Cafe is the first scene and FMV of Tomb Raider: Featuring Lara Croft.


The FMV begins on July 16th 1945 in Los Alamos, New Mexico. In the hot desert, a large snake slithers away into the cover of some of rocks. No sooner has the snake done this does an explosion rock the landscape, sending a large strange disc with markings into the air. It lands where the snake formerly was. Closer to the explosion zone, a large and deep hole has been created. The disc had flown off from here. At the bottom is a large container of some kind that begins to unlock itself. It reveals a transparent section containing a humanoid body.


Larson introduces Natla.

India, Calcutta, Imperial Hotel, 1996. A Texan man called Larson enters the front doors of the Imperial Hotel and approaches a woman who is seated on a couch at a coffee table. The woman is famous archaeologist-adventurer Lara Croft. Larson throws down a magazine on the table in front of her which has the words "Lara Stamps Out Big Foot" on it. After a brief exchange, Larson introduces Ms. Jacqueline Natla of Natla Technologies, who wishes to speak with Lara. Natla wants to hire Lara to recover an age-old artefact of mystical powers from the unfound tomb of Qualopec in the Andes in Peru. Lara accepts this commission.

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  • The FMV is named "Cafe" within the disc of the game on the PC and PlayStation.