Braid Walkthrough World 3

September 12, 2016 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 11 minutes

This Braid walkthrough is divided into 7 total pages.

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World 3

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0084

Enter the door to World 3.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0085

Read the books for some back story.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0086

Enter the first door on the right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0087

This brings you to level 2-1, "The Pit".

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0088

Jump into the pit.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0089

Stomp on the enemy's head.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0090

Take the key. Notice the green glow around it. This means it is unaffected by rewinding time.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0091

Rewind yourself up to the ledge. The key will stay with you.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0092

Open the locked door with the key.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0093

Exit the level through the door on your right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0094

Now we are at level 2-2, "There and Back Again".

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0095

Notice there is a wall slowly moving downward, which will end up blocking the locked door.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0096

Climb up the lattice.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0097

Jump off and grab the key.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0098

The key is unaffected by time. Once you have the key, rewind back to the start, when the moving wall is at its highest point.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0099

Climb the lattice to reach the locked door, then open it.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0100

Take the puzzle piece and get out of there before the moving wall blocks you in.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0101

Exit through the lower-right door.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0102

Now you are in level 2-3, "Phase".

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0103

Climb the lattice and get on the platform.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0104

The green-glowing clouds are unaffected by time, but the others are. Rewind time until the clouds are evenly spaced.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0105

Now you should be able to just jump across them.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0106

Get the puzzle piece from above the cannon.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0107

Head over the the right. You'll find some more clouds.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0108

Rewind time to get three of the clouds to line up evenly.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0109

Jump across to the third cloud, which should not be glowing green.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0110

Just stand on the cloud for a bit, waiting for another green-glowing cloud to be shot out of the lower cannon.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0111

Once you see the green cloud, rewind time to get it between the two white clouds.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0112

Now jump across the clouds. Repeat this until you can jump onto the cannon.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0113

Collect the puzzle piece from here.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0114

Exit through the door on the right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0115

Now you'll be at level 2-4, "The Ground Beneath Her Feet".

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0116

When this level starts, you'll see an enemy fall into the spikes.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0117

Climb the ladder and jump down to the switch.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0118

Pull the switch and the platform below will move leftward.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0119

Rewind time, bringing the enemy back to life. The platform and switch are glowing green, so they will not rewind.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0120

Now the enemy will not walk into the pit, but instead go left until it grabs the key for you.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0121

Take the key from the enemy.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0122

Flip the switch to bring the platform to the right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0123

Open the locked door and take the puzzle piece.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0124

Flip the switch again, moving the platform left. Then climb the ladder and head to the right, jumping over the gap.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0125

Over to the right, you'll find another switch. Pull the switch to make the platform above move right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0126

Go up on the platform and stand above the puzzle piece for a few seconds (or maybe even better, the platform to the right of it.)

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0127

Go back down and flip the switch.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0128

Rewind time, taking you back to where you were standing before.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0129

You will now be able to get the puzzle piece.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0130

Now rewind again, to get yourself back to safety. Luckily, this puzzle piece was glowing green, meaning it is unaffected by your time manipulation.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0131

If you rewind back to the switch, just pull it and have the platform go back to the right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0132

Now you can exit through the door on your right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0133

Now you are on level 2-5, "Tight Channels".

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0134

Make your way to the right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0135

Careful of the rabid rabbit. Bounce on his head to kill him.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0136

You need to keep the enemy above from being killed by the fireballs. Start by going to the right and climbing up on the platform where a puzzle piece is, then come back here. You'll need to rewind time every once and a while to keep the fireballs away from him.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0137

Keep rewinding as needed, until you and the enemy are back up on the platform the ladders lead to.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0138

Now jump on the enemy's head.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0139

This should bounce you high enough to reach the puzzle piece.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0140

Continue rightward, ignoring the bunnies that start chasing you. Go past the snapping plant when it hides.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0141

You'll run past a cannon. Jump over the fireballs as they come at you, while still continuing rightward. The cannon should take care of most of the bunnies for you.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0142

You'll eventually reach a ladder. Climb partway up the ladder and wait for a fireball to go by.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0143

Then immediately run to your right and climb the other ladder.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0144

Collect the puzzle piece to your left.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0145

Exit through the lower-right door.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0146

You are now on level 2-6, "Irreversible".

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0147

At the start of this level, you want to do everything you can not to reverse time. This is because of the two platforms moving toward each other. Once is affected by time, the other isn't. Stomp on the enemies.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0148

You need the left-moving platform to pass above the upward moving platform. If you end up reversing time, go through the door and come back to try again.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0149

Once the left-moving platform has moved a good amount past the upward-moving platform, continue to your right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0150

Climb up the ladder and kill the bunnies. If you need to rewind, you can do so now, just not too far.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0151

Jump past the snapping plant when it hides in the pipe.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0152

Go left, past the enemies, and collect the puzzle piece.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0153

Now head right. You'll find a ladder that goes underground. Climb down it.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0154

Jump past the snapping plant and grab the key.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0155

Open the first door. It is protected from the reversal of time.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0156

Reverse time to get your key back.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0157

Now open the second door and grab the puzzle piece.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0158

Go left, past the snapping plants. Just ignore the key above them for now.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0159

Go down the ladder and grab a green-glowing key.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0160

Now rewind time to get yourself back up the ladder.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0161

Open the first door with this key.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0162

Now go past a snapping plant and climb up the short ladder to get another key.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0163

Use this key to open the second, time-protected door.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0164

Rewind time to get the key back.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0165

Now open the third door and collect the puzzle piece.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0166

Climb your way back out of here.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0167

Careful of the bunnies.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0168

Exit through the door on the right of this level. DO NOT put any of the puzzle together on that puzzle board yet. If you do, you may not be able to get one of the hidden stars.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0169

You have reached your first boss fight. This is level 2-7, "Lair".

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0170

You'll see an enemy holding a time-protected key.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0171

The enemy will die in the spikes, leaving the key in the pit.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0172

Jump down onto the key, dying in the process.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0173

Now reverse time. You should take the key with you as you do.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0174

Jump over the pit and open the door.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0175

Go rightward, using the lattice.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0176

The boss will wake up when you get close to him.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0177

You're goal is to drop the chandeliers on his head.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0178

After you drop one, rewind time to bring it back up to the ceiling. The damage done to the boss won't reverse, since he is protected from the effects of time.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0179

Continue hitting him until all the spikes are removed from his head. He will then die and drop a time-protected key.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0180

Grab the key and unlock the door on your right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0181

Exit through the door on the far-right.

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0182

And now for the final level in World 3. This is level 2-8, "A Tingling".

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Braid Walkthrough - Braid 0183

Walk over to your right.

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Climb the first ladder you come to, then go down the two ladders to your left. Kill the enemy and pull the switch.

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Climb up the ladders to the top platform.

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Climb down the ladders on your left and stand on the lower-left platform for a few seconds to use it as a rewind spot.

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Now climb back up and head back to the switch, pulling it again.

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Rewind quickly to the spot you stood on the lower-left platform.

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As the moving platform gets near, get on it.

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Jump onto the ladder and collect the puzzle piece.

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Now go back to the switch and pull it again.

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Get on the moving platform when it butts up next to the locked door. Unlock the door and go through.

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Climb the ladder and head rightward across the lattice.

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Climb down the ladder, then jump onto the mesh down below. Careful of the many obstacles.

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Drop down to the lower-left corner and pull the switch.

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This will raise up a time-protected platform. Rewind yourself back up to the lattice.

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Stand on the time-protected platform.

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Rewind time until the moving wall, seen on the left, is completely up.

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Now quickly go along the lattice to the right and climb the ladder. You don't have much time, so if you get hit you may just want to get back on the time-protected platform, then rewind and try again.

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Go leftward, along the top lattice.

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Climb down the ladder and quickly grab the puzzle piece and get out before you are trapped. If needed, you can rewind and try again.

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You can now exit this area to your right.

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You'll talk to the dinosaur-like creature again.

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Now we are back in your house. DO NOT solve the World 3 puzzle just yet...

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Go into the puzzle board and look for two pieces that have part of a star on them. Position them as I have, near the upper-left corner.

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Once you get them in the right spot, a star will appear.

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Go to the World 2 puzzle board.

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Move the puzzle down, so that the platform is at the bottom of it.

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Now you can jump onto that platform.

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Jump in the air, and press B at the top of your jump.

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Move the puzzle upward, but not further than your jump.

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If done correctly, you should land on the platform again.

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Continue jumping and raising the platform up.

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Once you are high enough, you should be able to Jump onto the black wall that divides World 2 and World 3. Then just jump onto the star to collect it.

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Now you can enter the World 3 puzzle board to solve it.

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It should look like this when complete.

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You should also put the second puzzle back in position.

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If you go look outside, you'll now see our second star light up the sky!

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