Cave Johnson's Last"... Caroline, please bring me more pain pills." Cave Johnson, lying in his bed with an IV and heart meter strapped to him, shut off the microphone. Why did I have to be the one to try ground-up moon rocks? I pay the bills around here! I should have gotten one of my engineers to do it! Cave thought. Caroline knocked on the door and then quickly entered the room. "Here are your pills, sir," she said.Cave Johnson's Last2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"Only three?" Cave asked.
"Sorry, sir. Doctor's orders."
"Ah, well." Cave swallowed the red and white pills while Caroline placed a small manilla folder and a fountain pen on his desk.
"Here is the paperwork for the three-tier R&D project, sir," she said.
"Thank you, Caroline," the CEO of Aperture Science said as he began to sign the three documents. "You do know time is flowing backward, right?"
"Of course, sir."
"Excellent. If only I could convince everybody else."
Suddenly, the door opened. "We have an emergency, sir," an engineer exclaimed.
"What is it?"
"Our spy at Black Mesa has infor