Second-Story Work

Second-Story Work
Nathan Drake and Victor Sullivan shake hands.
Game Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
Chapter 3
Preceded by Greatness from Small Beginnings
Succeeded by Run to Ground
Treasures 3

Second-Story Work is the third chapter of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. The chapter takes place 20 years prior to the events of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, following a young Nathan "Nate" Drake in Colombia as he is chased across a series of rooftops by a group of suited agents.


[edit] Synopsis

Nathan "Nate" Drake stands on a rooftop across from a museum that is holding an exhibition on legendary explorer Sir Francis Drake, Nate's supposed ancestor. Nate is attempting to steal Drake's ring, after previously stealing the key that unlocks the display case holding the ring. Nate makes his way into the now-closed museum, but after stealing the ring and the accompanying astrolabe, the man that Nate stole the key off appears, along with a woman and several suited agents. The woman snatches the astrolabe from Nate and then attempts to take the ring, but Nate reveals that the ring is not in his hand, which leads to the woman slapping him. The woman attempts to slap Nate again, but the man stops her, which gives Nate a chance to escape.[1]

However, the suited agents accompanying the man and woman give chase to Nate, tracking him across the rooftops above Cartagena. As the chase progress, the man begins aiding Nate by subduing the agents chasing him. Eventually, Nate is cornered by one agent, and even though both have a gun, Nate is unable to use his. The man then appears and shoots the agent, killing him. Nate and the man then go to a local tavern, where the man introduces himself as Victor "Sully" Sullivan. After questioning Nate about the ring and the Drake lineage, Sully states that Nate has talent and says he is willing to teach Nate a few things. After much deliberation, Nate agrees, stretching out his hand to accept Sully's handshake. Twenty years later, Nate and Sully lie in an alley, after being shot by Charlie Cutter.[1]

[edit] Treasures

Second-Story Work features three Treasures:

[edit] Behind the scenes

Second-Story Work is the third chapter of the 2011 video game Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. It features the first appearance of Katherine Marlowe's Marlowe's agents in the Uncharted series, and also shares its name with a track on the official soundtrack of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception.[3]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Uncharted 3 Walkthrough: Chapter 3 (Part 3/22)" on YouTube
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Uncharted 3 Treasure Locations: Chapter 3" on YouTube
  3. "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception - Track Listings" on Amazon

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
Another RoundGreatness from Small BeginningsSecond-Story WorkRun to Ground
London UndergroundThe ChateauStay in the LightThe CitadelThe Middle Way
Historical ResearchAs Above, So BelowAbductedRough SeasCruisin' for a Bruisin'
Sink or SwimOne Shot at ThisStowawayThe Rub' al KhaliThe Settlement
CaravanThe Atlantis of the SandsThe Dreamers of the Day

CharactersMultiplayerTreasuresTrophiesVoice ActorsWeapons

Last edited by In Motion on 18 January 2012 at 09:15
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