8: Old habitsNo.8: Old habits5 years ago in Scraps More Like This
No, no, no no. She couldn't be...
GLaDOS paused for a moment, letting out a far-too human sigh of resignation.
"Look. We both said a lot of things you're going to regret. So why don't we put our differences aside. For science. You monster."
"Mons- Monster? You're calling me the monster?!" Chell shouted, staring up at the ruined computer above her. "I didn't do a single thing to you, and y.. y-you tried to kill me! You killed everyone in the company!"
"And you killed me," GLaDOS said flatly. "So we're even, now will you please stop wasting my time?"
Chell shook her head, unable to stop the few crazed half-laughs that came from her. Was... was she serious? Did that thing honestly think it could make her do anything, especially now? She turned around, dropping Wheatley to the floor, and looked for a way out.
"I understand that you might be a little upset. But it's scientific fact that dwelling on it won't help. The best remedy is physical activity. Like getting back t
6: Elaine"It's not like I ever forgot who I was.6: Elaine5 years ago in Scraps More Like This
"I was- no, I am physically incapable of forgetting anything.
"I had a name once. A real name, not some idiotic acronym that sounded like a name.
"I remember how it started... They'd started the project just before I came to Aperture, I was just the new girl. Low jobs, just keeping the computers in check. I'd heard the horrors, oh my yes. I came in just after the fiasco with the 'Take-A-Wish' Foundation, did I ever tell you about that? Buying off wishes from dying children, ha! Ah, but we fixed that sometime after the Portal project began. The Self Esteem Fund... pity, we never got many donations. Would have saved many a child's life.
"But I'm getting sidetracked, aren't I?
"I'd heard about the G.L.a.D.O.S. project a few times, never thought much of it. A fuel-system de-icer that had to be intelligent... I supposed the 'fuel system de-icer' part was kicked somewhere. In their project anyway, I saved it.
"I saved their project to