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The quotation ~ above Phi"s brooch is:Elapsam semel occasionem non ipse potest Iuppiter reprehendere

It seems to be based upon a heat fromThe Fables of Phaedrus.Phaedruswas a writer that rewrote the well-known Greek fables of his job in Latin, v poetic meter.Perhaps coincidentally, the "Phae" of Phaedrus is express the sameas Phi.

The certain fable that is paraphrased in the game is fromThe Fables that Phaedrus, book 5, ar 8, "Tempus".Cursu volucri, pendens in novacula,calvus, comosa fronte, nudo corpore,quem si occuparis, teneas, elapsum semelnon ipse possit Iuppiter reprehendere,occasionem rerum significat brevem.Effectus impediret ne segnis mora,finxere antiqui talem effigiem Temporis.

Here is one translationof it:

A fully Man, balancing top top a razor’s edge, fleet the foot, his forehead covered with hair,his human body naked—if you have captured him, hold him fast; once he has once escaped, notJupiter himself can overtake him: he is the emblem just how shortlived is Opportunity.The ancients devised such a portraiture of Time, to represent that slothful delay should no hinder the execution of ours purposes.


The over translation had a footnote: native this number of Time or Opportunity, Time came to be represented in the middle ages with a tuft that hair on his forehead; whence our typical expression "To take time by the forelock," signifying to make the finest of an opportunity.

This fable is about Caerus, the Greekpersonification of possibility or luck. This comes from the Greek wordkairos, which method the right moment.Caerus is stated to have actually hair hanging down his forehead, however the earlier of his head is bald.He (an opportunity) deserve to be seized by grabbing top top the hair that his forehead,but if he overcome by, friend can"t capture him because the ago of his head is bald, and also not evenJupiter can catch him.

Plaudite! Acta est fabula!

"Acta est fabula, plaudite!"This is a Latin translation native Greek of what are said to have actually been the critical words of EmperorAugustus Caesar. Castle mean"The play has actually ended. Applaud." This to be traditionally stated at the finish of comedies inGreek theater. Suetonius created of Augustus"s critical wordsinTheTwelve Caesars.

Dead guys Do tell Tales

After typing the ID and password on the two-headed lion screen in theDirector"s Office, seemingly random text is presented on the screen. However,some of the is normal text. The message apparently originates from a CNN short article aboutthe recovery of one anchor from Blackbeard"s flagship. The post beginswith the famous saying "dead men tell no tales".

Voight-Kampff Test

Based ~ above what is learned indigenous the computer in the Director"s Office,Phi wonders if the Nonary game is akind the a Voight-Kampff test.The Voight-Kampff test is a fictional test to recognize if who is a humanor an android, originally from the science fiction novel DoAndroids Dream of electric Sheep? which to be later adjusted into the filmBlade Runner.

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Knox"s Ten Commandments

Sigma mentions Knox"sTen Commandments, which are ten rule that secret stories must follow,according to author RonaldKnox.