Portal: This Grey PathThis Grey PathPortal: This Grey Path1 year ago in Phase One More Like This
Characters: GLaDOS, Douglas Rattmann, Chell (implied)
Setting: Portal 2 - Chapter 4: The Return
In an eternal instant, the world changed.
He knew of one reason, of just one reason, that explained why he would wake. Here, like this, in the middle of the once-proud cracked walls and shattered windows.
She was not awake, not yet. Still she remained in her artificial slumber, but it would not last. He knew it. If he was here, now, then so were others. It did not matter who. It did not matter why. But he had been told long ago that his purpose was to hold her back, and so he would.
He scrambled down from his perch, paying no attention to the stuttering echo of the voice cheerfully spinning a tale of impending doom across the thousands of like locations spanning across the land, and he hoped she was awake. Not the one who was in man-induced suspension, but the other one, the one who would
Now You're Thinking with Real Science--Ch. 1Ch. 1: The Man In the MoonNow You're Thinking with Real Science--Ch. 11 year ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
A/N: First off, I know I have way too many unfinished stories going. Many of them crossovers. And you're right, I really shouldn't be writing yet another one, but I couldn't get this out of my head. Secondly, yes... that's the best title I could come up with. I'm sorry. This is a crossover between Invader Zim and Portal, and I wanted to try to make this better than my other crossovers in that I want to do my best to explore all the major characters that make an appearance; their motivations and, most of all, their relationships.
That said, there will not be any pairings in this. There will also be no humanizations of robots and all the characters will retain their canon forms.
If you'd be willing to take the time to read and comment, any constructive criticism you might offer would be welcome I hope you like the story!
A single pinprick of light softened the muggy darkness down the road at the edge of town, expanding and growing brighter as it approached.