if not us: an interactive fiction anthology

Entrant 2019



if not us tells the story of five legendary heroes who reunite to go on a heroic quest, years after their previous journey saved the world at the cost of their leader's life. This new quest claims four of their lives.
The fifth will decide what comes next.

Players navigate a collection of five interactive short stories from five alternate timelines, each providing unique insight into an overarching intertwined narrative of loss, guilt, and tragedy. What would a hero do? What would constitute success?