The Cryptic Lines

The Cryptic Lines

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Old hermit Lord Alfred Willoughby decides in a vast Gothic mansion in a remote coastal town somewhere in the British Isles what will become of his vast fortune after his death.

While his head tells him not to leave anything to the prodigal son Matthew, his heart speaks differently.

After much thought in a last-ditch effort to show his son the importance of dedicating himself to a task and keeping it to the end, he invents a series of enigmatic puzzles hidden behind the verses of a poem - the cryptic verses.

If he successfully completes the task and solves the puzzles, he will inherit the entire property; but if he fails, he gets nothing.

However, Lord Alfred`s will shows that Matthew is not the only one interested. The mysterious old house hides many secrets and nothing is as it seems at first sight ...

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