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The Murder Sites is one of the Collectables found in Alan Wake 2. It is one of the pages of the Return manuscript.

Transcript[]

An Overlap of the Dark Place needed a push from both directions to manifest itself. Reality in our world eroded by repeated dark lore tied to a location. And a counterpoint, a work of art, a horror narrative, crafted in the depths of the Dark Place, connecting to the story on the other side, to reach out through the weakened veil.

A story of a lawman whose heart was cut out of his chest. Two corrupt men killed by their own twisted ambition. A haunted old woman drowned in a bathtub. Twisted reflections on the other side of the mirror. Arcs stabbing through realities. Amplifying the influence of the Dark Place.

These elements working in conjunction made a trickle that became a torrent. A wormhole. A vortex. And the art, the map, became the nightmare territory where the Dark Place encroached on our reality, a blanket over it, where they overlapped, causing reality to twist and loop like a bad dream, remolding anything and anyone within its dark horror design.

Depiction[]

The page depicts how the three Overlaps form in the game, with each of the murder sites Alan encounters reflecting the formation of boss Taken Saga encounters.

Trivia[]

  • Location: Cauldron Lake (Witchfinder's Station)
  • Go to the picnic table outside Witchfinder's Station. The page is on top.
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