Starting in Ultima III, Lord British became a bit more serious. Most of the science-fiction elements were done away with, and there was only one land. Still, there would be massive changes from Ultima III to Ultima IV.
Ignorance of PredecessorsEdit
Quote from the manual: From the ruins of Minax’s castle have come several fragments of a manuscript which hints at a dark secret. How’s that supposed to be possible? Minax’ Castle Shadowguard was in the Time of Legends, and the Time Gates have been closed because of her death. 
Why isn’t there money in any location other than a chest?