Adam's Rib 1
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Box: OSMAN Empire, Troy
(CHECK WHICH EMPIRE THIS REFERS TO)
Cristo: This land was once plagued by fighting.
Cristo: A war that revolved around one single beauty.
Cristo: The great naval fleet of Greece combed these seas. Troy's very existence was at stake and the lives of many a hero were strewn about because of it.
Cristo: Patroklos. Hector. Achilles.
Cristo: Splendid. Just splendid.
Cristo: Everyone thought of it as a mere legend.
Cristo: But then, fifteen years ago, someone proved this romance to be a historical fact.
TN: Book is titled "Passion for the Ancient Past" and is written by Heinrich Schliemann.
Cristo: Heinrich Schliemann. Do you know of him?
Cristo: A few days ago, a letter from that very same Schliemann arrived.
Cristo: And this is how the letter went.
Cristo: "Presently, my life is being targeted"
Cristo: "As such I would like to request an escort with that threat in mind"
Cristo: "Furthermore, this is a request that you the young leader of the secret society, "Cheteau D'If", have hopes for."
Cristo: I am the commander of Cheteau D'If. The only ones I've intended to tell that to are its members.
Cristo: It is not the kind of information that even a great archeologist would be able to excavate out of the ground.
Cristo: He is no ordinary archeologist. Therefore, the people after his life shouldn't be ordinary people. This matter itself doesn't seem to be anything ordinary in the least.
Cristo: Thereby, you have 3 orders to follow this time around. First one, save him.
Cristo: Second, seek out the truth of the matter.
Cristo: Third, I'm counting on you to get him to autograph this book for me.
Lily: Ah, he's a fan...
Schliemann(BOLD): Not buying? Did I just hear you say they're not buying?
Schliemann: Wait! Just wait right there!! We're talking about something else entirely aren't we. That was a just a joke Stephen my boy!
Stephen: I only heard from a friend of mine at the British Museum though.
Stephen: The unicorn first came up in the Old Testament six centuries before Christ.
Stephen: Furthermore, that's an Indian rhinoceros... as it seems so.
Stephen: That means there's no way that this came from the Troy that was destroyed 3000 years before even that.
Stephen: Isn't that right?
Stephen: Dr. Schliemann.
Schliemann: Tch(BOLD) So the sucker has some knowledge himself then...
Schliemann: No no no no. It's certainly true that this was affixed there. By me.
Schliemann: But rather than some ordinary horse, a horned one would fetch a higher price...
Schliemann: You see, I figured that even you might be delighted that way... That's right, it's a bonus! A bonus!
Stephen: At any rate, I'm not buying this. I don't need any of the stuff up till now either so give me back my money.
Schliemann(BOLD): Hah? No no no no no no no no no no
Schliemman(BOLD): Right. Got it. Let's get forget about this.
Schliemann(BOLD): I'll bring out something really amazing.
Schliemann(BOLD): I picked it up from Troy. Well? What do you think of this helmet?
Stephen: Do you take me for a fool?
Stephen: There aren't any humans with noses that long...
Schliemann: Like I said Stephen my boy, it truly is amazing. Get a grip dear boy.
Schliemann: This is a far as this story goes
Schliemann: Are you aware that Dinosaurs walk the earth even as we speak?
Guy: It's Schliemann.
Guy: Good grief. We finally found him, Bobby(BOLD)
Guy: Yeah, we really worked hard there, Bobby(BOLD)
Guy: What do we about the guy over there, Bobby(BOLD)?
Guy: Did you forget, Bobby(BOLD)?
Guy: We were told to kill everyone that Schliemann blabs to.
Guy: Why don't you come with us. There are still some things we'd like hear from you.
Guy: Sorry for the disturbance.
Guy: We can finally go back to the homeland, Bobby(BOLD)
Guy: That's right, Bobby(BOLD)
Guy: What the?
Guy: What language is that, Bobby(BOLD)?
TN: He wears a fez now. Fezzes are cool. So are mustaches.
Sabata: Finally get to put those linguistics to use.
Sabata: Bobby(BOLD) this, Bobby(BOLD) that. Bobby(BOLD), Bobby(BOLD), Bobby(BOLD)...
Sabata: Mister Schliemann I presume? I am Sabata Van Cleef of "Cheteau D'if".
Schliemann: Are you okay? Your complexion looks rather...
Guy: That hurt...
Schliemann: Eh? Ah? Hey! Just now they...!?
Schliemann: Wait!! Aim properly dammit!!
Guy: No no. His aim was dead on Schliemann.
Guy: He got us right in the heart, Bobby(BOLD)
Guy: He would have done us in if we hadn't been wearing these special suits, Bobby(BOLD)
Sabata: The hats too!?
Guy: Schliemann blabbed to him too then, Bobby(BOLD)
Guy: Yeah, work is just piling up for us, Bobby(BOLD)
Guy: Even so, Bobby(BOLD). Not even one of his shots are hitting their mark are they?
Guy: The same goes for you too you know, Bobby(BOLD).
Guy: I want to keep observing that guy, Bobby(BOLD)
Schliemann: What do we do!? What do we do Saba-boy?
Sabata: This is...
Sabata: As expected of the Grand Bazaar. They sell everything here.
Guy: Hey Bobby(BOLD)
Guy: Have they given up?
Text: This extra long gun that Sabata's firing is called the Fokker Model, a revolver developed by the Colt Company as a small arm designated for captains within the American Cavalry Regiments.
(CHECK ON THIS GUN AND THE ACTUAL MILITARY TERMS AND NAME OF GUN MAKER)
Text: With a span of 40cm and weighing in at 2Kg, they say the power behind the bullets this gun fires
Text: rivals even that of the modern day 357 Magnum.
Guy: My goodness. Incredible. Just incredible.
Guy: That fellow really is amazing, Bobby(BOLD).
Guy: Just take a look... Haha
Guy: Right through the heart...
Sabata: Let's go.
Sabata: Hey now. Isn't this just plain overkill for one old man?
Schliemann(BOLD): What do we do!? You're supposed to save me aren't you!! This is completely different from what I was told!!
Sabata: No need to worry.
Sabata: This is Istanbul, the city within a city after all.
Sabata: There's one special Guardian Angel here.
Guy: This smell...
Guy(BOLD): No! Don't!!
Lily: Please to make your acquaintance Mister Schliemann.
Lily: My name is Lily Apricot.
Lily: Ah. It looks like handshakes are no longer in order.
Lily: Who were those men?
Schliemann: Pinkerton's detective agency.
Schliemann: Even after the end of the civil war, the army's spies are still keep keeping on.
Lily: ...so you're being pursued by the American government is it?
SFX: OM NOM NOM
Schliemann: It's because I met with President Filmore in America before I excavated Troy. Obviously.
Schliemann: My oh my. You should have at least read up the autobiographies for men as great as I.
Schliemann: Still, I never mentioned it in any of the books. The American government itself ordered me to excavate Troy at the time after all. Actually,
Schliemann: And this was an order that was given to me
Schliemann: "Discover and describe Troy as how it would have been according to its legend".
SFX: OM NOM NOM
Lily: And by that you mean...
Schliemann: The Americans knew. That there are things in Troy that would cause problems if they came to light.
Text: Did you know? Troy's remains are all said to be in the the 9th layer... I announced that they were in the 2nd layer though. But in actuality, the true remains of Troy's warring times have always been in the new 7th layer.
Schliemann: Firstly, everything that I dig up at the 7th layer that falls under "artifacts in bad condition" as specified by the Americans should be destroyed.
Schliemann: Furthermore, I'm allowed to dig further down into the cleared layers as long as I announce them as Troy's ruins.
Lily: So the reason you're being pursued is because you didn't actually destroy those badly conditioned things, correct?
Schliemann: Yep, completely. It'd be a shame if I did.
Sabata: Don't tell me that you were trying to sell them off as black market goods before...
Sabata: Of course you'd get found out that way.
Schliemann: No no no no
SFX: Nom nom nom
Schliemann: In your old age, gathering wealth is more important than prestige.
Lily: So then what was it exactly that you found that has them after your life?
Schliemamnn(BOLD): Oh, yes. Adam's Rib.
Text: In the remains of Troy's temple, I found this slate with a legend inscribed on it.
Text: According to it, the very first person of the clan had a giant body but not a trace of wisdom.
Text: God then took a rib from that man and created a woman from it.
Text: And later the woman gave birth to children that were granted wisdom. That's how the current world came to be.
Schliemann: Similar aren't they. The story of Adam and Eve created from his rib who ate the fruit of wisdom.
Schliemann: But that's the thing you see, Troy's ruins date back to 12,000 BC. That's far older than the Old Testament.
Lily: So the bible had a source material?
Lily: But if that's the case then... Well it's certainly an eminent matter.
Schliemann: I suppose. But the thing of it is you see, is that I found it.
Schliemann: Right in the temple. The fossil of "Adam's Rib".
Schliemann: Don't you want to see it?
Lily: It exists!? Here!?
Schliemann: Yup. It's hidden in the highest point in the area. Or rather
Schliemann: Anybody who comes here to Constantinople would see it anyway.
Schliemann: Take a look at that Crescent Moon symbol at the top of that mosque. I even went as far to replace it.
Sabata: Hey. You're kidding me, right?
Schliemann: Well? It's a tad too large to be human don't you think?
Lilu: Could it be...
Schliemann: Exactly. The clan that left behind that legend and "Adam's Rib" at Troy were Dinosaurs.
Schliemann: Incredible isn't it? The foundation of Judaism and Christianity, beliefs held by a billion or so people
Schliemann: May have actually been ripped straight out of a dinosaur legend.