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Alvar Hanso, as seen in the video.

The Norway Video is the final element of the Lost Experience and extends the events recorded in the Sri Lanka Video, following Rachel Blake after her escape from Mittelwerk and the Hanso Foundation's henchmen to Narvik, Norway, where she visits the home of Alvar Hanso, who confirms that he is her father. He claims to be a prisoner in his house, powerless as Mittelwerk carries out atrocities in his name but commends Rachel for following the clues to him and begs her to release his confession to the world.



Norway Video-1

Video transcript

(Outside a house, Rachel knocks. Titles show up that she is in Narvik, Norway. A man answers the door, letting her in. Inside, symphonic music plays, La Mer of Claude Debussy, and we see another man stood in the living room. The man is Alvar Hanso)

Alvar: Leave us.

(The man goes upstairs, as Alvar motions Rachel to sit)

Alvar: (Sighs) Rachel Blake.

Rachel: You recognise me?

Alvar: How did you get past security?

Rachel: I have contacts in your foundation. The nurse who comes in regularly to take your blood was called away on a family emergency. I’m her replacement.

Alvar: (Chuckles) Clever. So, did you come to draw blood?

Rachel: How can you joke, after everything you’ve done?

Alvar: You brought in a recording device.

Rachel: No. This is between you and me.

Alvar: I can hear it Rachel, it's in your bag. You must have thought you could walk into my home, armed with nothing but the truth, and extract a confession from me.

Rachel: Something like that.

Alvar: (Chuckles again) I find your idealism touching. And, since it's the truth you came for, I suppose that is what I should give you. On tape.

(Rachel moves the camera round to face Alvar, as he sits up in his chair quickly)

Alvar: The men you see here, work for the Foundation, they do not work for me. Their job is to keep me inside. To keep me from talking to anyone of importance. I’m a prisoner…

Rachel: No! You are not dodging the blame.

Alvar: No. I’m not. I am to blame. For training Thomas Werner Mittelwerk. For grooming him to be my successor. For giving him all the tools he needed to do the awful things he has. He cannot kill me, but he can keep me locked up while he kills millions of what…

(Rumbling from outside the room spooks both Blake and Hanso, and Rachel has to momentarily cover the camera)

Alvar: ..he is the one who has done all of the things that you have exposed. And much worse, all in my name. And yours.

Rachel: Mine?

Alvar: Thats why you came. The reason why you’ve investigated the Foundation. You wanted to learn more about the trust fund that paid for your upbringing. You wondered how a single mother, could pay for an education, and all the advantages you were given. But you, are a beautifully intelligent young woman, and you were able to trace the funds back to the Foundation. You searched, and even as you realized all the evil that was being done, even as you turned against everything that the Foundation now stands for, you kept on, because you knew the path would lead, to your father. And now I need your help, even if I don’t deserve it. I may never leave this house alive, and it’s only a matter of time before the guards realise who you are. So take this confession, get it to the press, to the authorities, to anyone who will listen! Make a scandal, Rachel! You are the only one who can bring down Mittelwerk, and set me free. Go now Rachel, finish this once and for all. Go!

Rachel: So long… Dad.

(Rachel begins to leave as the video cuts out)

Slate for the studio that produced the video


The video appeared on the ABC website following DJ Dan's final podcast and was preceded by a slate and countdown for a TV production company, Met | Hodder, who apparently produced the videos for the Lost Experience.

  • With about 1:38 left, the video camera is NOT simply covered by someone's hand. The video clearly unfocuses, then switches to brief glimpses of darkened frames. During this time, backwards and highly-processed voices can be heard, along with a voice whispering something that sounds like "The Childhood, The Childhood." The audio and video have not been closely analyzed as of this writing.

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