Chapter Two - "Soma Mausoleum"
Section One - "Furnishings"
Soma Mausoleum is a room. It is east of Cleopatra's Palace. It is down from Cleopatra's Palace. Cleopatra's Palace is outside from Soma Mausoleum. The description of Soma Mausoleum is "Alexander's sarcophagus, a huge purple porphyry coffin, dominates the room. It is [if the sarcophagus is closed]firmly closed[otherwise]open, revealing the mummified corpse of Alexander the Great himself[end if]. Stairs ascend to the west."
The sarcophagus is a container in Soma Mausoleum. It is fixed in place. It is scenery. The sarcophagus can be closed. It is closed. The sarcophagus can be openable. It is openable. The sarcophagus can be enterable. It is enterable. Understand "heavy", "stone", "lid", "purple", "porphyry", "huge", "tomb", "grave", "coffin", and "sepulcher" as the sarcophagus. Instead of pushing, pulling, opening, or closing the sarcophagus, say "The lid is much too heavy for you to budge." The description of the sarcophagus is "The sarcophagus, a rich purple in color, is perhaps ten feet long by four feet high by five feet wide. [if the sarcophagus is closed]Its heavy stone lid seals it shut[otherwise]The lid has been moved to one side and leans against the side of the coffin[end if]." The indefinite article of the sarcophagus is "the".
Instead of going inside when the location is Soma Mausoleum and the sarcophagus is open and the player is not in the sarcophagus: try entering the sarcophagus.
Instead of going down when the location is Soma Mausoleum and the sarcophagus is open and the player is not in the sarcophagus: try entering the sarcophagus.
Instead of going up when the player is in the sarcophagus: try exiting.