I haven't finished the game yet, but I was wondering why they don't just jump down if all they are doing is trying to escape the city. Making or finding a parachute is a lot easier compared to what they did.
Well they're above a gigantic ocean for one with the only landmass in sight is the lighthouse which from what the Lutece's said about it being "awful to get stranded out here.", I assume it's extremely far away from shore.
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