_The Vault_ is a text adventure in which the player takes on the role as a
One day the player receives a letter from Amanda Derock, the current owner of
Derock castle. She writes about the murder of her father, who was found
stabbed and hung in an apple tree. The victim had a serpent etched into the
upper body and a golden sword was found on the scene. It has now been a year
since the murder was committed and because the police has made no progress on
the case Amanda now turns to the player for help.
When the game starts the player has just arrived to Derock castle and is
standing in the castles entrance hall. It is now up to the player to search
the castle from top to bottom for clues so that the crime can be solved.