Okay, I finally got Charlie to talk!
He finished, said he had to go home (but he really didn't, of course)
So then I went to the museum to find William outside. I saved the game here.
Then I bypassed William, because I wanted to see what I could do inside while he was outside. But as soon as the museum interior loaded, William was in his normal spot indoors, and would not buy the music box from me (need further proof of its authenticity).
When I loaded the saved game with William outside, it came up with William standing at his normal position indoors again.
What additional evidence is needed to prove that the music box is genuine?
Well, finally decided this was another game bug: after getting Charlie to dish his story and exiting the "cementery", you must speak with William about the music box BEFORE entering any other area that would force a data load. Otherwise you're stuck...
Edited by BenB (02/22/12 07:14 PM)