I remember, back when I was in middle school, reading a story that opened with a meeting of two shadowy figures. One asked the other, "do you have a lock for my key?" And the other brought out some magic item that they had been looking for, that they had the means to utilize.

It's been a long time, and I don't remember much in the way of details, but that line has always stuck with me. I know this isn't much to go on, but can anyone help identify this book?

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    Anyone else flashing on the Sigourney Weaver & Rick Moranis in Ghostbusters? "Are you the Keymaster?", 'Are you the Gatekeeper?" – K-H-W Dec 23 '13 at 7:15
  • That sentence rings a bell, but the only Fantasy I've read is Terry Pratchett's DiscWorld. Could it be one of these? – Thecafremo Dec 23 '13 at 8:27
  • @Thecafremo: No, I never read any of his stuff until recently. – Mason Wheeler Dec 23 '13 at 11:57
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    This question would be improved by going through the checklists here; How to ask a good story-ID question? – Valorum Sep 26 '18 at 8:55

It's from the beginning of the point&click adventure game Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis by LucasArts.

"Tell me, did you find a lock to match my key?"

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    Hi, welcome to SF&F! Nice find, if this is correct. You can improve this answer by quoting the scene from the game (screenshots are great) or by finding sources online. – DavidW May 16 at 14:43
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    @DavidW It's worth noting that the OP is specifically looking for a book and this is not one if I am correct. – TheLethalCarrot May 16 at 14:54
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    @TheLethalCarrot This is true, but we do permit partial answers, and maybe this game had a tie-in novel, or maybe the OP was just confused about where they read it... – DavidW May 16 at 15:01

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