple Games,? Kirk says, pointing in different directions, and the players walk offscreen. ?Now, in the Temple Games, teams are competing for?" he opens a pouch and pulls out a small gold medallion to show to the camera? "Pendants of Life.  There?s three Temple Games, and the winning team is gonna need those Pendants to protect themselves from the dreaded Temple Guards as they make their way through the Temple.  Olmec, tell us about Temple Game #1.?

Olmec begins:
?In order for Theseus to reach Crete and try to take down the Minotaur, he would have to cross the sea.  In this game, your voyage will be much shorter than Theseus?s.  When Kirk gives the signal, sail to the island, then turn around, grab the floating ring and pull yourself back to the dock.
?The first player to sail to the island and then return with both feet on the dock? or the player that?s further along after 60? 30 seconds? wins.?
?Remember they have to actually get onto the dock from the bottom and run up,? Kirk says, standing in the middle of the dock. ?Let?s put 30 seconds on the clock.? A countdown clock appears in the bottom-right corner of the screen. ?On your mark, get set, GO!?
Martin and Michael paddle out towards the islands.  Martin is a little faster, but he gets held up a bit when he goes too far off-course and spotters have to redirect him.  The boys reach the islands with 16 seconds left, but almost cross paths on the way back.  After a bit of a delay and some help from the spotters, the boys keep going, but only a few seconds later a pattern of ceiling spotlights flash, indicating that the game is over.
?All right, time?s up! Come on in!? Kirk announces from his spot on the dock; the two players get out of their boats and just run up to Kirk on the dock. ?Blue Barracudas were a bit further along than the Purple Parrots, that gives them the half Pendant of Life!? The audience applauds. ?Purple Parrots can catch up in that next game, it?s worth a half Pendant.  Olmec, tell us about it.?

Olmec continues:
?Theseus had to make sure he was well-armed to fight the Minotaur.  In this game, you must grab the heads for four ancient Greek spears.  When Kirk gives the signal, crawl to the first cube, grab the first spear head, then crawl back with it and place it on the end of one of the spears.  Then, go back to get the next spear head.  Along the way you must try to avoid the swinging sandbags.  If you?re hit, you?ll have to go back and start again.?
?The first player to place a head on each of their four spears? or the player that?s assembled the most spears in 60 seconds? wins.?
The camera segues to Kirk. ?It?s a battle to get ready for a battle,? he says. ?Let?s put 60 seconds on the clock.? The clock appears in the bottom-right corner of the screen. ?And let?s get the sandbags back in position and start swinging them.? The spotters do just that. ?On your marks, get set, GO!?
Gabrielle and Sarah start to crawl out in search of the first spear heads; Gabrielle returns with her first spear head after only six seconds, but Sarah takes a little longer, coming back in eight seconds.  Gabrielle keeps her lead as she comes back with her second spear head with :44 on the clock, but she slows down a bit at that point, letting Sarah crawl ahead.
?That could cost her!? Kirk comments as Gabrielle is hit by a swinging sandbag with 29 seconds remaining and has to go back.  Sarah, on the other hand, brings her third spear head in a moment later.  Gabrielle returns with her third spear head at :18, but she slows down even more as she goes for the fourth spear.  Sarah returns with her fourth spear with four seconds still on the clock, right as Gabrielle turns around and starts to head back with hers.
?That?s it!? Kirk announces, running over to announce the winner of the Temple Game; Gabrielle joins him a second later. ?The Purple Parrots won that one, getting all for spears on their heads.  They get the half Pendant of Life!? The audience applauds again. ?So it?s all tied up, a half Pendant apiece.  We go to the third and final game, it?s worth a whole Pendant.  Olmec, tell us about it.?

Olmec narrates:
?Theseus had to make his way through a labyrinth to save himself and the other prisoners.  In this game, you and your partner must escape a maze of your own.  When Kirk gives the signal, climb along the wall and maneuver the chain along the slot until you reach the passage where you can escape.
?The first team to set themselves free? or the one that?s further along after 60 seconds? wins.?
The camera shows Kirk standing in front of the two giant boards and facing the camera. ?Whoever wins this goes on the Temple Run,? he reminds everyone. ?Let?s put 60 seconds on the clock.? The clock appears onscreen. ?On your mark, get set, GO!?
?There they go! It?s a tough maze!? Kirk remarks as the teams get to work.  Though neither team is very fast, the Purple Parrots keep up a slightly better pace than the Blue Barracudas from the start, getting through the first metal loop with :34 left on the clock, while the Blue Barracudas are a little bit behind.
?This game takes a lot of teamwork and cooperation,? Kirk comments as the teams head towards the second metal loops.  The Purple Parrots keep their lead, but both teams still move very slowly; the Parrots make it through the second metal loop with only eight seconds left, the Barracudas seven seconds left.  The teams keep going even after ceiling spotlights flash, but then just to free themselves from the equipment.
?All right, here?s how they did!? Kirk comments as he walks onscreen. ?The Purple Parrots were just a little ahead of the Blue Barracudas, giving them the full Pendant, giving them a Pendant and a half, the Blue Barracudas had a half.  Purple Parrots going to the Temple!? The team members all congratulate each other. ?Nice effort by the Blue Barracudas.  We got a great gift for both of them for playing and here?s what it is.? Gabrielle and Martin will each be receiving a backpack provided by Eastpak.
The Purple Parrots are now standing in front of the equipment for the third Temple Game along with Kirk. ?We?ll see the Purple Parrots try to make it through Olmec?s Temple and retrieve that Magical Thread of Ariadne,? says Kirk, ?right after this!? The camera rushes in towards the Temple and focuses in on the Magical Thread in the Junction of the Secret Shafts before fading to commercial.
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Ancient Warrior on August 10, 2009, 01:57:26 PM
Kirk stands in front of the Temple's stairs to the camera-right of Michael and Sarah. "Welcome back to Legends," he says to the camera before turning to talk to the players. "You two have proven yourselves worthy and now have earned the right to enter the Temple.  But first, Olmec?s gonna give you some information to help you retrieve the Magical Thread of Ariadne."
Olmec begins to give the rundown:
?You could start by climbing through the Crevasse and climbing down into the Mine Shaft.  Throw enough rocks into the bucket to lift the slab, then race into the Crystal Cave.  Pull down the correct icicle, and you could choose to go up into the Dragon?s Lair, or into the Junction of the Secret Shafts, where you can grab the Magical Thread of Ariadne.  If you escape, you might have a chance to enter the Switch Inferno.  Hit the right actuator to go upstairs, or plow through the wall and into the Dungeon.
?There, climb up the Pharaoh?s Secret Passage into the Geographer?s Study.  Take the correct book off the bookshelf, and put it on the pedestal in the front of the room to open the door? to the Shrine? of the Silver Monkey.  Assemble the statue, and you may be headed for the Knights? Barracks.  Place the sword in the correct sheath, and you could advance into the Laser Light Room.  Find the right combination to unleash the power of the laser, and run across the Bridge.  Then, pass through the Arctic Antechamber, race down the stairs and back through the Temple Gate.  The choices are yours and yours alone.? Olmec pauses for a second here. "You won 1 ? Pendants in the Temple Games.  Who's going first??
"I am," says Sarah.
"Very well, Sarah!" replies Olmec as Kirk hands out the Pendants of Life. "When Kirk gives the signal, you'll race through the gates into the Temple and make your way towards the Thread.  Hidden inside the Temple are three ventilation shafts that let out in the Junction of the Secret Shafts, as well as Temple Guards assigned to protect three specific rooms.  You can trade your Pendant for an extra life and go on, but if you're caught without a Pendant, you'll be taken out of the Temple? and then it'll be Michael's turn to enter and try his luck.  Hidden somewhere in the Temple is the other half of your Pendant.  If you can find it and you're carrying the other half, you will get an extra life.  If you can reach the Thread, all the doors of the Temple will instantly unlock, and the Temple Guards will vanish.  Return through the gates with Magical Thread of Ariadne in three minutes, and you will both be handsomely rewarded? and here's how!"
?   For just getting into the Temple, they?re both going to get a skateboard provided by Vans.
?   If they can reach the Thread within three minutes, they?re also going to get Compton?s Interactive Encyclopedia on CD-ROM, by Compton?s New Media.
?   And if they can get the Magical Thread out of the Temple before 3 minutes is up, they?ll both be going to Krystal Cancun! Krystal Cancun, the resort for beach lovers, with excursions to Mayan ruins.  It?s rich in history and rich in pleasure.  Krystal Cancun, for a prize package totaling $12,546!

"Sounds great! Let's get 'em to Mexico!" Kirk says before turning to Sarah. "So, Sarah, let's get you out in front.  Put your mouthpieces in.  Lower the gate, Olmec!"
Olmec hums as he lowers the gate.
"Three minutes on the clock." The clock appears onscreen. "On your mark, get set, GO!"

?There she goes! Up into the Temple!? Kirk announces as Sarah goes down into the Crevasse, only to meet a?
?TEMPLE GUARD! That was fast!? Kirk shouts. ?He?s gotta give ?em the Pendant!? Sarah struggles with her Pendant of Life, but finally hands it over to the guard below her.  She scurries through the ledges and tries the upper crawl tube, but it doesn?t work.  She descends into the bottom level of the Crevasse, trying the lower crawl tube along the way.  After a little while, she comes back up and climbs up into the Arctic Antechamber with 2:29 remaining.
?All right! Moving on!? Kirk comments. ?She?s gotta break down those ice rocks!? Sarah looks around for a second, then walks through the breakaway ice-wall portals in the middle of the room in order.  She moves on to the Bridge with 2:15 remaining after trying all three, jogs across, hits the door actuator with her foot and goes up to the Laser Light Room, where she meets the next TEMPLE GUARD!
?There she goes! Go Michael!? Kirk shouts out, and Michael launches into the Temple with 1:59 on the clock.  He slides down into the Crevasse and snakes up through the ledges to get to the Arctic Antechamber (1:44), then heads across the Bridge? the camera zooms in on the half Pendant on the Laser Light Room actuator as he leaves? and he sets foot in the Laser Light Room with 1:35 to go.
?He?s making great time!? remarks Kirk. ?Now he?s gotta light the light and he can move on, but next time a Temple Guard gets him?? Michael kneels down in front of the metallic column in the front of the room and aligns the four sections of the column; the lights activate and the dome atop the column lights up at the 1:23 mark, and Michael moves on into the Knights? Barracks.
?All right! Now he?s right on top of the Thread!? explains Kirk.
?Go Michael!? shouts Sarah. ?You can do it!?
In the Knights? Barracks, Michael grabs the sword from the railing in the front of the room and puts it in the sheaths stuck in the heads of the rightmost suit of armor and the middle suit of armor.  When he looks at the leftmost armor, however, he stops and checks the doors in the room.  Neither the door to the Shrine of the Silver Monkey nor the door to the Dragon?s Lair is open, so with 1:08 remaining, Michael prepares to double back, sword in hand.  Just after starting up the stairwell, however, he returns to the Knights? Barracks, puts the sword in the leftmost sheath and, at 1:03, is grabbed by a TEMPLE SPIRIT!
?Oh? That?s it!? Kirk shouts out, and the camera zooms out to show which doors opened. ?Time ran out in the Knights? Barracks, they got caught by a Temple Ghost? His half Pendant was on the Troubled Bridge.? Kirk points up to the Bridge, and the camera briefly cuts to another close-up on the half Pendant. ?They both did a good job, and they still get the skateboards.? He looks to Sarah. ?And you had a good time, right??
?Yeah,? Sarah says into the microphone.
?Well, we gotta get outta here,? Kirk finishes. ?Check us out next time for more adventure and another great Legends of the Hidden Temple! Buh-bye!? The camera focuses in on the Bridge, Dragon?s Lair and Knights? Barracks as the credits roll.
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Ancient Warrior on August 10, 2009, 02:23:59 PM
Temple Run Summary
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Name of Artifact: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Season: 2
Layout: 4 (8 overall)
Result: Triple seizure
Time Remaining: 1:03
Team: Purple Parrots
Pendants Won: 1.5
Location of Artifact: The Junction of the Secret Shafts


...Weird.  The Temple was clearly Layout VII up until the end of the Temple Games, as evidenced by? just as an example? a camera outro to commercial focusing on the Planetarium.  When the show comes back from commerical, it's suddenly Layout VIII instead.  Why was the run postponed?

Anyway, the run was over fairly quick.  The design looked tricky, as it appeared the next room would be the Dragon's Lair, based on shots of the room shown during the credits.  However, because Michael failed to spot the other half of his Pendant of Life, the run ended with just over a minute on the clock.

Trivia and Records:
This is the first of only two episodes where the Temple Run is postponed until a later layout, and the second of three episodes where a Temple Spirit ends the run (the first was "The Iron Helmet of Rurik" in Layout VI).
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Bamboo Forest on August 10, 2009, 04:12:11 PM
Two words: Secret Battleplan. :lol:
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Ancient Warrior on August 10, 2009, 10:13:29 PM
As far as I know, it should be three. :P

Well, I knew I wanted two Layout VII episodes to have postponed Temple Runs since the show did have some odd cases, but I didn't plan the outcome.  Had they had two Pendants, it would've been a win.
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Bandit King on August 11, 2009, 04:20:55 AM
Nice touch with the postponed run. It gives the story a touch of realism, IMO.
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Bamboo Forest on August 11, 2009, 04:24:47 AM
Quote from: ""The Ancient Warrior""
As far as I know, it should be three. :P

Well, I knew I wanted two Layout VII episodes to have postponed Temple Runs since the show did have some odd cases, but I didn't plan the outcome.  Had they had two Pendants, it would've been a win.

Well... So you just like...draw the outcomes out of a hat or something?
Title: Rediscovery EP: The Magical Thread of Ariadne
Post by: The Ancient Warrior on August 11, 2009, 12:56:41 PM
Sort of.  XD I'll explain it eventually. :P