Cake and Grief Counseling: A Portal Fiasco Playset
“Hello and, again, welcome to the Aperture Science Computer-Aided Enrichment Center. We hope your brief detention in the Relaxation Vault has been a pleasant one. Your specimen has been processed, and we are now ready to begin the test proper. Before we start, however, keep in mind that although fun and learning are the primary goals of all Enrichment Center activities, serious injuries may occur. For your own safety and the safety of others, please refrain from-- [static]”
As an Aperture employee, you are privileged to work among the best and brightest minds in the world, pushing the envelope of human knowledge further every day, a brave explorer charting unknown territory. However, sometimes the job isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. When Science grows too demanding, when the company’s moral compass starts spinning like a zoetrope, when the years turn to decades and all hope runs out, it drives Aperture’s truest believers to do stupid, vile, greedy, unforgivable things--for themselves, for the company, for Science! What happens when you mix horrendously unethical experiments, reality-bending technology, robots, extra-dimensional invasions and a smattering of desperate, deeply flawed characters?
I think you know where I’m going with this.