When Richard Kryuss awoke in a Krytech laboratory in 2017, that’s exactly what he was told. During a consciousness transferral experiment, he was allegedly trapped within an aborted 1992 PC game called Effugium. Galenia, arties, TREE—none of it had been real.
He didn’t believe them, though, and neither should you when you read Exitium. Still, it’s a fun idea.