Bioshock Infinite Voxophones

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  1. [Consumable_AudioLog_Base XAudioLogItem]
  2. Transcript="How is it that we of columbia are so careful with the pedigree of our dogs and horses and then leave the ancestry of our children to blind sentiment? A lovely young woman could be riddled to the core with feeble genetic code. Here genes could breed criminals, paupers, and bedlamites if not rooted out of the genetic pool! Citizens should not choose mates for themselves!"
  3. LocationFound="Location Unknown"
  4. DateOfRecording="Date Unknown"
  5. ItemName="1) GOOD GENES RANT"
  6. ItemDescription="Jimmy Jampot"
  8. [Consumable_AudioLog_BC_Locked_Box XAudioLogItem]
  9. Transcript="Otis works up at the lodge part-time. He took this box from one of their secret ceremonies, and I know for sure there is something dear inside. Problem is, Otis is more fool than not. He didn’t bother to also secure a key from the feathered brothers to open the damn thing."
  10. LocationFound="Lansdowne Residence"
  11. DateOfRecording="June the 23rd, 1912"
  13. ItemDescription="– Byron Cotswold"
  15. [Consumable_AudioLog_BD_All_Debts_Paid XAudioLogItem]
  16. Transcript="[Coughs] Fitzroy … you win this fool war, you send this to New York. [Bloody Coughs] They ain’t gettin’ the girl. Whoever they are -- [Winces] Maybe I did right by you and the Vox, but in the end … that don’t square anything. Anna … Anna … I’m sorry …"
  17. LocationFound="Office of Jeremiah Fink"
  18. DateOfRecording="July the 14th, 1912"
  19. ItemName="APOLOGY"
  20. ItemDescription="– Booker DeWitt"
  22. [Consumable_AudioLog_BD_Drawing_Dead XAudioLogItem]
  23. Transcript="“Bring us the girl and wipe away the debt.” As plans go, I’d seen worse -- except this girl was already gone. Monument Island’s a damn ghost town. Seems like they evacuated her when they heard I was here. An old friend told me Comstock spirited her off to that fortress of his. As a one-man job, this just went from bettin’ on the river to ... drawing dead."
  24. LocationFound="The Graveyard Shift"
  25. DateOfRecording="July the 6th, 1912"
  26. ItemName="DRAWING DEAD"
  27. ItemDescription="– Booker DeWitt"
  29. [Consumable_AudioLog_BD_Nothing_Is_Free XAudioLogItem]
  30. Transcript="Looks like I got a friend in town after all … Slate. He’s fell in with these “Vox Populi.” And for irregulars, I will say -- they are loaded for bear. Problem is, I got to help them with their damn revolution first … then we take Comstock House by storm. I do that, I get the girl."
  31. LocationFound="The Great Chen-Lin, Gunsmith and Machinist"
  32. DateOfRecording="July the 7th, 1912"
  33. ItemName="ALL DEBTS PAID"
  34. ItemDescription="– Booker DeWitt"
  36. [Consumable_AudioLog_BOF_Sally XAudioLogItem]
  37. Transcript="Sally! The bastard snuck in while the Vox was shootin’ up the place and took my girl! Got her locked up in the Salty Oyster -- his hidden closet he keeps all his “treasures.” Just need to hit the button under the register to open it, but …"
  38. LocationFound="Founder’s Books"
  39. DateOfRecording="July the 16th, 1912"
  40. ItemName="SALLY"
  41. ItemDescription="– Ronald Frank"
  43. [Consumable_AudioLog_CF_Lonely_Girls XAudioLogItem]
  44. Transcript="Madame Lutece -- I have read all your books on the sciences. Mama says, “it’s not a fit occupation for a lady,” but I think she’s jealous of our cleverness. Is it true that only you are allowed to visit the girl in the tower? If the Lamb is lonely too, I should like to meet her, as we would have much in common. -- Warmest regards, Constance"
  45. LocationFound="Path of the Scroll"
  46. DateOfRecording="August the 1st, 1902"
  47. ItemName="FOR I AM LONELY, TOO"
  48. ItemDescription="– Constance Field"
  50. [Consumable_AudioLog_CF_Our_Secret XAudioLogItem]
  51. Transcript="This is for the Miracle Child. Hello! I’m sorry your mother, Lady Comstock, is dead. (I think she is altogether better than mine.) Since you live there, can you tell me why the tower has been closed? People say it’s poor weather, then the pox, then a haunting. If it is a secret, I promise not to tell a soul. -- Your pen friend, Constance"
  52. LocationFound="Z.H. Comstock Victory Square"
  53. DateOfRecording="July the 20th, 1902"
  54. ItemName="PEN PAL"
  55. ItemDescription="– Constance Field"
  57. [Consumable_AudioLog_CS_A_Soldiers_Death XAudioLogItem]
  58. Transcript="My men and I are doomed, doomed as noble Custer was at Little Big Horn. But we shall not yield to Comstock and his tin soldiers. But my scout has seen him -- Booker DeWitt is coming here, to the hall! DeWitt … We called him the “White Injun of Wounded Knee,” for all the grisly trophies he claimed. A man such as he … might just grant us the peace we seek."
  59. LocationFound="The Courtyard"
  60. DateOfRecording="July the 6th, 1912"
  61. ItemName="A SOLDIER’S DEATH"
  62. ItemDescription="– Capt. Cornelius Slate"
  64. [Consumable_AudioLog_CS_A_Sour_Note XAudioLogItem]
  65. Transcript="I hold in my hand the private journal of Comstock’s wife. It puts the lie to this “Miracle Child” nonsense. She loved the child not. It seems the sainted lady would have preferred to let the “seed of the Prophet” just … dry out on the bedsheets …"
  66. LocationFound="Worker Induction Center"
  67. DateOfRecording="June the 17th, 1912"
  68. ItemName="SEED OF A LIE"
  69. ItemDescription="– Capt. Cornelius Slate"
  71. [Consumable_AudioLog_CS_Comrades_Of_Necessity XAudioLogItem]
  72. Transcript="They’ll call us assassins, when our work is done. “Cornelius Slate, the swift left hook of the Vox Populi.” Hm. We’ll be trading Comstock’s lie for a new one. So be it. The Fitzroy woman and I are comrades of necessity. I doubt all the men who reddened Caesar’s toga would still be seen breaking bread together in peacetime. With Comstock gone, my men’s past deeds will be sacred -- and they will claim the spoils due them. I need not live to see it."
  73. LocationFound="The Hall of Heroes"
  74. DateOfRecording="July the 6th, 1912"
  76. ItemDescription="– Capt. Cornelius Slate"
  78. [Consumable_AudioLog_CS_Death_Before_Dishonor XAudioLogItem]
  79. Transcript="Veterans! You shed your hearts’ blood for Columbia; lost limb and viscera in the godless Orient! Comstock did nothing! And yet -- look up! Whose image squats above you, even now? At every angle, an insult! If the Prophet would make a painted whore of our past, what fresh rape does our future hold? Let us now make our stand, and fill yonder hall with true heroes!"
  80. LocationFound="Hall of Heroes Plaza"
  81. DateOfRecording="July the 6th, 1912"
  82. ItemName="A FINAL STAND"
  83. ItemDescription="– Capt. Cornelius Slate"
  85. [Consumable_AudioLog_CS_The_Savage_Truth XAudioLogItem]
  86. Transcript="I served two-score years of soldiering. And every heathen land I’ve known is less peopled for my passing. I hated no special enemy. Until now. Comstock. He’s made a vaudeville travesty of my battles, and cast himself as the white knight. I called him out over it, and he stripped me of my rank. That man has never seen the savage face of war -- but he will."
  87. LocationFound="Soldier’s Field"
  88. DateOfRecording="May the 30th, 1912"
  89. ItemName="NEVER SEEN THE FACE"
  90. ItemDescription="– Capt. Cornelius Slate"
  92. [Consumable_AudioLog_DF_A_Simple_Life XAudioLogItem]
  93. Transcript="Days at Comstock House was simple. Hard work, sure -- but simple. Wringin’ the linens, scrubbin’ the floors ... Lady Comstock, she even had a kind word, now and then. Almost enough to make me think I had a place in their world. God made foolish girls so he could have something to play with."
  94. LocationFound="Soldier’s Field Greeting Pavilion"
  95. DateOfRecording="February the 12th, 1912"
  96. ItemName="A PLACE IN THE WORLD"
  97. ItemDescription="– Daisy Fitzroy"
  99. [Consumable_AudioLog_DF_By_Hook_or_by_Crook XAudioLogItem]
  100. Transcript="I have a pressing need to speak to this so-called “False Shepherd” stirring up so much trouble. We got enough problems without this damn fool shooting up the city and blamin’ it all on the Vox. Though, if he’s amiable … yeah … yeah, he might be just the fella we need for our … immediate concerns."
  101. LocationFound="The Great Chen-Lin, Gunsmith and Machinist"
  102. DateOfRecording="July the 6th, 1912"
  103. ItemName="WE’VE NEED OF A SHEPHERD"
  104. ItemDescription="– Daisy Fitzroy"
  106. [Consumable_AudioLog_DF_Heaven XAudioLogItem]
  107. Transcript="When I first seen Columbia, that sky was the brightest, bluest sky that ever was. Seemed like … heaven. Then your eyes adjusted to the light, and you saw that sea a’ white faces lookin’ hard back at you …"
  108. LocationFound="The Arcade"
  109. DateOfRecording="February the 12th, 1912"
  110. ItemName="HEAVEN"
  111. ItemDescription="– Daisy Fitzroy"
  113. [Consumable_AudioLog_DF_Listen XAudioLogItem]
  114. Transcript="One day, ain’t nobody notice me. Then they think I done for Lady Comstock, and, well -- everybody noticed me. I head to Finkton, and I hide. I hide deep. The more they look, deeper I go. Only thing a colored child can count on is the fact they invisible."
  115. LocationFound="Plaza of Zeal"
  116. DateOfRecording="February the 12th, 1912"
  118. ItemDescription="– Daisy Fitzroy"
  120. [Consumable_AudioLog_DF_Morning_Prayer XAudioLogItem]
  121. Transcript="They argued somethin’ fierce at night -- Lady Comstock and the Prophet. Could never make out what it was about from my bunk, though. After the worst, I seen she ain’t left for morning prayer ... so I crept upstairs to check in on her. And like a fool ... I lingered. “Scullery maid” was what they called me when I walked into Comstock House. “Murderer” was what they shouted when I ran out."
  122. LocationFound="The Bull House"
  123. DateOfRecording="February the 12th, 1912"
  124. ItemName="TERMINATED"
  125. ItemDescription="– Daisy Fitzroy"
  127. [Consumable_AudioLog_DF_Survival_Of_The_Fittest XAudioLogItem]
  128. Transcript="You ever see a forest at the beginning of a fire? Before the first flame, you see them possums and squirrels, running through the trees. They know what’s coming. But the fat bears with their bellies full a’ honey, well -- you can’t hardly wake them up from their comfortable hibernation. We’re going to Emporia. And then, we gon’ see what it takes to rouse them from their slumber."
  129. LocationFound="The Impound"
  130. DateOfRecording="July the 13th, 1912"
  131. ItemName="KINDLING"
  132. ItemDescription="– Daisy Fitzroy"
  134. [Consumable_AudioLog_DF_The_Coming_Darkness XAudioLogItem]
  135. Transcript="The one thing people need to learn is that fear is the antidote to fear. I don’t want to be a part of their world. I don’t want to be a part of their culture, their politics, their people. The sun is setting on their world, and soon enough, all they gon’ see … is the dark."
  136. LocationFound="Soldier’s Field"
  137. DateOfRecording="May the 1st, 1912"
  138. ItemName="THEIR SUN IS SETTING"
  139. ItemDescription="– Daisy Fitzroy"
  141. [Consumable_AudioLog_DF_Tongue_Of_Flame XAudioLogItem]
  142. Transcript="When you forced deep underground, well -- you see things from the bottom up. And down at the bottom of the city, I saw a fire burning. A fire’s got heat aplenty, but it ain’t got no mouth. Daisy … now, she got herself a mouth big enough for all the fires in Columbia."
  143. LocationFound="The Graveyard Shift"
  144. DateOfRecording="February the 12th, 1912"
  145. ItemName="FANNING A FLAME"
  146. ItemDescription="– Daisy Fitzroy"
  148. [Consumable_AudioLog_E_Freedom_From_Choice XAudioLogItem]
  149. Transcript="Our minds are born festering with sin. Some are so blighted, they will never find redemption. The mind must be pulled up from the roots. My children are without blame, without fault -- and without choice. For what is the value of will when the spirit is found wanting?"
  150. LocationFound="Where We Weep"
  151. ItemName="THE VALUE OF CHOICE"
  152. ItemDescription="– Elizabeth"
  154. [Consumable_AudioLog_E_One_Last_Chance XAudioLogItem]
  155. Transcript="As the days pass, I believe less in God and more in Lutece. My powers shrivel as my regrets blossom. All of this because my father failed me. By the time I realized how far I’d gone, it was too late to stop it. But there is still one last chance at redemption -- for both of us."
  156. LocationFound="Warden’s Office"
  157. ItemName="A LAST CHANCE"
  158. ItemDescription="– Elizabeth"
  160. [Consumable_AudioLog_E_Smothered_In_The_Crib XAudioLogItem]
  161. Transcript="What I’ve done cannot be undone. I cannot stop what I have put in motion. But perhaps I can keep it from ever starting. He was my first hope, and now … he is my last."
  162. LocationFound="Warden’s Office"
  164. ItemDescription="– Elizabeth"
  166. [Consumable_AudioLog_EG_Left_Blank XAudioLogItem]
  167. Transcript="The Prophet may know how his own biography’s going to end, but … I can scarcely fathom how I’m going to start it. I mean, other than the kid’s stuff you get at the Hall of Heroes, anything prior to his baptism was -- and here I quote, hang on -- “left on the riverside.” They’ll call me a plagiarist, but I’m gonna spend the first 30 pages regurgitating Scripture."
  168. LocationFound="Battleship Bay"
  169. DateOfRecording="March the 6th, 1912"
  170. ItemName="BORN IN THE RIVER"
  171. ItemDescription="– Ed Gaines"
  173. [Consumable_AudioLog_EG_Pain_In_Advance XAudioLogItem]
  174. Transcript="Father Comstock called on me today to write his biograph. Me! The man pays for exactly 100 pages, in advance. Now, I’m half a Jew when I smell silver, so I say, I say: “Father, your flock would pay for a thousand, you know. Why settle for less?” And then, the Prophet looks to me and says, “One hundred will suffice, as I know how it ends.”"
  175. LocationFound="The Blue Ribbon Restaurant"
  176. DateOfRecording="March the 1st, 1912"
  177. ItemName="HALF A JEW"
  178. ItemDescription="– Ed Gaines"
  180. [Consumable_AudioLog_ES_Taker_Her_Alive XAudioLogItem]
  181. Transcript="This is the moment we trained for. The False Shepherd is here. The day was not exact, but … the Prophet’s sight proves out again. The specimen must be taken alive. If she dies, I suspect they will give us to the bird. And whatever pieces it leaves behind will bear no names … That was cigarette number six. This waiting is insufferable."
  182. LocationFound="Park Ticketing"
  183. DateOfRecording="July the 6th, 1912"
  184. ItemName="TAKE HER ALIVE"
  185. ItemDescription="– Esther Mailer"
  187. [Consumable_AudioLog_HG_A_Wifes_Prayer XAudioLogItem]
  188. Transcript="Samuel always thought that the pew on Sunday went hand in hand with the desk on Monday. “Science is the slow revelation of God’s blueprint.” After two years in the Lamb’s tower on Monument Island, he took ill with cancer of the stomach. I prayed to the Prophet, and the Prophet delivered unto us a miracle through his servant, Fink. I do not know if I will ever get used to a husband bound in a skeleton of metal, but … better a Handyman than a dead one."
  189. LocationFound="Beggar’s Wharf"
  190. DateOfRecording="April the 19th, 1908"
  191. ItemName="GOD’S BLUEPRINT"
  192. ItemDescription="– Hattie Gerst"
  194. [Consumable_AudioLog_HG_Together_Again XAudioLogItem]
  195. Transcript="Samuel, when the spells of anger come, I want you to play this recording and remember that I am the proudest woman in Columbia, to have been your wife. They said your soul was choked by the fumes in that metal box, but this I do not believe. And we shall meet again, on that eternal shore -- both of us whole and smiling. I love you. I love you. I love you."
  196. LocationFound="Shantytown"
  197. DateOfRecording="July the 25th, 1908"
  198. ItemName="THAT ETERNAL SHORE"
  199. ItemDescription="– Hattie Gerst"
  201. [Consumable_AudioLog_JF_A_Fink_Solution XAudioLogItem]
  202. Transcript="I told you, Comstock -- you sell ‘em paradise, and the customers expect cherubs for every chore! No menials in God’s kingdom! Well, I’ve a man in Georgia who’ll lease us as many Negro convicts as you can board! Why, you can say they’re simple souls, in penance for rising above their station. Whatever eases your conscience, I suppose."
  203. LocationFound="Raffle Square"
  204. DateOfRecording="September the 16th, 1893"
  206. ItemDescription="– Jeremiah Fink"
  208. [Consumable_AudioLog_JF_Changing_My_Tune XAudioLogItem]
  209. Transcript="I had thought you a fool, dear brother. When you told me that you heard wonderful music trumpeting from holes in the thin air, I began to doubt your mental integrity. But not only have you made your fortune from these doodads, you have lit the path for me as well."
  210. LocationFound="The Good Time Club"
  211. DateOfRecording="August the 12th, 1894"
  212. ItemName="CHANGING MY TUNE"
  213. ItemDescription="– Jeremiah Fink"
  215. [Consumable_AudioLog_JF_Dirty_Business XAudioLogItem]
  216. Transcript="The truth is, I don’t have a lot of time for all that prophecy nonsense. I tell you, belief is … is just a commodity. And old Comstock, well, he does produce. But, like any tradesman, he’s obliged to barter his product for the earthly ores. You see, one does not raise a barn on song alone. No sir! Why, that’s Fink timber, a Fink hammer, and Fink’s hand to swing it. He needs me -- lest he soil his own."
  217. LocationFound="Worker Induction Center"
  218. DateOfRecording="March the 27th, 1893"
  220. ItemDescription="– Jeremiah Fink"
  222. [Consumable_AudioLog_JF_Guardian_Angels XAudioLogItem]
  223. Transcript="These holes have shown me yet another wonder, though I’ve yet to see the application for it. They illuminate a merger of machine and man that is somehow the lesser, yet the greater, of both parties. The process seems to be irreversible. Perhaps, though, Comstock will have some need of this kind of thing to keep watch in that tower he is building."
  224. LocationFound="Office of Jeremiah Fink"
  225. DateOfRecording="October the 4th, 1895"
  227. ItemDescription="– Jeremiah Fink"
  229. [Consumable_AudioLog_JF_Maestros XAudioLogItem]
  230. Transcript="My dear brother, these holes in the thin air continue to pay dividends. I know not which musician you borrow your notes from, but if he has half the genius of the biologist I now observe, well ... then you are to be the Mozart of Columbia."
  231. LocationFound="Market District"
  232. DateOfRecording="November the 14th, 1894"
  233. ItemName="OUT OF THE THIN AIR"
  234. ItemDescription="– Jeremiah Fink"
  236. [Consumable_AudioLog_LB_Feed_The_Birds XAudioLogItem]
  237. Transcript="Sweet mother of Columbia, why do we worship three symbols in your memory? We worship the sword, so that we might avenge you. We worship the raven, so that we might cover the city with eyes. We worship the coffin, because it symbolizes the weight of our failure."
  238. LocationFound="The Fraternal Order of the Raven"
  239. DateOfRecording="January the 6th, 1912"
  240. ItemName="SYMBOLS OF OUR LADY"
  241. ItemDescription="– First Zealot"
  243. [Consumable_AudioLog_LC_Beyond_Redemption XAudioLogItem]
  244. Transcript="Tonight, the Prophet moved against his political enemies. He preaches mercy, but 40 souls lie tonight dead, in unmarked graves. If a man was ever unworthy of grace, it would be my husband. But when I was beyond redemption, he offered it anyway. How can I deny forgiveness to one who, with love, granted it to me?"
  245. LocationFound="Harmony Lane"
  246. DateOfRecording="December the 28th, 1894"
  248. ItemDescription="– Lady Comstock"
  250. [Consumable_AudioLog_LC_Even_I XAudioLogItem]
  251. Transcript="To those who loved me, I was the most … generous of souls: there was no pain I would deny them, no betrayal I would not gladly give. And when I had scorched the hearts of all who loved me, the Prophet said, “There is nothing you can do for which I will not forgive you. For God has granted me sight, and through his eyes, even you are loved.”"
  252. LocationFound="The Murder of Our Lady"
  253. DateOfRecording="April the 1st, 1893"
  254. ItemName="UNCONDITIONAL"
  255. ItemDescription="– Lady Comstock"
  257. [Consumable_AudioLog_LC_Gods_Wisdom XAudioLogItem]
  258. Transcript="I know the Prophet is a liar, but he cannot be. I know the Prophet is a murderer, but he cannot be. For if the future lies only in the imagination of God, why would he reveal it to such a … monster?"
  259. LocationFound="Financial District"
  260. DateOfRecording="January the 4th, 1895"
  262. ItemDescription="– Lady Comstock"
  264. [Consumable_AudioLog_LC_Love_The_Sinner XAudioLogItem]
  265. Transcript="Love the Prophet, because he loves the sinner. Love the sinner, because he is you. Without the sinner, what need is there for a redeemer? Without sin, what grace has forgiveness?"
  266. LocationFound="Welcome Center"
  267. DateOfRecording="April the 1st, 1893"
  268. ItemName="LOVE THE SINNER"
  269. ItemDescription="– Lady Comstock"
  271. [Consumable_AudioLog_LC_Untitled_Lady_Comstock_Log_01 XAudioLogItem]
  272. Transcript="Lutece says the bastard is a creation not of her womb, but of some unholy science. I do not know which is true. The child is no more divine than I. What says that for my husband’s prophecy? He begs my silence, but I can only offer him forgiveness. But with repentance need come truth. I can suffer his lies no longer."
  273. LocationFound="The Vault"
  274. DateOfRecording="January the 5th, 1895"
  275. ItemName="NO LONGER"
  276. ItemDescription="– Lady Comstock"
  278. [Consumable_AudioLog_LCVM_Living_Legend XAudioLogItem]
  279. Transcript="God makes all kinds of soldiers, but he only made one Cornelius Slate. My father followed him up San Juan Hill, through the legations in Peking, and -- as he put it -- “through hell, the order was given.” At today’s muster, Slate asked me if I was Sergeant Monroe’s daughter. I said, “Yes, sir, I am.” Slate said, “Your father always wanted a son. I hope the fool has wisdom enough to recognize his good fortune.”"
  280. LocationFound="Patriot’s Pavilion"
  281. DateOfRecording="April the 10th, 1911"
  282. ItemName="A TRUE SOLDIER"
  283. ItemDescription="– Lance Cpl. Vivian Monroe"
  285. [Consumable_AudioLog_LCVM_Shame XAudioLogItem]
  286. Transcript="They called Slate a monster and a traitor. I know the men who died in the Hall of Heroes with Captain Slate. There is no shame to be counted in their number. The shame lies to we who assembled outside the hall. Though we were not the ones who fell, I feel only envy for those who perished under his banner."
  287. LocationFound="Fort Franklin"
  288. DateOfRecording="July the 7th, 1912"
  289. ItemName="SHAME OF MY SERVICE"
  290. ItemDescription="– Lance Cpl. Vivian Monroe"
  292. [Consumable_AudioLog_LCVM_The_Good_Fight XAudioLogItem]
  293. Transcript="I came to Columbia because I believed in God and because I believed in honor. But Slate has shown me this: there is no God in shutting our brothers out from the family of man; and there is no honor in defending those who are strangers to its meaning. Perhaps in Finkton, there is one more deserving of my service …"
  294. LocationFound="Plaza of Zeal"
  295. DateOfRecording="July the 7th, 1912"
  296. ItemName="A TRUER ALLEGIANCE"
  297. ItemDescription="– Lance Cpl. Vivian Monroe"
  299. [Consumable_AudioLog_LM_Pavlovs_Bell XAudioLogItem]
  300. Transcript="The procedure should help immensely with the … issues we’ve had with the girl. Once the device is implanted, any effort on her part to … alter the state of things will emit a most painful electric shock. Pavlov made a dog salivate. We’ll make this one weep."
  301. LocationFound="The Operating Theater"
  302. DateOfRecording="December the 23rd, 1912"
  303. ItemName="PAVLOV’S BELL"
  304. ItemDescription="– Dr. Harrison Powell"
  306. [Consumable_AudioLog_OE_Untitled_Old_Elizabeth_Log01 XAudioLogItem]
  307. Transcript="I suppose the Siphon is a kind of leash. Yes, my father put it on me, but when the time came, neither did I remove it myself. What would happen if I took off the leash, and I found I was ... as obedient as ever?"
  308. LocationFound="Her Loving Embrace"
  309. ItemName="A LEASH"
  310. ItemDescription="– Elizabeth"
  312. [Consumable_AudioLog_OE_Untitled_Old_Elizabeth_Log02 XAudioLogItem]
  313. Transcript="Tomorrow, the leash comes off -- because all of this ... has to end. But even if I destroy the Siphon, will I be strong enough to see all the doors, and open whichever I choose? And if I bring him here, who is to say that he would be any match for the monsters I have created?"
  314. LocationFound="The Atrium"
  315. ItemName="ENDING IT"
  316. ItemDescription="– Elizabeth"
  318. [Consumable_AudioLog_OE_Untitled_Old_Elizabeth_Log03 XAudioLogItem]
  319. Transcript="“Bring us the girl and wipe away the debt.” But in the end, he is the one who’ll have to pay down all of our accounts, won’t he? Where does his guilt start … and mine end?"
  320. LocationFound="Where We Work"
  321. ItemName="DEBTS"
  322. ItemDescription="– Elizabeth"
  324. [Consumable_AudioLog_PED_A_New_Hunt XAudioLogItem]
  325. Transcript="Comstock came by the wagon at dawn. Man was just ... he just transfixed by my trophy scalps. Asked about the white ones, there. I said, “Well, sir -- if your quarry dwells in the jungle, and beds down with the local color, why split hairs?” [Laughs] Not a chuckle out of him. Either he ain’t seen a man go native, or maybe … maybe too many. Anyhow, now he’s got me huntin’ down this “Daisy Fitzroy.” Hope he don’t expect me to stuff and mount her."
  326. LocationFound="Comstock Center Rooftops"
  327. DateOfRecording="June the 29th, 1912"
  328. ItemName="A NEW HUNT"
  329. ItemDescription="– Preston E. Downs"
  331. [Consumable_AudioLog_PED_Calling_You_Out XAudioLogItem]
  332. Transcript="Ol’ Preston is a sportin’ man, Miss Fitzroy. I won’t steal up on ya while you slumber like these Vox boys here, with their pigstickers … [Pleading] [Gunshot] That’s … one scalp to me. [Screaming] [Gunshot] That’s two. Now, when you hear this, I want you to square your affairs, and come die in the sight of the poets. You’ll need a white man’s weapon -- give this a try."
  333. LocationFound="Soldier’s Field"
  334. DateOfRecording="July the 5th, 1912"
  335. ItemName="CALLING YOU OUT"
  336. ItemDescription="– Preston E. Downs"
  338. [Consumable_AudioLog_PED_ComingForComstock XAudioLogItem]
  339. Transcript="Mr. Comstock, when we next meet, it won’t be to parley. See, I went out to that Hall a’ Heroes to scalp your “False Shepherd” for you. Turns out, though -- DeWitt speaks Sioux. He helped me to swap words with this crippled child I’ve been, uh … looking after. Now, after hearing how the kid has fared in your city -- I’m thinking, when we take your pelt, I’ll let him hold the knife."
  340. LocationFound="Port Prosperity"
  341. DateOfRecording="July the 7th, 1912"
  343. ItemDescription="– Preston E. Downs"
  345. [Consumable_AudioLog_PED_Trapped XAudioLogItem]
  346. Transcript="Well, Fitzroy -- you … you got a little cunning in ya, if nothing else. Dropped a couple grizzly traps ‘round the lines up here. Idea was to … to bleed one of your couriers till he gave you up. ‘Cept, of course, you’re using kids now. Now I got this … tiny Injun boy, eyeballing me. Had to take his leg off. Damn thing’s just lying here between us. I sure wish he’d cry or something."
  347. LocationFound="The Bull Yard"
  348. DateOfRecording="July the 5th, 1912"
  349. ItemName="TRAPPED"
  350. ItemDescription="– Preston E. Downs"
  352. [Consumable_AudioLog_PS_Evidence_Locker XAudioLogItem]
  353. Transcript="There’s the job, and there’s life. They pay me to hate the goddamn Vox, and I take their money, but … what’s the harm of having a drink with Fitzroy’s people? Face to face at the Graveyard Shift, why, they’re … they’re just folk. Hell, I guess I fell into the goddamn bottle, because I stumbled back without the evidence locker key. If Schmidt finds out … well, there’ll be hell to pay."
  354. LocationFound="The Bull House"
  355. DateOfRecording="July the 5th, 1912"
  356. ItemName="THAT GODDAMN KEY"
  357. ItemDescription="– Pvt. Wilbur Sykes"
  359. [Consumable_AudioLog_REM_Conspiracy XAudioLogItem]
  360. Transcript="Estelle: “That’s insanity. What proof would you have that Mr. Fink would hurt the Luteces?” Rupert: “The Luteces told me.” Estelle: “The Luteces? When?” Rupert: “Yesterday. Yesterday morning.” Estelle: “Rupert ... they’ve been dead these seven days ...”"
  361. LocationFound="Downtown Emporia"
  362. DateOfRecording="November the 6th, 1909"
  363. ItemName="THE CUSTOMER IS LATE"
  364. ItemDescription="– Rupert Cunningham"
  366. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_None_Of_Woman_Born XAudioLogItem]
  367. Transcript="Lady Comstock seems to believe the child is a result of some errant act of carnality between myself and her beloved Prophet. I told the poor woman the truth: that the child was a product of our little contraption. But I think she found that less believable than her delusion."
  368. LocationFound="Market District"
  369. DateOfRecording="January the 4th, 1895"
  370. ItemName="CHILD OF SCIENCE"
  371. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  373. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_The_Quantum_Melting_Pot XAudioLogItem]
  374. Transcript="Comstock seems to have been made sterile by simple exposure to our contraption. A theory: just as sexual reproduction can de-emphasize the traits of each parent, so goes the effect of multiple realties on our own. Your traits dissipate, until they become unrecognizable, or cease to exist."
  375. LocationFound="Market District"
  376. DateOfRecording="July the 3rd, 1893"
  378. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  380. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_01 XAudioLogItem]
  381. Transcript="You have been transfused, brother, into a new reality, but your body rejects the cognitive dissonance through confusion and hemorrhage. But we are together, and I will mend you. For what separates us now, but a single chromosome?"
  382. LocationFound="Salty Oyster Bar"
  383. DateOfRecording="October the 15th, 1893"
  384. ItemName="ONE AND THE SAME"
  385. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  387. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_02 XAudioLogItem]
  388. Transcript="When I was a girl, I dreamt of standing in a room looking at a girl who was and was not myself, who stood looking at another girl, who also was and was not myself. My mother took this for a nightmare. I saw it as the beginning of a career in physics."
  389. LocationFound="Soldier’s Field"
  390. DateOfRecording="August the 10th, 1890"
  392. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  394. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_03 XAudioLogItem]
  395. Transcript="I had trapped the atom in mid-air. Colleagues called my Lutece Field quantum levitation, but in fact, it was nothing of the sort. Magicians levitate -- my atom simply failed to fall. If an atom could be suspended indefinitely, well -- why not an apple? If an apple, why not a city?"
  396. LocationFound="Financial District"
  397. DateOfRecording="August the 10th, 1890"
  398. ItemName="A CITY, SUSPENDED"
  399. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  401. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_04 XAudioLogItem]
  402. Transcript="The Lutece Field entangled my quantum atom with waves of light, allowing for safe measurement. Sound familiar, brother? That’s because you were measuring precisely the same atom from a neighboring world. We used the universe as a telegraph. Switching the field on or off became dots and dashes. Dreadfully slow -- but now, you and I could whisper through the wall …"
  403. LocationFound="Grand Central Depot"
  404. DateOfRecording="October the 15th, 1893"
  406. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  408. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_05 XAudioLogItem]
  409. Transcript="Brother, what Comstock failed to understand is that our contraption is a window not into prophecy, but probability. But his money means the Lutece Field could become the Lutece Tear -- a window between worlds. A window through which you and I might finally be together."
  410. LocationFound="Founder’s Books"
  411. DateOfRecording="October the 15th, 1893"
  412. ItemName="A WINDOW"
  413. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  415. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_06 XAudioLogItem]
  416. Transcript="Our contraption shows us the girl is the flame that shall ignite the world. My brother says we must undo what we have done. But time is more an ocean than a river. Why try to bring in a tide that will only again go out?"
  417. LocationFound="The Hand of the Prophet"
  418. DateOfRecording="September the 3rd, 1909"
  419. ItemName="WHAT’S DONE IS DONE"
  420. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  422. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_07 XAudioLogItem]
  423. Transcript="My brother has presented me with an ultimatum...If we do not send the girl back from where we brought her, he and I must part. Where he sees an empty page, I see King Lear. But he is my brother, so I shall play my part, knowing it shall all end in tears."
  424. LocationFound="Comstock House Roof"
  425. DateOfRecording="October the 16th, 1909"
  426. ItemName="AN ULTIMATUM"
  427. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  429. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_08 XAudioLogItem]
  430. Transcript="Comstock has sabotaged our contraption. Yet, we are not dead. A theory: we are scattered amongst the possibility space. But my brother and I are together, and so, I am content. He is not. The business with the girl lies unresolved. But perhaps there is one who can finish it in our stead."
  431. LocationFound="Market District"
  432. DateOfRecording="November the 1st, 1909"
  433. ItemName="A THEORY ON OUR “DEATH”"
  434. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  436. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_09 XAudioLogItem]
  437. Transcript="What makes the girl different? I suspect it has less to do with what she is, and rather more with what she is not. A small part of her remains from where she came. It would seem the universe does not like its peas mixed with its porridge."
  438. LocationFound="Specimen Observation"
  439. DateOfRecording="September the 5th, 1909"
  441. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  443. [Consumable_AudioLog_RL_Untitled_Rosalind_Lutece_Log_10 XAudioLogItem]
  444. Transcript="The Prophet is dying. The metastasis has aged him so quickly. Why does this Comstock decay, while a Comstock in another world remains fit? If genetics are destiny, what accounts for the difference? Perhaps exposure to the contraption? Hm. It merits further study."
  445. LocationFound="The Hand of the Prophet"
  446. DateOfRecording="December the 4th, 1907"
  447. ItemName="THE PROPHET IS DYING"
  448. ItemDescription="– Rosalind Lutece"
  450. [Consumable_AudioLog_SM_Relics_Of_The_War XAudioLogItem]
  451. Transcript="Manley: “Got a tip there were contraband guns hidden in the Fellow Traveller. Didn’t find ‘em, but -- funny thing -- we found some old uniforms under the floorboards from the war. Took guesses as to why they were there but -- [Door Opens] Who’s there? You’re Slate, right? Sir? Put the guns down! [Gunfire] [Screams]” Slate: “Did you hear that, Comstock? That is the sound you have never heard -- the sound of a soldier’s end. Come to your ‘Hall of Heroes.’ Prove me a liar.”"
  452. LocationFound="Soldier’s Field"
  453. DateOfRecording="July the 6th, 1912"
  455. ItemDescription="– Sgt. Leander Manley"
  457. [Consumable_AudioLog_TB_Unexplained_Changes XAudioLogItem]
  458. Transcript="Uh, Mr. Thompson, sir, I replaced the entire fuse bank as asked, and the lights were all in working order last night -- last night … There they go again. We go through boxes of fuses every day as of late, just in the Siphon alone, I don’t … Oh! Oh, Lord, something’s happening! What -- [Screams]"
  459. LocationFound="Monument Island"
  460. DateOfRecording="July the 3rd, 1912"
  461. ItemName="TO: R. THOMPSON RE: FUSES"
  462. ItemDescription="– Ty Bradley"
  464. [Consumable_AudioLog_TB_Unspoken XAudioLogItem]
  465. Transcript="I guess even in a restricted area, these crackers need someone to clean the floors, hm? Hmph. Those politicians and scientists don’t bother ‘bout what they say ‘round me, because I’m some half-lettered colored boy. But I can tell they scared out of their wits by that thing they got locked upstairs, yessir. They got a tiger by the tail, and they don’t know whether to hang on ... or run."
  466. LocationFound="Monument Island"
  467. DateOfRecording="April the 8th, 1912"
  468. ItemName="TIGER BY THE TAIL"
  469. ItemDescription="– Ty Bradley"
  471. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_Another_Ark XAudioLogItem]
  472. Transcript="“And the Lord saw the wickedness of man was great. And he repented he had made man on the Earth.” Rain! Forty days and 40 nights of the stuff. And he left not a thing that walked alive. You see, my friends, even God is entitled to a do-over. And what is Columbia if not another Ark, for another time?"
  473. LocationFound="Gondola to Monument Island"
  474. DateOfRecording="September the 9th, 1893"
  476. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  478. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_Baptism XAudioLogItem]
  479. Transcript="One man goes into the waters of baptism. A different man comes out, born again. But who is that man who lies submerged? Perhaps that swimmer is both sinner and saint, until he is revealed unto the eyes of man."
  480. LocationFound="Parade Crossing"
  481. DateOfRecording="March the 29th, 1911"
  482. ItemName="EVERYMAN, ALL AT ONCE"
  483. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  485. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_Bill XAudioLogItem]
  486. Transcript="As a boy, I had a dog named Bill. And like all dogs, Bill was a loyal friend. If we had not fed him, Bill would have been loyal. If we had struck him, Bill would have been loyal. Only when the colored man can make that claim will he take his place in society."
  487. LocationFound="The Arcade"
  488. DateOfRecording="December the 18th, 1899"
  489. ItemName="A DOG’S LOYALTY"
  490. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  492. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_Cruelty XAudioLogItem]
  493. Transcript="To tax the black more than the white, is that not cruel? To forbid the mixing of the races, is that not cruel? To give the vote to the white man, and deny it to the yellow, the black, the red -- is that not cruel? Hm. But is it not cruel to banish your children from a perfect garden? Or drown your flock under an ocean of water? Cruelty can be instructive, and what is Columbia, if not the schoolhouse of the Lord?"
  494. LocationFound="The Good Time Club"
  495. DateOfRecording="December the 18th, 1899"
  497. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  499. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_Evangelism XAudioLogItem]
  500. Transcript="And when I came to Washington, there were few in Congress who saw my vision for Columbia. But it is the burden of the Prophet to bring the wicked to righteousness. For what am I, if not a mirror to reflect the face of God?"
  501. LocationFound="Soldier’s Field"
  502. DateOfRecording="September the 9th, 1893"
  503. ItemName="I AM HIS MIRROR"
  504. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  506. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_Grace XAudioLogItem]
  507. Transcript="And then, the archangel showed a vision: a city, lighter than air. I asked her, “Why do you show this to me, archangel? I’m not a strong man. I’m not a righteous man. I am not a holy man.” And she told me the most remarkable thing: “You’re right, Prophet. But if grace is within the grasp of one such as you, how can anyone else not see it in themselves?”"
  508. LocationFound="New Eden Square"
  509. DateOfRecording="September the 9th, 1893"
  510. ItemName="UNDESERVING"
  511. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  513. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_Paradise_Lost XAudioLogItem]
  514. Transcript="And when the angel Columbia gave unto the Founders the tools to build the new Eden, they did so without hesitation. For 85 years, they prepared the way of the Lord. But when the Great Apostate came, he brought war with him, and the fields of Eden were soaked with the blood of brothers. The only emancipation he had to offer was death."
  515. LocationFound="The Fraternal Order of the Raven"
  516. DateOfRecording="April the 14th, 1905"
  518. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  520. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_The_Burden_Of_Freedom XAudioLogItem]
  521. Transcript="What exactly was the “Great Emancipator” emancipating the Negro from? From his daily bread. From the nobility of honest work. From wealthy patrons who sponsored them from cradle to grave. From clothing and shelter. And what have they done with their freedom? Why, go to Finkton, and you shall find out. No animal is born free, except the white man. And it is our burden to care for the rest of creation."
  522. LocationFound="The Fraternal Order of the Raven"
  523. DateOfRecording="April the 14th, 1905"
  525. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  527. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_The_Circle_Broken XAudioLogItem]
  528. Transcript="The archangel tells me that Columbia will only survive so long as my line sits the throne. Yet Lady Comstock produces no child. I have done what a man can do, yet there is no child! I have asked Lutece about the matter, but even she refuses to help."
  529. LocationFound="Financial District"
  530. DateOfRecording="September the 10th, 1893"
  531. ItemName="A BROKEN CIRCLE"
  532. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  534. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_The_Mirror_of_Sin XAudioLogItem]
  535. Transcript="When a soul is born again, what happens to the one left behind in the baptismal water? Is he simply … gone? Or does he exist in some other world, alive, with sin intact?"
  536. LocationFound="The Hand of the Prophet"
  537. DateOfRecording="June the 21st, 1893"
  538. ItemName="THE MIRROR OF SIN"
  539. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  541. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_The_Only_Blood_That_Matters XAudioLogItem]
  542. Transcript="In front of all the men, the sergeant looked at me and said, “Your family tree shelters a teepee or two, doesn’t it, son?” This lie, this calumny, had followed me all my life. From that day, no man truly called me comrade. It was only when I burnt the teepees with the squaws inside, did they take me as one of their own. Only blood can redeem blood."
  543. LocationFound="Downtown Emporia"
  544. DateOfRecording="December the 29th, 1908"
  546. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  548. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_The_Seed_Of_The_Prophet XAudioLogItem]
  549. Transcript="It is one thing to imagine one’s future … and another to see it. I have seen the seeds of fire that will prepare the Sodom below for the coming of the Lord. But Elizabeth shall sow those seeds, not I. I will fall before the job is done. But she shall take up my mantle. The Lord is calling me home. I feel his love in every tumor, because they are the train which takes me to his station. And I go with joy, knowing that Elizabeth will take my earthly place. But the False Shepherd is coming to lead my Lamb astray. I will not board that train until she is safe from his deceptions."
  550. LocationFound="Monument Island"
  551. DateOfRecording="July the 5th, 1912"
  552. ItemName="A REWARD, DEFERRED"
  553. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
  555. [Consumable_AudioLog_ZHC_Towards_Heaven XAudioLogItem]
  556. Transcript="As the months and years turned to memories, so did the men of Congress turn to righteousness. And through the technology of men, the dollars of Washington, the Lord worked his will upon Columbia and raised her high above the Sodom below."
  557. LocationFound="Park Ticketing"
  558. DateOfRecording="September the 9th, 1893"
  560. ItemDescription="– Zachary Hale Comstock"
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