Qikiqtaaluk, 1962. The sun falls below the horizon
and won't return for months. You wander the broken
shoreline, wary of your mother's stories about the
qalupalik. Fish woman, stealer of wayward children:
she dwells beneath the ice. Begin here.
Story Kevin Snow
Artwork Patrick Bonaduce
Sound Priscilla White
Design Mike LeMieux
Lead Translation Susa Qappik
WHAT IS A "HYPERTEXT" STORY?
A work of fiction in which the player clicks links to
progress. When multiple links are presented, the
player must choose between them to continue.
Beneath Floes runs best in the latest versions of
Chrome and Opera. It will also run in Firefox and
Safari, but with some errors related to how the
text fades in. Internet Explorer is not supported.
Beneath Floes contains depictions of violence.
Beneath Floes can be downloaded through itch.io.
Recommended for limited internet connections.
Thanks to support from a Kickstarter, Beneath
Floes is also available in Inuktitut. There is an
upcoming Anishinaabemowin localization.