ARE THE ENEMIES HUMAN, ANIMAL OR FANTASTIC, OR A MIXTURE OF THE THREE?
As the storyline goes, Set's approach toward earth gradually begins to wreak more and more havoc, creating some rather unusual occurrences... statues coming to life, things emerging from ancient graves... lots of reference to ancient mythology and strange creatures! We have a real mixture of enemies ranging from the mythological to the human, but the majority are non-human so lots of potential there... Human enemies are mostly followers of Lara's main enemy, Von Croy. We have fantasy enemies such as skeletons, sphinxes, wraiths, mummies etc.
WHAT BITS OF THE PLOT ARE WE ALLOWED TO TELL OUR READERS? ANY SECRET NEW STUFF YOU CAN TELL US?
Basically Lara is hired to discover a new tomb. During her exploration of this untouched tomb, she manages to unleash the very evil spirit of Set (Horus's brother. Horus himself bound Set for eternity in this tomb). Lara discovers that the only person who can re-imprison Set is the person who has set him free... i.e. herself. In order to do this, Lara must re-animate Horus at the correct alignment of the Orion constellation at the Millennium (there's a timed element here) so that he can do battle with Set and hopefully vanquish him. Obviously, all is not straightforward and the plot takes many twists and turns. Lara, however, is not completely alone and will have recourse to an old friend (Jean-Yves) throughout. Jean-Yves will help Lara from time to time and Lara will even save his life when Von Croy kidnaps him in an attempt to lure Lara away...
I UNDERSTAND THE BIG BADDIE IS THE EGYPTIAN GOD SET. WHERE DOES LARA'S NEMESIS FIT INTO THE PICTURE?
Von Croy - he used to be Lara's mentor (we discover this in level one). We learn that Lara once had to abandon Von Croy due to unforeseen circumstances, but that he's now back on the scene and has actually, unbeknown to Lara, hired her. Lara soon discovers this - so it's a game of cat and mouse to see who comes out on top.
Virtual Lara ~ Official Tomb Raider Fansite Circa 2020
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