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 | Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (INTRO) |
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 | The Shores of Attica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (SHRS-ATCA) |
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 | The Gates of Attica  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (GATE-ATCA) |
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 | Fallen Stronghold  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (FLLN-STHD) |
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 | The City of Marathon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (CITY-MTHN) |
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 | The Temple of Helios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (TMPL-HLOS) |
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 | Grand Hallway  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (GRND-HLWY) |
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 | The Throne Room  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (THRN-ROOM) |
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 | The Caves of Olympus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (CAVE-OLMS) |
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 | Temple Courtyard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (TMPL-CTYD) |
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 | The Falls of Oceanum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (FLLS-OCNM) |
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 | Ruins of Asphodel  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (RUNS-APDL) |
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 | The Depths of Tartarus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (DPTS-TRUS) |
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 | Temple of Zeus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (TMPL-ZEUS) |
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 | Jails of Tartarus  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (JALS-TRUS) |
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 | Shackles of Hyperion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (SHKL-HYPN) |
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 | The Dock of Charon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (DOCK-CHRN) |
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 | The Temple of Persephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (TMPL-PSNE) |
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 | The Groves of Persephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (GRVS-PSNE) |
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 | Fields of Elysium  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (FLDS-ELSM) |
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 | Within the Tower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (WTHN-TOWR) |
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 | After the Credits  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (AFTR-CRDT) |
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 | Version History  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (VERSION)   |
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 | Contact Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (CONT-INFO) |
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+ I made this Script by watching the cutscenes and gameplay on Youtube.     +
+ I know that the narrator is Gaia; however, since her identity isn't made  +
+ known in this game, I only refer to her as "narrator" throughout the      +
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                                                                      (INTRO)


[ A close up of Kratosís face is shown, zooms in on his eye.

  In the background, a montage of flashbacks of God of War 1 and 2 are shown
  with the following narration ]

Narrator :  Suffering for years, Kratos, the once great general, now known
            as the Ghost of Sparta, had pledged himself as a champion of the
            gods of Olympus.  In return, he hoped only to rid himself of the
            nightmares that haunted him for far too long.  But for now, his
            only respite, his only relief from the sins of his past,

[ The flashbacks stop and focus on Kratos, standing among a group of
  soldiers.

  Kratos has white skin and a red thin swirling tattoo ranging across the
  left side of his chest and arm, up to his left eye.  Both of his forearms
  are chained, terminating into the Blades of Chaos, wielded on his back ]

            was found in the heat of battle.

[ The camera pans out showing the soldiers and Kratos standing on top of a
  building.  A large armada is shown launching an attack upon the city ]

Narrator :  And on this day, Kratos had been called upon by the gods to
            confront an unthinkable evil, unleashed on the city of Attica by
            the invading Persian Army.

[ A large fireball is shown falling toward Kratos and the Attican soldiers.
  Kratos nimbly rolls out of the way.  The screen blacks out and fades in on
  Kratos kneeling, as he recovers from his roll.  Kratos wields his Blades of
  Chaos ]

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                                                                  (SHRS-ATCA)


[ A few Persian soldiers climb ladders and prepare to engage battle with
  Kratos.  After Kratos deals with a couple of waves, the camera zooms in on
  a Persian ship preparing to fire a ballista upon Kratosís position ]

Persian soldier :  On my mark!  Fire!

[ The Persian ballista bolt falls short of the building.  A dying Attican
  crawls toward a ballista on the rooftop ]

Attican :  I -- I must return fire.  [ He dies ]

[ Another wave of Persians attacks.  Kratos kills them all, then fires a
  ballista bolt at the Persian ship.  It sinks.  The camera pans out to
  show another sea-to-land attack hitting the building.  The impact kills a
  couple Persians and creates a hole in the roof.

  Kratos makes his way below to find Atticans and Persians fighting.  He
  joins the fray and dispatches the Persian soldiers easily.  An Attican
  outside the building hollers orders ]

Attican :  Get him!!  We cannot control it!

[ Kratos makes his way toward a door, leading outside ]

Attican :  It will kill us all!

[ A gigantic Cyclops breaks through the door, knocking Kratos backwards.
  The Cyclops tries to slam a large cylindrical mace down upon Kratos.
  Kratos grabs hold of the mace, resists the attack, pushing the mace above
  the head of the Cyclops.  The Cyclops rears back, attempting to attack
  Kratos again, only to be eaten by an enormous four-legged saurian Basilisk.

  After enjoying the Cyclops snack, the Basilisk sees Kratos and occludes the
  exit.

  Kratos attacks the large dinosaur-like monster.  After numerous slashes
  from the Blades of Chaos, the Basilisk gets stunned and lays its head on
  the ground.  Kratos sees the mace that the Cyclops left behind and uses it
  to his advantage.  Raising the mace above his head, Kratos does an overhead
  slam into the Basiliskís left eye.

  The saurian monstrosity retreats.   Kratos gives chase.

  The camera pans out showing the Persian armada; across a beach under siege;
  and the Basilisk climbing a wall leading into Attica.  A Persian ballista
  bolt hits near the Basiliskís foot, making it lose its foothold.  The
  Basilisk turns its head, roars, and enters the city.  The camera pans back
  across the beach, showing some friendly fire as a ballista bolt hits a crew
  of Persians manning a battering ram.  The siege continues on the beach.
  Finally, the camera pans back to Kratos.

  Kratos deftly avoids the incoming fire and makes his way toward the
  battering ram.  He rolls the battering ram, by himself, along the beach
  and up a ramp, towards the wall ]

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Attican :  We cannot hold them off!

[ Screams and grunts fill the air as Kratos uses the battering ram to break
  through the wall.  He finds more Persians and Atticans in battle.  After
  eliminating the enemies, Kratos makes his way up a set of steps.

  Arrows whiz from right to left.  The camera pans to the right to show a
  pair of Persian archers.  Kratos makes his way across a moat and quickly
  dispatches the archers.

  He then turns a large crank to open a door.  Just in the nick of time,
  Kratos rolls under the door and makes his way into a large depression with
  more Persian soldiers.  After taking out the Persians, Kratos breaks down a
  face of a wooden tower to find a ladder.  He climbs the ladder and knocks
  down a bridge.

  The camera pans out to show the Basilisk in the background, wreaking
  havoc. ]

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[ Kratos navigates his way into a large building.

  The camera pans onto a rotund Persian King, wearing a blue tunic and a
  bronze helmet, laughing at a group of screaming Greek women ]

Kratos       :  What evil have you wrought on this city, Persian?

Persian King :  Evil?  It is not evil that I bring, Spartan.  I bring the
                might of Persia, and the sacrament of purification.  As we
                speak, my Basilisk cleanses this land so that it may embrace
                the glory of the Persian Empire.

Kratos       :  Olympus has sent a message, and I am here to deliver it.

Persian King :  [ laughs ]  Then, you are just a messenger.  [ he grabs some
                gold coins from a nearby chest ]  So take this message back
                to your little gods:  It will take more than a pathetic
                Spartan to stop the power of the Empire!

[ Kratos takes on the large Persian King and a trio of Persian soldiers.
  Despite a fiery magic (Efreet), the Persian King gets pummeled by the
  Blades of Chaos.  Kratos flings the Persian into the chest of gold and
  makes his approach towards the fallen King ]

Persian King :  Please ... Please, spare my life and I will give you all that
                you ask!

Kratos       :  You have nothing I want, Persian.  [ he puts away the Blades
                of Chaos ]

Persian King :  Take my kingdom, my women, my gold.

Kratos       :  I wonít take your riches, but I will take your life!

[ Kratos mercilessly grabs hold of another chest of gold and repeatedly slams
  it on the Persian Kingís head, killing him.  Kratos acquires the magic of
  the Efreet.

  Several Persian soldiers appear, only to fall to the fiery fists of Efreet.

  Kratos goes through a gate to find a pair of Greek women ]

Greek woman :  Is there anything we can do to repay you?  [ moans ]  My lord.

[ Kratos fulfills every manís dream ]

Greek woman :  Thank you, my lord.

[ Kratos makes his way through the Fallen Stronghold, killing Persians along
  the way.  Kratos uses another ballista on the battlements to wound the
  Basilisk in the neck.  The Basilisk retreats.  Kratos makes his way to a
  lower level.  The camera zooms ahead to show a large Cyclops climbing up a
  wall and approaching a pair of soldiers ]

Attican Soldier :  Flank him!  Flank him!!

[ The Cyclops flattens a soldier by doing a two handed overhead slam ]

Attican Soldier :  Flee!  Flee for your life!!

[ Kratos slays the Cyclops, makes his way to higher ground, and kills more
  Persians.  After reaching the end of the battlements, Kratos makes his way
  to a market district.  Kratos opens a gate and the camera zooms to the
  Basilisk, which is perched on a rooftop.  The Basilisk opens its mouth to
  roar, and a soldierís body falls to the ground.

  After killing some Persians, Kratos approaches the soldierís body and uses
  it as a weight to keep a gate open into a series of hallways.  Kratos
  emerges onto a long palisade.  The Basilisk appears from the battlement
  behind Kratos and makes his way onto the palisade.

  An arduous battle occurs between the ghost of Sparta and the large Persian
  reptile.  The Basilisk retreats back to the battlements, turns around and
  continues battle from the higher position.  Kratos drives his Blades of
  Chaos into the Basiliskís right paw, jumps up and stabs the Basilisk above
  the eye.  Kratos gets some leverage and pulls the Basilisk back to the
  palisade.  Taking advantage of the weakened state of the Basilisk, Kratos
  topples a parapet onto the monsterís head.  The battle continues, and the
  Basilisk returns to higher ground.  Kratos again drives his Blades of Chaos
  into the Basiliskís right forelimb, jumps up and stabs the Basilisk above
  the eye.  Once again, Kratos gets some leverage and pulls the Basilisk back
  onto the palisade.  Another parapet is toppled onto the reptileís head.
  After some more punishment from the Blades of Chaos, the Basilisk gets
  stunned.  Kratos makes his way atop the Basilisk and hooks his Blades into
  the Basiliskís lower jaw.  With all his might, Kratos pulls the Blades and
  dislocates the Basiliskís jaw, killing the large saurian.

  The camera pans out to show the body of the Basilisk as it lays on the
  palisade ]

Narrator :  Fulfilling his commitment to the gods, Kratos defeated the
            Basilisk brought forth by the Persians.

[ Kratos makes his way up a cliff and puts away his Blades of Chaos, looking
  pained and annoyed ]

            But this small victory would not satisfy the man who had come to
            be known as the Ghost of Sparta.

Kratos   :  [ yelling at the heavens ] Is this all you would have me do?  Is
            there nothing else?

[ The sun bulges and a globe of light drifts toward the ground.  A bright
  flash of white light fills the screen ]

Narrator :  Seeing the sun plummet through the sky, and the world plunge
            into darkness, Kratos knew this was not a sign from the gods.

Kratos   :  What treachery is this?  [ runs toward where the globe of light
            landed ]

Narrator :  Setting his sights on the glowing horizon, Kratos made his way
            toward the mysterious light, but there was more afoot than
            Kratos could possibly know.

[ Kratos is shown reaching the lip of a gigantic precipice and looks upon a
  large temple ]

Narrator :  In the darkness, Morpheus, the god of dreams awakened to a
            world where he and only he wielded the power.  The land was
            slowly overrun by a black fog that engulfed everything it
            touched.

[ Kratos makes his way down cliff walls and enters ]

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Man   :  Run for your lives!

Woman :  Help us!

[ Kratos makes his way into a building only to witness a dark figure impale
  a woman.  After Kratos kills the enemy, he makes his way to the street,
  only to be accosted by more of these fog fighters and archers.  Kratos
  hears a resident of Marathon yelling ]

Marathon resident : The fog is alive!

[ The camera pans to show a dark fog permeating the air, except around a
  large wooden block ]

Narrator : The power of Morpheus affected even Kratos, as he was haunted
           by a strange melody.

[ A strange lilting melody is heard.

  As Kratos pushes the wooden block along a street toward a gate, someone
  yells ]

Marathon resident : Stay out of the fog!

[ After going through the gate, Kratos fights more fog archers and a trio
  of ear-piercing fog banshees.  Kratos turns a crank to stop the fog
  banshees from appearing.  Kratos eyes a torch, held by a statue.  Using the
  torch, Kratos ignites some hay on a wagon.  Kratos pushes the wagon along
  the street, blazing a path through the fog.  At the end of the road, a
  large fog feline sabretooth Beast jumps in front of Kratos.  Kratos guts
  the sabretooth and continues past a rocky obstruction.  More fog archers
  appear on the Steed Shrine, only to be dealt with swiftly by Kratosís
  Blades of Chaos ]

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Narrator :  And as Kratos approached the temple, it became clear that the
            task ahead was more than he would have ever imagined.

[ Kratos makes his way past a couple of pillars on the outskirts of the
  temple, when the strange melody from earlier is heard again ]

Narrator :  Once again, the strange lingering melody could be heard through
            the black fog of Morpheus, haunting Kratos.

[ Kratos makes short work of the fog fighters and banshees that ambush him.
  He continues on toward the Temple of Helios, scaling walls.

  The camera pans upward to show a large temple ]

Narrator :  The Temple on which Kratos stood, was the sun chariot of Helios.
            The very chariot that the Fire Steeds pulled across the sky every
            day, allowing the brilliance of Helios to shine down upon all
            mankind.

[ Kratos heads toward the temple when he hears a feminine voice from a
  luminous statue ]

Voice    :  Kratos.

Kratos   :  [ approaches the statue ] Athena.  What madness has befallen us?

Athena   :  Kratos, there is not much time.  Olympus needs you.

Kratos   :  I grow tired of the godsí requests, Athena.  I have given enough.
            Now take these nightmares from my head.

Athena   :  It is not for you to say when your servitude ends.  You will earn
            your freedom, in time.  But for now, Olympus needs your
            unquestioning obedience.  The god of the sun has been torn from
            the sky.

[ A bright flash engulfs the screen.  The whole temple is shown ]

Athena   :  This temple on which you stand is the chariot of Helios.

[ The camera zooms out showing a large fireball dwarfing the temple ]

Athena   :  Without their master to rein them, the Fire Steeds have driven
            the sun chariot into the earth.  

[ The fireball comes into focus showing fiery horses pulling a chariot into
  the temple.  Like a meteor, the chariot is shown crashing into the earth,
  causing debris to fly into the air ]

Athena  :  And without Helios, there is no one to keep Morpheus from seizing
           permanent power.

[ The temple is shown against a dark landscape, with clouds swirling below.
  Lightning flashes and thunder booms ]

Athena  :  Many of the gods have fallen into a deep slumber.

[ The landscape around the temple is shown being surrounded by a dark fog ]

Athena  :  Soon, all will succumb to the black grip of Morpheus.

[ Kratos is shown at the base of Athenaís statue ]

Kratos  :  What would you have me do?

Athena  :  You must find Helios and return him to the sky, lest the world of
           gods and man be lost forever.  Only his light can release the
           grasp of Morpheus.

[ Athenaís statue loses its luminescence ]

Kratos  :  Athena.  Athena!

[ Kratos makes his way onto the temple grounds and rides an elevator up to a
  higher level.  He is accosted by some goat-like satyr soldiers.  Some wield
  blades while others launch fiery projectiles.  Kratos takes care of the
  enemies and pulls a lever to open a gate, leading into the temple itself.

  After riding the elevator back down to the temple grounds, Kratos makes his
  way into the temple, killing several satyrs on the way.

  Within the temple, Kratos dispatches a flock of harpies, and pulls a lever
  opening a door leading further into the temple.  Kratos finds and fights a
  few helmeted fire guards, pulls a lever and makes his way into the
  Grand Hallway ]

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[ Kratos makes his way along the Grand Hallway into the center of the temple.
  After breaking a couple gears, Kratos descends on a circular elevator,
  battling a few more helmeted fire guards.

  After the elevator reaches the ground floor, an enormous armored Hyperion
  Guard appears in the middle of the elevator.  It wields a large mace
  and attacks Kratos.  Kratos takes care of the Guard and beheads him.

  Kratos heads deeper into the temple, and upon reaching a large chamber, a
  door closes behind Kratos.  On the wall, the chamber has a statue holding
  a glowing blue sphere.  Kratos knocks over a pillar to access the middle of
  the large chamber.  A female voice issues from the statue ]

Voice  :  I am grateful you have come, Ghost of Sparta.  The titan Atlas has
          been freed from the pits of Tartarus, and has taken my brother,
          Helios from his rightful place in the sky.

Kratos :  What does Atlas want with the sun god?

Voice  :  Helios holds within him the power of the sun, a power so great, it
          can destroy the world.  It cannot be trusted in the hands of a
          titan.  Please, take the Sun Shield from his throne, walk through
          the Gates of Olympus and you will find me.  Hurry Kratos, even now
          my brother suffers at the hand of Atlas.

[ Kratos uses his Blades of Chaos to force down a pillar, creating a bridge
  to the periphery of the chamber.  He backtracks and goes through a doorway
  leading to Heliosís throne.  After passing the door, it closes ]

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[ Kratos destroys the throne and acquires the Sun Shield.

  A few helmeted fire guards provide a chance for Kratos to make use of the
  shield.  After dispatching them, Kratos uses the shield to open a large
  door.  Kratos makes his way across the room and up a long spiral staircase.
  Kratos emerges in front of the temple amidst the fog ]

Narrator :  As Kratos stepped out into the eternal night, much had changed
            outside the temple.  Morpheus grew ever stronger, as his
            harbingers of darkness continued their relentless march.

[ A pair of fog archers are shown on a circular area, up a flight of stairs.
  Kratos engages them, and a fog feline sabretooth Beast joins the fray.
  After defeating the first wave, more archers and another sabretooth appear,
  only to fall to Kratosís Blades of Chaos.  Kratos puts the Sun Shield into
  the middle of the circular area, causing the periphery to sink, creating a
  spiral staircase downward.  At the end of the staircase, Kratos uses the
  Sun Shield to open a door.

  After entering the large rectangular room, the door closes behind Kratos.
  There are two large statues holding lances on opposite sides of the room.
  Kratos moves the pair of statues onto square pressure plates, with their
  weapons fitting into holes in the wall, like keys in a lock.  After each
  statue is on a square pressure plate, beams of light course upward from the
  base, and along the lance.  This unlocks enormous blocks in the wall.
  Embossed on the wall is a seal of Helios.  Kratos pulls the blocks away
  from the wall, creating a pair of gigantic steps.

  Kratos makes his way around the left side of the bottom step and walks
  along an indentation in the step, into another rectangular room.

  There are two more statues, this time holding lenses.  Kratos repositions
  the statues, using the lenses to refract beams of light.  Each beam of
  light is focused on its own circle in the wall.

  Kratos stands between the two light beams and uses the Sun Shield to
  reflect the light onto another circle, located on the top block/step.
  On the other side of the steps, in the first large rectangular room, it
  is shown that the steps lead up to a pentagonal room with three statues.
  The base of the middle statue glows with an orange light.

  Kratos makes his way back around the bottom step, and jumps up both to
  reach the pentagonal room.

  He places the Sun Shield into the orange light at the base of the
  statue.  The statue becomes bathed in yellow light, and a wide beacon
  of light shines up into the heavens, over the temple grounds.  A smaller
  beam of light illuminates the first cylinder behind a statue of a horse
  on the Steed Shrine.

  The rectangular slats of the rectangular room floor recede and form steps
  downward.

  Kratos goes down the steps and along a hallway back to the large circular
  chamber with the sphere-holding statue ]

Voice :  You must hurry, Kratos.

[ Kratos makes his way along the periphery of the chamber and approaches a
  large rectangular liquid-like bronze portal.  Fearlessly, Kratos steps
  through the portal and emerges in a torch-lit circular area ]

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[ The camera pans away from Kratos to show two gigantic helmed warriors
  holding up their arms, hewn in stone.  The two warriors are across a wide
  river.  On the left hand of one of the warriors is a smaller statue of a
  figure holding a lance.

  Kratos crosses the river to the base of the wall, between the two warriors.
  He climbs up the wall and makes his way behind the warrior on the right,
  emerging on its left hand.  Kratos approaches the statue and acquires
  Tritonís lance.

  Kratos daringly dives into the river and goes upstream.  While underwater,
  Kratos breaks through a gate and navigates the route among some ruins,
  breaking more gates in the process.  Pulling a lever underwater causes the
  warrior on the left to raise his hands higher, creating a passage along the
  wall.

  Kratos again climbs up the wall and makes his way behind and above the
  warrior on the left.  A small antechamber is hewn in the rock, with a heavy
  door in the middle, flanked by two statues.  Kratos lifts the heavy door
  and proceeds into a hexagonal chamber, where a large blade-wielding
  minotaur spawns.

  After evading the minotaurís charges, Kratos pins the minotaurís hands into
  the ground with his Blades of Chaos, and decapitates the monster with its
  own weapon.

  Kratos continues on, turning a crank to create a bridge across a deep
  chasm.  He lifts another heavy door to find himself at a bend of a
  shallow stream.

  Kratos stops midstream]

Narrator :  As Kratos entered the cave, Eos, goddess of dawn and sister of
            Helios, sat above him visibly weakened by the absence of the sun.

[ A topless brunette, wearing a shawl around her hair and a white skirt, is
  shown kneeling ]

Eos      :  All glory be to Lord Zeus for granting you safe passage to me.

Kratos   :  The king of the gods does not aid me, Eos.  I am but a slave to
            Zeus and Olympus.

Eos      :  Save my brother Kratos, and he will convince Zeus to release you
            and rid you of the horrors of your past.  I give you my word.

Kratos   :  The gods have broken their word to me many times.  Forgive me if
            I find it hard to believe your promises.

Eos      :  Be that as it may, Kratos.  The Primordial Fire is almost out.
            Without Helios, the life giving light of the world cannot be
            sustained.  If you do not find him, only darkness and death await
            all of us.

Kratos   :  [ sighs ]  Where has Atlas taken him?

Eos      :  I do not know, Kratos.  Follow the passage out of the cave,
            retrieve the fire and it will light your path to the remaining
            steeds.  They will guide you to their master.  They will take you
            to my brother.  May you go with the speed of Hermes, Ghost of
            Sparta.

[ Kratos goes downstream, and emerges on a sandy embankment.  Making his way
  along the sandy passageway, Kratos encounters and defeats more light
  warriors.  Eventually, Kratos makes his way into a circular arena.  Along
  the circular wall are three enormous armored guardians of the fire.  Each
  guardian has a circular shield with a hole in the middle.

  In the middle of the arena, Kratos acquires the Primordial Fire.  This
  triggers a ring of the arena to fall away and the guardians of the fire to
  animate.  Each guardian sends a fireball at Kratos through a hole in its
  shield.  Each fireball is deflected by Kratos and used against the
  guardian.  After all three are taken care of, Kratos acquires the Light of
  Dawn.

  Light shines where the middle guardian stood, and Kratos reflects the light
  into the alcoves the guardians occupied.  Upon breaking the wall of the
  right alcove, a bridge appears and Kratos makes his way through the
  passageway.  Using the Sun Shield, Kratos opens another door ]

Eos      :  You must find him, Kratos.

[ Kratos fights a couple of fire guards and jumps into the river below.  
  Kratos crosses the river and goes back through the portal.

  Kratos uses the Sun Shield to unlock a bridge of light to the center of the
  circular chamber with Eosís statue.  Kratos crosses another bridge of light
  to a door.  Kratos opens the door with the Sun Shield and makes his way
  down to a circular elevator.

  Kratos uses the Sun Shield in the middle of the elevator to activate it.
  Harpies spawn, but Kratos eliminates them quickly.

  He makes his way up a flight of stairs to the door of the temple courtyard.
  Once again, Kratos uses the Sun Shield to unlock the door ]

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Narrator :  And again the melody returned, and it almost seemed familiar.

[ Kratos looks from right to left, trying to find the source of the piping
  melody.

  Four Fire Sentinels appear with a fiery shielded legless specter.  Kratos
  dispatches them all.

  The camera shows a statue of a horse bucking on the opposite side of the
  courtyard, as well as a large seal in the middle of the courtyard.  Its
  center glows with an orange light.  Two short silos are shown, nestled
  within a wall.  Kratos uses the Sun Shield in the middle of the large seal
  to bring up a crank.  Kratos turns the crank, causing a thin beam of light
  to be emitted onto a short silo.  The silo opens up to expose a
  sword-wielding statue with a shield.  Kratos turns the crank, refracting
  the light to shine on the silo across the courtyard.  This exposes another
  sword-wielding statue with a shield.  Each statue, with light shined on its
  base, causes light to be refracted up through the base and directed out of
  the shield.

  Kratos uses the two statues to open two other silos, exposing two more
  statues.  He then moves the four statues onto circular pressure plate
  buttons, which causes the area between the large seal and the bucking horse
  statue to elevate.  Kratos shines the beam of light onto the elevated
  platform, which splits and refracts the light onto the four statues.

  Standing on the elevated platform, Kratos refracts and directs the beam of
  light onto the statue of the bucking horse.  The bucking horseís base
  elevates, revealing a glowing orange light.  Kratos places the Sun Shield
  into the orange light of the statueís base.  The statue is bathed in a
  yellow light, and a wide beacon of light shines up into the heavens, over
  the temple grounds.  A smaller beam of light illuminates the second
  cylinder behind a statue of a horse on the Steed Shrine.

  The crank in the middle of the large seal recedes, and an orange light
  takes its stead.  Kratos puts the Sun Shield into the middle of the seal.
  This causes the seal platform to descend along a shaft of yellow light,
  back into the large circular chamber with Eosís statue.

  Kratos crosses another bridge of light and opens another door with the
  Sun Shield.  Kratos goes down a hallway and up the stairs of the
  rectangular room.

  The enormous steps have been reduced to rubble, and one of the
  statues/keys have been displaced.  Kratos pushes the statue back onto
  the square pressure plate, breaks the top of the statue, and reflects the
  light into the keyhole using his shield.  This causes the light to turn
  off, while a statue of a bucking horse becomes elevated.  Kratos makes his
  way up the wall where the enormous steps were, and uses the Sun Shield at
  the base of the statue.

  The statue of the bucking horse is bathed in a yellow light, and a wide
  beacon of light shines up into the heavens, over the temple grounds.  A
  smaller beam of light illuminates the third and final cylinder behind a
  statue of a horse on the Steed Shrine.

  A door behind the statue opens and Kratos proceeds down a passageway, down
  a flight of stairs, and down the face of a wall to the base of the temple ]

Narrator :  As Kratos left the temple, he was assaulted by the army of
            Morpheus.  And again, he heard the haunting melody.  But this
            time he recognized it as the song of his daughter, Calliope.

Kratos   :  [ looking around ] Calliope?  My daughter!  Where are you?
            Calliope!!

[ Numerous fog fighters, archers, and banshees spawn, all felled by Kratosís
  Blades of Chaos.

  Kratos makes his way away from the temple, to the Steed Shrine.  At the
  Shrine, Kratos turn the cylinders to light their respective horses.
  Kratos then uses his Sun Shield in the middle of a seal behind the
  cylinders.

  The Fire Steeds emerge from their statue prisons and fly into the sky.

  The Shrine starts to shake with the turbulence of being pulled by the Fire
  Steeds, above the fog of Morpheus ]

Narrator :  With the release of the Fire Steeds, Kratos was now in the hands
            of the beasts,

[ The Fire Steeds trace a majestic arc over the fog, then they descend
  through the fog ]

Narrator :  and where they would take him, he did not know.

[ Kratos is shown holding onto the chains of his Blades of Chaos, being
  buffeted by the winds.  His head bows as he remembers his past, with
  Calliopeís melody playing throughout.

  General Kratos, riding a horse, approaches his daughter, Calliope.

  Kratos, with his daughter by his side, approaches his wife.

  Kratos starts to put a blue stone necklace onto his wifeís neck.

  Calliope smiles up at Kratos, with a bag of riches on his shoulder.

  Kratos leans against a tree, with a young Calliope stands, looking at her
  father who is carving a flute for her.

  An adolescent Calliope plays her flute.  The image reverts to a young
  Calliope, with the burning oracle temple behind her.

  Rapid flashbacks of Kratosís brutality and bloodlust are shown, including
  the fateful murder of his wife and daughter.  The Ghost of Sparta is born
  as the old hag oracle cackles.

  The Fire Steeds continue their descent and Kratos awakens ]

Narrator :  As the steeds pulled Kratos away from the grip of Morpheus, they
            crossed into the Underworld.  But in the land of the dead, they
            could go no further.  For these beings of light, were not welcome
            in Hades.

[ The Fire Steeds revert back to their statue forms, and the seal of the
  Steeds Shrine plummets, as does Kratos.  Kratos uses his Blades of Chaos to
  latch onto a wall of a large rock which he climbs ]

Narrator :  Kratos found himself on the very edge of Hades.  The land where
            no mortal had set foot.

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[ The camera pans around Kratos, showing harpies flying about, and mountains
  and buildings off in the distance ]

Narrator :  Here where the souls of the dead walk their fated path, Kratos
            knew that for him, this was merely the beginning.

[ Kratos climbs up the wall and traverses along an overhang, breaking
  stalactites along the way.  He drops onto an island with a couple of
  petrified figures, jumps across a river of blood, and makes his way along a
  ledge.  Kratos then jumps onto a wall, eliminates a few Hades legionnaires
  and watches harpies fly out of crevices in the wall.

  Kratos climbs up to level ground, only to be greeted by a few gorgons.
  Kratos makes his way through a door and up a flight of crumbling stairs.
  He passes a couple more petrified figures as he makes his way up a ledge,
  to emerge in a circular arena.

  A couple Hades legionnaires feebly attempt to attack Kratos, but barely put
  up a fight.  To even things up, some Cyclops brutes make an appearance,
  only to meet the same fate as the legionnaires:  death.

  Kratos jumps onto a higher platform and finds harpies flocking around some
  ruins ]

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[ After killing the harpies, Kratos uses a pedestal to jump onto a higher
  platform.  He makes his way along a wall, behind a couple of blood
  waterfalls.  Kratos drops onto a circular area and does battle with a few
  Hades legionnaires.  Doing some renovation, Kratos knocks over a large
  pillar, which crashes into a wall of the ruins.

  Kratos follows the fallen pillar into the ruins, and jumps onto the
  second floor.  From there, he climbs up a wall and follows a path toward a
  gated entrance.

  The camera pans up to a robed statue atop the entrance and back down to
  Kratos, as numerous harpies and two axe-wielding phantom warriors spawn.
  After ridding the annoying harpies, Kratos chops the phantom warriors,
  causing green gas to erupt under their armor.  After each warrior sustains
  enough damage, it reduces to a jet of green gas, and become spheres within
  a door.    After both spheres take their place within the door, it opens.

  Kratos backtracks along the path toward the opened door, and follows the
  pathway beyond.  Kratos passes archways with red balls of fire at their
  bases.  He reaches the heart of the Ruins, and ascends a long flight of
  stairs.

  At the top of the stairs, there is a large statue in the middle of a square
  area.  Upon reaching the statue, a doorway closes behind Kratos.  Kratos
  heads through the opposite door into a circular arena where he makes quick
  work of more harpies and axe-wielding phantom warriors, while avoiding the
  circular saws crisscrossing the area.

  Kratos exits the circular arena through an archway and makes his way down a
  long bridge, which terminates into a circular area.  There is a gate that
  blocks Kratosís way.  Ignoring the gate, Kratos rings a large bell.

  The camera zooms out, showing the Ruins where Kratos is standing.  The
  circular area is near the edge of an enormous blood waterfall.

  Kratos is shown walking away from the bell, putting away his Blades of
  Chaos.  The camera zooms out once again, showing the expanse of the blood
  river.  Kratos sees a gigantic row boat with many oars paddling towards
  Kratos.  Kratos looks on, with an expression of boredom.

  The row boat docks on the opposite side of the gate, and a drawbridge-like
  gang plank drops from the dock onto the boat while the gate is raised.

  Kratos nonchalantly walks aboard the boat.
 
  At the bow of the boat is a large statue of a winged devil.  A growling
  voice, from a robed figure with disembodied heads for a belt, is heard as
  Kratos steps on the boat ]

Voice    :  Who calls for the Ferryman? [ it clenches a fist ]

[ Kratos is shown walking on the deck of the boat, while the Ferryman quickly
  moves behind Kratos.  The Ferryman is wearing a golden mask, and has long
  white hair and beard ]

Ferryman :  Ghost of Sparta?  [ he moves from Kratosís right to left, places
            his right hand on Kratosís left shoulder, holding a scythe ]
            Slave to the Olympians?  

Kratos   :  I am a slave to no one, Charon.

[ Charon walks forward, using his scythe as a cane ]

Charon   :  We share a common fate, Kratos.  The gods will release neither of
            us from our torture. [ he waves his right hand, as if swatting a
            fly ]  Be gone.

[ The camera zooms in on Charonís golden mask ]

Charon   :  It is not yet your time, mortal. 

[ Charon swings his massive scythe at Kratos, who is no match for the
  Ferryman.

  The camera pans out, showing the large ferry.

  Charon drags Kratos to the port side of the ferry ]

Charon   :  You chose your path ... [ he drops Kratosís body over the bloody
            waterfall into the abyss below ] Ghost of Sparta!

[ The screen fades to black and the haunting melody of Calliopeís flute is
  heard ]

Kratos   :  Calliope!

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[ The screen fades into a large gorge, with prisoners bound by chains into
  the walls.

  Kratos grunts and manages to break free from his manacles.

  As Kratos makes his way along the gorge, he decides to end the suffering of
  those still bound by chains.  Kratos eventually finds himself in a circular
  area, overlooking a giant chasm with colossal links of chains hanging from
  the ceiling.  Each chain terminates with a spike ]

Narrator :  Here where the souls of the wicked are tortured in the pits of
            Tartarus, the wailing and agony of the damned, resonated deep
            throughout the bowels of the underworld.

[ Numerous harpies appear, only to get their wings clipped and be shredded by
  the Blades of Chaos.  Kratos continues on, freeing people of their misery,
  and making his way to the chasm.  After opening the door into the middle of
  the chasm, Kratos climbs up a wall, handling numerous Hades legionnaires
  that spawn.

  Eventually, Kratos lifts himself up to a circular area where he makes short
  work of more harpies and a gorgon.  Within alcoves in the wall rest statues
  of Hades and Ares.  Kratos pulls the statues onto square pressure plates
  which bring up a crank in the middle of the area.  Kratos turns the crank
  to rotate the entrance to an adjoining circular shaft.

  Kratos proceeds down a torch-lit hallway and finds himself in a large
  rectangular room.  A couple minotaurs and some archers appear, proving to
  be no match to Kratos.

  Kratos makes his way up a spiral staircase to be greeted by a Hades
  legionnaire.  Kratos eliminates his enemy quickly and goes through a
  blocked passageway above the large rectangular room.  Pulling a lever
  raises the gate within the room.  Kratos passes through the gateway and up
  another spiral staircase.  This time, a pair of Hades legionnaires and a
  pair of archers attempt to engage Kratos, only to get completely destroyed.
  Pulling another lever in the room raises a pair of gates.  Kratos ascends a
  flight of stairs.

  The camera shows the profile of a corpse on a throne.

  Kratos crosses the room and acquires the Cryptkeeperís Key then pushes the
  throne over the balcony, onto the large rectangular room below.

  Kratos drops down, picks up the corpse and places it on a circular button.
  This causes a rectangular lock to rise from the ground.  Kratos places the
  Cryptkeeperís Key into the lock and turns it.  As a result, a bridge is
  extended towards the Temple of Zeus ]

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[ Kratos heads into the Temple of Zeus, and finds a statue of the king of the
  gods.  In Zeusís right hand is a golden gauntlet.  Two axe-wielding phantom
  warriors spawn.  They are dealt with promptly by Kratos.

  Kratos approaches the center of the temple and slings his Blades of Chaos
  onto the statue of Zeus.  He pulls on the statue, causing it to shatter.
  Kratos picks up the Gauntlet of Zeus.

  Several Hades Legionnaires appear, as if on cue to try out the new
  Gauntlet.  They all die swiftly.

  Kratos crosses the bridge back to the depths of Tartarus.  Using the
  Gauntlet, Kratos breaks down a door and makes his way down the hallway.

  Suddenly, a spiked gate drops from the ceiling and moves along a track
  toward Kratos.  Kratos hurries along the hallway, obliterating obstacles in
  his way and makes his way back to the circular shaft.  He heads back to the
  circular area with the statues of Ares and Hades.  With the Gauntlet,
  Kratos pounds the two statues into dust.

  Upon destroying the statue of Hades, a pathway is revealed.  Kratos goes
  down this pathway and opens a door, leading to a circular area.  Kratos
  climbs up the wall to find gorgons and a few Hades legionnaires.  Kratos
  kills them all.  A crank comes up from the floor; turning it causes a
  colossal chain to drop from the ceiling.

  Kratos makes his way back down to the circular area and uses a chain as a
  bridge to a wall.  Kratos scales the wall, heading to the jails of
  Tartarus ]

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[ Kratos heads down a pathway and drops onto a platform.  Harpies and Cyclops
  brutes appear but are swiftly destroyed by Kratos.  Another crank comes up
  from the floor; turning it causes another colossal chain to drop from the
  ceiling.  The colossal chains each have spikes at the ends.  Yet another
  crank comes up from the floor; turning it causes a colossal chain to bridge
  the platform to the previous circular area.

  Kratos jumps from the circular area onto the top of a spike.  Kratos jumps
  from spike to spike, crossing the chasm.  He makes his way onto a ledge and
  follows a pathway, blocked by a door.  Kratos lifts the door and continues
  down the pathway, providing solace to the people chained to the wall.  He
  lifts another door, and looks upon a rock outcropping ]

Narrator :  Kratos saw before him the remnants of the old rulers of Earth,
            the mighty Titans.

[ Beyond the rock outcropping, a face is shown within the rock wall, with
  chains situated beneath its chin ]

Narrator :  Defeated by the gods and enchained in the depths of Tartarus,
            they suffered their unjust penance.  And for their torment, it
            was well known that these immortal beings hated the Olympians
            with immeasurable fury.

[ Kratos climbs up the outcropping and lays waste to a minotaur.  A few Hades
  archers try sniping at Kratos from a spike, only to have their arrows
  blocked by the Sun Shield.  Kratos sends projectiles of his own and
  eliminates them.

  With the turn of another crank, a colossal chain creates a bridge to the
  titanís face within the wall.  Kratos crosses the chain bridge, passing the
  bound titan ]

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[ Kratos follows a passageway between towering stone walls.  He lifts a heavy
  door and emerges into a large trapezoidal area.  Some Hades legionnaires
  and archers greet Kratos but they fall to his Blades of Chaos.  Kratos
  pulls a pair of levers; after each is pulled, some colossal chains slacken.

  Kratos then climbs up a wall, slings his way along the ceiling above the
  slackened chains, and drops onto a balcony.  Kratos follows the pathway to
  another lever.  Pulling this lever causes a rock to fall away from the
  bound titan, freeing its head.

  Kratos makes his way back down into the large trapezoidal area and emerges
  next to the titanís head ]

Narrator :  By the hands of Zeus, the titans had been bound and shackled in
            their torment, for a thousand years, with no hope of escape.

[ The camera pans away from Kratosís position, showing the expanse of the
  chasm with a lone harpy flying by.  The camera zooms in on a vacated area
  where another titan had been bound ]

Narrator :  Now the chains that once held the titan Atlas lay broken, and
            only one question plagued the thoughts of Kratos.

[ The camera zooms in on Kratosís face ]

Kratos   :  Who would release such evil?

[ Kratos makes his way along the rock wall, eliminating some Hades
  legionnaires along the way.  Kratos descends upon a wide ledge and jumps
  upon a large gear, connected to a colossal chain in a pulley system.

  Kratos spins the gear, while intermittently fighting harpies and Hades
  legionnaires.  Once the gear stops spinning, Kratos jumps down onto
  another gear connected to a pulley system.  Again, Kratos spins the gear,
  while intermittently fighting harpies and shielded Hades legionnaires.

  At the end of the pulley system, the gear stops, and Kratos jumps onto a
  rock ledge.  Kratos jumps onto a higher ledge and finds a spike lying
  horizontally on the platform.  Kratos charges up for an enormous punch
  with Zeusís Gauntlet.  The resulting punch launches the spike into the
  wall across the abyss.  The colossal chain trails the spike and stretches
  taut.

  Kratos uses the colossal chain as a bridge and begins his arduous ascent
  out of Tartarus.  The camera changes angles, showing Kratos from the side;
  a wide shot showing a harpy flying by him; a shot from above Kratos;
  another wide shot, this time zooming out.

  Kratos finds himself by the Hades blood waterfall from earlier.  He
  ascends the rock face and follows the ledge leading back to the Ruins of
  Asphodel.  Kratos breaks a stone wall of the ruins and finds himself in the
  circular arena with the circular saws crisscrossing the area.  Once again,
  Kratos does battle with axe-wielding phantom warriors and harpies.

  Kratos exits the circular arena through a familiar archway and makes his
  way down a long bridge, which terminates into a circular area.  Instead of
  ringing the large bell, Kratos uses Zeusís Gauntlet to break down the gate
  leading to the dock ]

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[ Kratos goes down the gang plank onto Charonís ferry.

  Charon turns around as Kratos makes his way on deck ]

Charon :  You again.

Kratos :  The walls of Tartarus would not hold Atlas, and they would not hold
          me either.

Charon :  [ appears behind Kratos and walks to the bow of the boat ]  The
          gods have obviously taken pity on their slave.

Kratos :  [ turns around to face Charon ] You underestimate me, Charon.  This
          time I will not be so merciful.

[ Kratos engages Charon in battle.  While Charon uses his scythe, Kratos uses
  Zeusís Gauntlet to assail Charon with powerful punches.  After enduring
  several melee hits, Charon melts into a black ooze and traverses the deck
  of his ship.  He reappears and resumes battle with Kratos.  This time, he
  tries sending green energy spheres at Kratos, but Kratos uses the Sun
  Shield to deflect them back at Charon.

  After taking several blows to the gut, Charon transports himself onto the
  upper deck and tries to recuperate.  While on the upper deck, Charon tries
  to snipe Kratos from afar while drawing green energy from the ship.
  Showing no fear, Kratos uses the Gauntlet to break a pillar supporting the
  upper deck.

  Charon goes back to Kratosís level and resumes the fight.  After taking
  more punches, Charon flees back to the upper deck to recuperate; only to
  have Kratos use the Gauntlet again to break a pillar.  The cycle continues
  until all three pillars are broken.  Charonís attempt to draw energy from
  the ship backfires on him, and the resulting energy blast demolishes the
  upper deck and stuns Charon.  Charon loses his mask.

  Kratos takes the massive scythe, slashes away at Charonís midsection, then
  hurls the scythe at Charon, impaling and pinning him below the winged devil
  at the bow of the ship.

  Kratos makes his way along the deck of the ship to retrieve Charonís mask.
  As Kratos tries to pick up the mask, a hoarse yet taunting laugh emanates
  from Charon.  Kratos spins around and glares at Charon.

  Charon grips his scythe, attempting to push it out of his body, but to no
  avail.  Resigned, Charon dissociates and becomes a being of green energy.
  Only his upper body is reconstituted.

  Charon sends green energy spheres at Kratos, only to have them deflected
  back.  After getting his attacks delivered to his face, Charon plops to the
  ground.

  Kratos picks up Charon and punches him with Zeusís Gauntlet.  Using the
  same hand, Kratos grips Charon by the face and slams him bodily to the deck
  of the ship.  Without mercy, Kratos repeatedly punches Charonís face with
  Zeusís Gauntlet.

  The camera pans out showing Charonís ferry as paddles row the boat along
  the river of blood, amidst pointy rocks ]

Narrator :  Having defeated Charon, Kratos journeyed deeper into Hades and
            closer to his goal.

[ Kratos is shown on the ferry, facing the winged devil at the bow of the
  boat.  The camera zooms in on Kratosís face ]

Narrator :  For in the distance, the bright light of Helios illuminated all
            of the underworld.

[ Architecture is shown, with tall towers beyond the ferry.  It is a
  castle-like temple ]

Narrator :  But something on the shore caught his attention.

[ Calliopeís flute melody is heard, while a circular dock is shown from
  above ]

Narrator :  And to Kratos, it almost seemed an apparition.

[ Feet and the lower part of a dress is shown standing on the dock as the
  ferry approaches a dock.  Kratos, from the deck of the ship, looks on,
  showing recognition ]

Kratos   :  Calliope!

[ The camera starts from behind Kratos, looking over his shoulder, zooming in
  on the figure near a pillar on the dock ]

Narrator :  Upon seeing his daughter,

[ A shot of Calliope playing her flute is shown ]

Narrator :  Kratos realized that all that he had been working for, all that
            he had wanted, was within reach.

[ A montage of flashbacks of God of War 1, showing his assault on the oracle
  and the people within, are shown with the following narration ]

Narrator :  Years of service to the gods had not delivered him from his pain.
            Never had it eased the burden of his past,

[ The view shows an overhead shot of the dock, with Calliope standing in the
  middle of a top step ]

Narrator :  and now, Calliope was found.

[ Calliope turns around.  Kratos reaches out with his right hand ]

Kratos   :  Calliope!

[ Calliope starts to walk toward the temple.

  The screen fades to show the ferry docking.

  Kratos picks up Charonís mask and acquires Charonís Wrath.

  Hades legionnaires appear on the deck of the boat, only to be punished by
  Charonís Wrath.

  Kratos hastily goes down the gang plank and quickly makes his way down a
  promenade leading to the steps where Calliope was standing.  Kratos enters
  the temple ]

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[ After Kratos crosses the threshold, the door closes behind him.  The camera
  pans across a hexagonal room to the opposite door.  Calliope is seen
  running away, up a flight of steps, humming her melody.  A door closes
  behind her.

  Kratos gives chase, going up the stairs and kicks open the door.  After
  Kratos makes his way into a large foyer, gargantuan sabretooth Beasts
  appear along with a group of a new type of satyrs.  Kratos defeats all of
  his foes quickly.

  Kratos makes his way up a long flight of stairs to a closed door.  He kicks
  it open, enters a small chamber with another door.  He kicks that one open,
  too.

  The camera pans showing Calliope running around a large shrine.  She runs
  through door on the opposite wall.

  The shrine has torches above numerous mounted canine heads.  Kratos breaks
  all of the canine heads while dealing with satyrs and harpies.

  He kicks open the door that Calliope had ran through earlier.  Kratos
  quickly traverses the next room, kicking open yet another door.  Kratos
  begins to ascend another flight of stairs, when midway up, he sees Calliope
  running away another set of stairs, giggling.  A door closes behind her.

  After Kratos makes his way into another large foyer, Cyclops brutes and
  harpies try to hinder Kratosís progress.  They fail.  Miserably.  Kratos
  kicks open the door that Calliope ran through, up the steps and kicks open
  another door.

  Kratos comes across another shrine with torches mounted over canine heads.
  Kratos breaks the canine heads, again facing satyrs and harpies.

  Kratos kicks open another door, goes through the next room, and kicks open
  another door.

  Calliope giggles as she continues running away from her father.  She
  disappears through a doorway, with the door closing behind her.  Kratos
  engages battle with two minotaurs, then three satyrs, then one last
  minotaur within the large room.  After Kratos deals with them, he kicks
  open the door and resumes his chase down a long hallway.  At the end of
  the hallway is another door, which opens at the behest of Kratosís right
  foot.

  Kratos turns a crank, which causes the circular elevator to ascend.

  The elevator comes to a stop in an octagonal room where numerous harpies,
  a pair of gorgons and a Cyclops brute meet their death at the hands of
  Kratos.

  Kratos kicks open another door, goes up some more steps, and kicks open
  another door.  Calliope is seen running away, with a door closing behind
  her.  Kratos gives chase, kicking open the door.  He goes up a flight of
  stairs and follows a walkway leading to a portico nestled within a ring
  of columns ]

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[ Kratos runs up the steps of the portico ]

Kratos     :  Calliope!  Calliope, where are you?

[ Kratos stands in the middle of the portico ]

Narrator   :  Kratos looked, but his daughter was nowhere to be seen.

[ A birdís eye view of the portico is shown, with an enormous tree root
  anchored beneath a pillar ]

Narrator   :  In the middle of the room sat a graceful figure, a figure he
              recognized all too well.  Persephone, wife of Hades and queen
              of the undead.

[ Kratos approaches the brunette in a brown dress, sitting on a bench,
  looking away from Kratos ]

Kratos     :  Where is my daughter, witch?

Persephone :  Choose your words carefully, Ghost of Sparta.

[ The camera shows her face, with her hair caressing her cheeks ]

Persephone :  You address the goddess of the underworld.  [ sighs ]  Your
              daughter is well.  [ turns to face Kratos ]  She lives among
              the pure souls in the Elysian Fields.

[ The camera pans around the pair ]

Kratos     :  Lead me to her.

Persephone :  [ stands up ]  Have you forgotten, Kratos?  [ reaches up at a
              branch above the tree root ]  The Olympians need you.  [ picks
              and inspects a pomegranate ]  They slumber at the hand of
              Morpheus.

[ The camera pans in front of Persephone, with Kratos standing a few paces
  back ]

Kratos     :  I have faithfully served the gods, yet they do not give me what
              I ask.

[ Kratos is shown close up, hands at an angle away from his body, showing his
  disgust ]

Kratos     :  I grow weary of their demands.

Persephone :  The gods on Olympus failed me too, Kratos. [ she sends a purple
              pulse through the pomegranate, making it fall to pieces ]  I
              was betrayed by Zeus and tricked by my husband Hades.  Now I am
              to stay in the underworld as queen of the dead.  [ she walks
              past Kratos ]  To serve the fallen, and care for them as my own
              children.  [ she stops walking ]

Kratos     :  Persephone!  [ turns to face Persephone ]  I demand to see my
              daughter.

Persephone :  [ turns to face Kratos, and walks behind him ]  As you wish.
              If Calliope is your true desire, I can help you.  [ Close up of
              her face ]  But be warned, Ghost of Sparta.

[ The camera shows Kratosís face, with Persephoneís looking above his left
  shoulder.  She places her left hand on his left shoulder ]

Persephone :  The world of man will suffer because of your choice.

[ Kratos shakes off Persephoneís hand ]

Kratos     :  I care little for the world and its suffering.  [ turns ]
              Where is she?

Persephone :  [ turns away and begins to walk ]  If you are to see your
              daughter again, you must become worthy of Elysium.

[ Kratos turns to face Persephone, but she continues walking toward the tree.
  The camera pans and zooms in on the tree ]

Persephone :  Cast your weapons at the Forsaken Tree, and let it release the
              evils of your past.  Only then will you be free of your sins
              and be granted passage through the divine gates.

[ The camera pans away from the tree toward the divine gates.  Persephone
  goes through the gates, and they pulse with a brilliant white light

  Kratos hooks his Blades of Chaos into the forsaken treeís trunk and
  relinquishes his Blades and magics.  He kneels after the exertion each
  time.  Finally, he gives up his Blades of Chaos.  The chains around his
  forearms go up in flame.  His skin loses its white and red pigmentation.

  Kratos stands up and makes his way toward the divine gates ]

Persephone :  You have done well, Kratos.  Walk through the gates.

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[ Kratos emerges in the Elysian Fields, his skin no longer white and red ]

Kratos     :  Calliope.  [ runs toward his daughter ]

Calliope   :  Father?

Kratos     :  [ picks up Calliope ]  My child.  [ embraces his daughter ]

Calliope   :  [ frees herself from the hug ]  Why did you go?

Kratos     :  [ strokes Calliopeís hair ]  I am here now child, and I will
              not leave you again.

Persephone :  I have watched over you pathetic mortals for a thousand years,
              and it is always the same.  Serving yourself before the needs
              of others has always been your flaw.  [ approaches Kratos and
              Calliope]  But no matter, for now you serve my purpose.

[ Kratos stands up, and holds Calliope close, with his left hand.  Calliope
  hides her face in fear ]

Persephone :  It is time for all that came before to end.  The titan will
              fulfill his role and finish what I have started. [ turns
              around and starts to walk away ]  I released Atlas.

Kratos     :  You?

Persephone :  [ turns around ]  As you were pathetically disarming yourself,
              Atlas completed the task I set him out to do.

[ The camera focuses on the tower of the temple in front of Persephone,
  behind Kratos ]

Persephone :  [ raises her hands ] With the power of the sun in his hands, it
              is only a matter of time before he destroys the pillar that
              holds the world, [ points her left hand at the tower ] and
              Olympus with it.

[ The camera pans from Persephone to Kratos ]

Kratos     :  But why?  

Persephone :  Do you think it was my choice to wed a man I did not love?
              Live a life I did not choose?  [ turns away, disgusted ]  I was
              betrayed by the very gods that once saw me as their own.
              [ tilts her head, slyly ]  But no more.  Once the pillar is
              destroyed, the world will revert into chaos!  [ lifts her right
              arm, bends her elbow and clenches her fist ]

Kratos     :  And what is to become of you?

[ Calliope squeaks in a panic ]

Persephone :  I will have my peace and be free from this miserable existence.
              I will perish, [ turns her head defiantly ] but it is my
              choice.

Calliope   :  [ looks up at Kratos ]  Father!  Whatís happening?  Iím scared.
              [ hides her face ]

[ Debris starts to fall all around ]

Persephone :  [ walks past Kratos ]  In your selfish choice to be with your
              daughter, you have caused her ruin.

[ The camera zooms in on Kratosís face ]

Kratos     :  No.

Persephone :  [ stops walking ]  Elysium falls too, Kratos.  She will perish.

Kratos     :  No!  [ assumes a protective stance ]  I will not let the gods
              take her from me again.  

[ Kratos rushes at Persephone, only to be repelled by a blast of white energy
  from Persephoneís left hand.  Kratos is flung back while Calliope sobs ]

Calliope   :  Father!  [ runs toward a kneeling Kratos; grabs his left arm ]

Narrator   :  The choice was clear to him, yet impossible to make.

[ Kratos looks upon Calliopeís face ]

Narrator   :  To stay with his daughter meant the end of the world and the
              end of her.

[ Kratos grimaces and looks at his daughter ]

Narrator   :  To stop Persephone and Atlas would mean forsaking his daughter,
              forever.  While his hatred and anger for the gods grew ever
              stronger,

[ Kratos stands up ]

Narrator   :  he knew there was but one thing to do.

[ Kratos is shown standing, consoling Calliope who is standing next to his
  left hip, holding his leg.  With much pain in his face, Kratos pushes his
  beloved daughter away from him.  Calliope resists as much as she can, but
  is pushed to the ground.

  Kratos rushes around the field sapping innocent spirits of their energy.
  Each innocent spirit resembles Calliope and gives off a white light ]

Narrator   :  Kratos soon realized that what he gained in humanity, he lost
              in power.  He would need to become the monster he once was,

[ Kratos feels his Blades of Chaos take fiery form in his hands ]

Narrator   :  if he was to defeat Persephone.

[ Kratos rushes around the field slicing more innocent spirits with his
  Blades of Chaos.  He is pursued by Hades legionnaires.  By slicing the
  spirits, Kratos regains his lost fighting techniques and Sun Shield.
  Kratosís red skin coloring returns ]

Narrator   :  He would need to become the Ghost of Sparta once again, if he
              was to save his child.

[ Kratos continues slicing more innocent spirits.  Kratosís white skin
  coloring returns ]

Narrator   :  He would need to sacrifice his life with her, so that she may
              live.

[ Kratos grunts and pants ]

Calliope   :  [ kneeling in the field behind Kratos ] No!  Father, no!
              [ weeps ]

[ Kratos turns around to face Calliope ]

Narrator   :  At that moment Kratos knew his destiny was not with Calliope.

[ The camera zooms in on Kratosís right hand, as he grips his Blade harder.
  Then, the camera zooms in on Kratosís face, with Calliope kneeling in the
  background, over Kratosís right shoulder ]

Narrator   :  The Fates were never that kind.

[ Kratos bows his head and walks away from Calliope.

  He makes his way across the Elysian field toward the temple.  He stops in
  a circular arena to dispatch some Hades archers and shielded Hades
  legionnaires.  A sabretooth Beast tries to ambush Kratos but is
  unsuccessful.  It dies quickly.  More Hades archers appear, along with an
  axe-wielding phantom warrior.  Kratos dispatches all of them.

  Kratos ascends a long flight of stairs toward the temple.

  Near the top of the stairs, there is a flash of green energy flash.
  Persephone appears and walks up stairs, her back to Kratos ]

Persephone :  [ turns around to face Kratos ]  Spartan...  Witness the end!

[ Debris continues to fall, increasing in frequency.

  Green energy flashes behind Persephone who sprouts four wings comprised of
  black feathers.  The wings fold over in front of Persephone then flap
  open.  Persephone screams as she reappears with armor.

  Kratos rushes up the stairs, as Persephone turns around and starts to fly
  upward.  Kratos slings his right Blade of Chaos around Persephoneís right
  ankle.  Persephone continues her flight, as shown from below, then from
  above.

  The camera pans up the tower of the temple.  From a birdís eye view,
  Persephone is shown flying toward the camera, dodging falling debris.

  Kratos holds on while Persephone flies upward to a gigantic titan.  The
  titan roars while punching the tower.  The impact of the punch makes
  Kratosís Blade to come loose, and Kratos starts to fall.  He yells.

  Like a bird of prey, Persephone swoops and knocks Kratos into a circular
  platform in the tower.

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[ The platform has columns along the circumference.  Kratos grunts as he
  lands.

  Persephone flies above his body, and is shown floating in midair.

  Kratos and Persephone begin to fight.  She swoops and rushes with her
  shoulder.  Occasionally, she stomps her left foot, causes slabs of rock to
  rise from the platform, and move laterally toward Kratos.  Kratos deftly
  dodges them and launches an assault on Persephone.

  Persephone swoops toward Kratos and grabs his neck with her right hand.
  Both of them are bathed in a green light ]

Persephone :  Call to her.  Be with her.  [ embraces Kratos ]  Leave this
              world behind.  [ places Kratos on the ground ]  Atlas!

[ Atlasís fist slams downward from the ceiling, into the center of the
  arena.  Kratos dodges the attack and stabs Atlasís knuckle with both of his
  Blades.  Atlas withdraws his fist and opens his hand.  Kratos repositions
  his Blades and makes his way onto Atlasís palm.  Leaving his left Blade of
  Chaos hooked in Atlasís finger, Kratos jumps off of the hand as Atlas
  raises his hand upward.  Kratos takes a colossal chain and drives the spike
  into the earth above.

  Kratos starts to freefall.  Atlas tries to grab him out of the air with
  another hand.  Kratos slings both Blades into Atlasís palm and pulls
  himself to the palm.  Once his feet touch the base of Atlasís palm, Kratos
  pushes off and falls toward another colossal chain.  As heís falling,
  Kratos drives the spike into the earth above.

  Kratos starts to freefall again.  Screeching, Persephone swoops toward
  Kratos and hurls him back into the circular arena.  A circle in the center
  of the arena pulses with an orange glow.

  Persephone flies above his body, and floats in midair ]

Persephone :  You will not stop me!

[ Kratos and Persephone resume their battle.  She hurls a large green and
  black energy sphere at Kratos.  He deflects it back at her using his Sun
  Shield.  Kratos inflicts damage to Persephone as hangs onto a broken
  pillar ]

Persephone :  Petulant mortal!

[ Again, she hurls an energy sphere at him.  Again, he deflects it back at
  her.  Again, she falls onto a broken pillar.  Again, he clobbers her. ]

Persephone :  Foolish human!

[ She tries to injure Kratos with a black and green energy beam.  He avoids
  the attack.  Frustrated, she resumes hurling an energy sphere at him, only
  to get a taste of her own medicine.  Kratos attacks a stunned Persephone
  who is holding onto a broken pillar.

  Persephone taunts Kratos again and calls up columns of black and green
  energy.  Kratos maneuvers past these columns.  Trying to catch him off
  guard, she slings an energy sphere at him.  Kratos parries and slings it
  back at her and resumes his assault as she hangs onto a broken pillar.

  Persephone falls to the ground at Kratosís feet.  Her wings envelop her
  and a black fog enshrouds her.  Green energy surrounds her.

  Kratos makes his way into the center of the orange circle.  Using the Sun
  Shield, Kratos concentrates an orange energy cluster then shines a large
  beam of light at Persephone.

  She wails in pain and surprise.  She stands up and begins to walk toward
  Kratos, wings still folded across her front, while resisting the orange
  energy beam ]

Persephone :  You will never stop me!

[ Kratos concentrates more of the energy onto the shield and sends a pulse
  at Persephone.  She grunts at the sudden surge of energy while attempting
  to approach Kratos ]

Persephone :  You are weak!

[ Once more, Kratos concentrates energy onto the shield and sends another
  pulse at Persephone.  Grunting at the sudden surge of energy, she tries
  walking toward him ]

Persephone :  You will fail!

[ Persephone is overwhelmed by the onslaught of orange energy]

Persephone : No!

[ Kratos dashes toward Persephone.  As he is running, he draws his right hand
  back, getting ready to punch her with Zeusís Gauntlet.  He punches her
  midsection as she wails in pain.  A white light illuminates Persephone,
  causing her armor and wings to disappear.

  The camera zooms in on her, as she doubles over in pain ]

Persephone :  Your suffering will never end.  Ghost of Sparta.

[ Persephone falls backward, arms outstretched.  She screams as the white
  energy consumes her.  The screen fades to white as the energy flashes
  outward.

  The camera zooms out, showing a large white energy ball falling from the
  tower.

  Atlas is shown grunting as he supports the earth with his hands.  The
  white light makes him close his eyes and turn his head upwards.

  The camera shows the tower from a distance.  Green energy focuses where
  Kratos and Persephone battled, then bursts outward in a ring.  The screen
  fades to white.

  The screen fades in to Atlas, as he raises his head.  The camera zooms
  out, showing Atlas supporting the earth, shackled.  Kratos stands on a
  rocky summit looking up at Atlas ]

Atlas      :  Perhaps you believe the Olympians will help you.

[ The camera focuses on Atlas ]

Atlas      :  But I ask... where are your gods now, Kratos?  Why do they not
              come to your aid?

[ Kratos is shown from Atlasís view ]

Kratos     :  I do not need the aid of the gods.

[ The camera shows Kratos from the front ]

Kratos     :  But, my path is now clear to me.

[ Kratos is in the foreground, looking up at Atlas ]

Kratos     :  I will serve them, and they will keep their promise to free me
              from my past.

Atlas      :  I ask you Spartan, what good is the promise of an Olympian?

[ Kratos is shown from a birdís eye view ]

Kratos     :  It is all I have, Atlas.

[ The camera pans from below the rocky summit where Kratos is, with Atlas in
  the background ]

Atlas      :  We will meet again, Spartan.  The Fates have deemed it.

[ The camera zooms in on Atlas ]

Atlas      :  One day, you will regret what you have done here.

[ Atlas is shown from a distance, bowing his head.  The camera pans around
  with the following narration ]

Narrator   :  The mighty Atlas was left enchained, cursed to forever hold the
              world on his shoulders.  A greater penance than Zeus himself
              had placed on the titans.  The fate of Atlas had been sealed,
              and the goddess Persephone, was no more.  Kratos had saved
              mankind, but that mattered little to him.

[ The tower is shown, while zooming out ]

Narrator   :  By forsaking his daughter, he had abandoned the only person he
              ever cared for.

[ Kratos is shown looking pained, with the back of the figure of Calliope
  playing her flute is shown in the background, over his left shoulder ]

Narrator   :  What he had long sought and finally found, was now, forever
              lost.

[ Calliope puts down her flute and turns her head.  Kratos closes his eyes.

  The screen fades to black ]

Narrator   :  As the sun chariot rose higher in the sky,

[ Kratos is shown in a yellow hue, driving the Chariot ]

Narrator   :  and the might of Helios shone once again on the world,
              Morpheus retreated to the shadows.  Kratos gained little
              satisfaction from his victory.

[ The camera zooms out, fading to white.  The camera shows the sun in the
  sky ]

Narrator   :  With years of servitude in front of him, he would need to
              confront his past and fight to reclaim the humanity he lost, on
              the day his dark legend was born.


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[ The sun shines brightly ]

Narrator :  The dire toll of his relentless battles finally caught up with
            him,

[ Kratos is seen freefalling; the camera pans around him ]

Narrator :  as Kratos fell from the Chariot to the earth.  Was this sacrifice
            too much for one to bear?  Even for the man who was known as the
            Ghost of Sparta?

[ As Kratos is about to fall onto a rock slab, his descent is halted, a few
  feet above the ground.  Gently, his body drifts toward the ground.  Kratos
  leans his head back.

  Two sandaled figures approach Kratosís body.  A male voice is heard ]

Male     :  He has again served us well, Athena.

[ Athena bends down to take Zeusís Gauntlet ]

Athena   :  He is a remarkable mortal.

[ The male bends down to take the Sun Shield ]

Male     :  He is weak.  Shall we help him?

[ The two walk away, while the camera shows him lying on the ground ]

Athena   :  Heíll live...  They must.

[ The camera pans around and zooms away from the rock ledge.  The background
  reveals a large gate to Olympus closing and zooms out from the suicide
  bluffs where God of War 1 begins ]




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Also, thanks to shinobier for uploading his playthrough onto Youtube.  I
wouldn't have been able to make this Script without it.

And, thanks to SBAllen for accepting this Script.


I hope that it was helpful, and you enjoyed this game as much as I did.




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