What's up with Riku in KH1?

Discussion in 'General & Upcoming Kingdom Hearts' started by Iskandar, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. Iskandar King of Conquerors

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    I keep wondering about this and how the heck it works out. When we first got KH1 and no other game, Riku disappears in that darkness at the departure of the Islands, and we find him later in Traverse Town, and with Final Mix we learn he got sent to Hollow Bastion, but would someone please explain to me if he disappeared from the islands with that first darkness, what the heck was he doing on the islands with Ansem in that scene from Re:Coded? Did he get transported to Hollow Bastion right away or not? How did he end up on the Islands again after being taken by the darkness? It makes no sense...that is until someone makes sense of it in this thread
     
  2. tamale Anyone can wear the mask. YOU can wear the mask!

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    According to the KH Wiki, Riku arrives at Hollow Bastion through a Corridor of Darkness. In the Re:coded scene between Ansem and Riku on the Islands, a Corridor appears behind Riku, likely of Ansem's making, explaining that part. By the time he gets to Traverse Town, he's already met Maleficent, so it's possible she sent him to Traverse Town using her magic or power over darkness, or she taught Riku how to make a Corridor of Darkness.
     
  3. Iskandar King of Conquerors

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    Okay, but how does that explain him appearing back on Destiny Islands after being taken away the first time?
     
  4. Trizzle13 Twilight Town Denizen

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    IIRC Jiminy said in Re:coded that the event between Riku and Ansem on the departure never took place. The journal was corrupt. Something along those lines.