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Gunner's Mate Wiater pursues Midshipman Thomas Lanke with a knife in his hand.

Escape, part 3 is the third part of chapter IX in the plot of Return of the Obra Dinn. It reveals the fate of topman Leonid Volkov.

A group of people is leaving the ship on a lifeboat. After Volkov stabs First Mate's Steward Paul Moss in the chest, Captain Witterel once again orders Volkov to let the group go in peace. Volkov ignores this and attempts to attack the rest of the escapees when passenger Emily Jackson grabs a gun and shoots down Volkov.

Meanwhile, in the gun deck, Gunner's Mate Olus Wiater has caught Midshipman Thomas Lanke eavesdropping and pursues him with a knife in his hand.

When playing a new game, the pocketwatch starts shaking after viewing this diorama, allowing access to Escape, part 2.

Things of interest

Topman Leonid Volkov is shot by passenger Emily Jackson.

  • Nobody's identity can be deduced based on this part alone.
  • Dialogue from part 4 also covers this part's events on the gun deck


This memory is accessed via a body on the railing on the port side of the poop deck.


The aft portions of the main deck and the gun deck almost from the stern to the main-mast are accessible. The exit is on the port side of the main mast on the main deck.

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