BEHOLD! The Tomb of the Unknown King reaches up, yes, towering up even on to the heavens. The tomb stands silhouetted against the setting sun, flanked only by palm trees bent in homage.
You can almost hear the wavering strains of Wish You Were Here drifting across the mighty, turgid Nile, swollen with the tears of the damned.
I, Horus, son of Osiris the King of Life, bid you welcome and trust you can aid me in my quest. Many thousands of souls are crying out in torment, awaiting release from their underground prison. The evil god Set, embodiment of darkness and general bad egg, hath scattered the dead King's body unto the far corners of the huge tomb.
I am bound to gather them unto themselves and make them whole once more. When I have achieved this task, Osiris will grant me great strength and that dog-
Having a godly aspect, I can assume the form of a hawk to fly between the chambers of the tomb in search of the dismembered parts. But curse that snake-
Thank mother Isis for the many amulets scattered around the tomb, frequent as the morning dew. The magic contained in these charms will help me greatly, providing great strength and mysterious companions. The many rainbow-
The enormity of my task overwhelms me. Even an immortal one as myself is temporarily stunned as the size of my mission is revealed. How many more chambers have been encased in this giant sandstone sarcophagus? How many eons will it take to fully explore this dark, stone underworld?
But now my memory plays tricks on me. Is this a previous reincarnation? Have I been Roland in the Caves in an earlier life? No, the memory passes and fades into oblivion as the haunting music engulfs me...