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The Boarded White House from Return To Zork

The White House from Zork Grand Inquisitor

"You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door.
There is a small mailbox here.
"
—Opening narration

The White House is a famous location. It was built in 883 GUE from the formerly glorious Flatheadia, after it magically shrunk by the Curse of Megaboz. The house was is all that remains of that city and an entrance to the Great Underground Empire.

Zork I: The Great Underground Empire[]

its door is nailed shut and can only be entered through a window on its east side. It contains a living room, a kitchen with food and water, and an attic upstairs, where one can find a coil of rope and a nasty knife.

The Forces of Krill[]

It becomes known as the House of Ellron (as also says the mailbox).

Syovar tells Bivotar and Juranda to go there. They enter it through the kitchen window which is ajar. On the table there is water and a bag with hot pepper sandwiches and garlic, which they don't touch. The living room has a new trophy case intended for the Palantirs, and a lantern.

Under the rug there is a trapdoor leading to the tunnels. The trapdoor key is hidden in a cage, tied around the neck of Ellron's songbird, both guarded by a spell of invisibility. However it had opened, and the bird had fled to the forest; its nest is luckily found by the kids.

The trapdoor leads to the cellar, with a coal chute. A grue-infested tunnel leads away, and to Syovar's underground headquarters.

Zork Grand Inquisitor[]

going through the first time tunnel leads here. It is where the Skull of Yoruk is found.


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