OF THE CHASM
A dungeon imp
presented this riddle to an unknown adventurer
pressed a black button beside a chasm in Gruntburg
"A boy was hurt and brought, unconscious, to a hospital. The doctor on
duty, Doctor Manson, said 'Oh, my! This is my son!' and proceeded to
treat the boy.
"Later, the boy awoke and Nurse Lanolin bustled to his side. It was her
first day at the hospital, and she was trying hard to do everything
right. She glanced at his medical chart, which included a message from
Doctor Manson to 'take good care of my son!' Nurse Lanolin told the
boy, 'Your father, Doctor Manson, treated you himself!' The
boy looked puzzled. 'Doctor Manson isn't my father!'
"Assuming that neither the boy nor the doctor is lying, who is Doctor
The adventurer provided the correct answer to this riddle, "his mother"
and a passage opened to a hidden Meat Closet containing pepperoni.
|SOURCE(S): Zork Zero (sample transcript)|