In M9BOOK.STR there's a reference to the Dragonslayer movie. In the movie, an elderly servant Hodge (Sydney Bromley) dies, making to say that Urland's ashes must be spread over "burning water". In M9BOOK.STR, there's a passage about a Keeper called Hodge that died, and his last words were "burning water".
- If I had a Hammer...
In the mission Strange Bedfellows, you can find a book which says: "Hadst I a hammer, wouldst I hammer in the morning. Wouldst I hammer in the evening, all over this land." This is a reference to the opening lyrics of the song "If I had a Hammer".
- Tomb Raider
In the mission Down In The Bonehoard, when Garrett enters the Bonehoard, he says, Time to... Raid some tombs...
To the south, next to the canal off of Helena Way, there is a wooden "W" on a wall, with three torches. In the canal below the "W" is a coin purse.
Plagiarizing Azal's explanation: In the 1963 movie It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, the character Smiler Grogan buried a large amount of money beneath a mysterious "Big W", and the big race for the hidden fortune formed the basis of the movie.