Key & Compass presents:
Major Charles Boulton and the Northwest Rebellion
by Shawn Graham

Major Charles Boulton and the Northwest Rebellion is a Z-machine interactive fiction story written with Inform 7 and is © 2007 by Shawn Graham.

This tiny, incomplete, and goal-less story is based on Reminiscences of the North-West Rebellions by Major Charles A. Boulton, Commanding Boulton's Scouts Toronto, 1886. It's mostly asking two people about a bayonette and little else.

This solution is by David Welbourn, and is based on Release 1 of the story.

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DiningRoom Hall Garden

Dining Room

I assume you're visiting Charles in his home, but the story never says who you are, where this place is, or why you're there.

> x Charles. x bayonette. x table.

> talk to Charlesorgreet Charles.

> ask Charles about Charles.

> ask Charles about bayonette.

> ask Charles about commission.

> ask Charles about dad.

> s. e.


> x Jim. x beds.

> talk to Jimorgreet Jim.

> tell Jim about weather. ask Jim about weather.

> tell Jim about Charles. ask Jim about Charles.

> tell Jim about bayonetteorask Jim about bayonette.

Jim wants to see the bayonette.

> bye. w. n.

Dining Room

> take bayonette. ask Charles about bayonette.

> tell Charles about Jim. ask Charles about Jim.

> tell Charles about flower beds.

> s. e.


> show bayonette to Jim. (He says that one is the major's.)

> w. n.

Dining Room

> put bayonette on table.

> s. e.


> ask Jim about bayonette. (He's sure it's not his.)

As far as I can tell, that's all there is to this story. There's no goal to accomplish. There's no ending. So after you've seen everything and asked all your questions, just quit.

> quit.




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