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by Tavalya Ra
Summary: The outside world is lonely, but Chell's options for friendship are questionable.
Warnings: GLaDOS. Also, spoilers for "Portal 2".
Disclaimer: "Portal" is owned by Valve Software, who regularly has better ideas than this. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
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Chell didn't like having CARoLNE at her back. The android was a product of GLaDOS and trust was foolish. But if she was to lead, CARoLNE could only follow.
She considered asking the companion cube to watch CARoLNE and almost shuddered. Her sanity was coming into question far too frequently. The companion cube was not alive. Neither was CARoLNE or GLaDOS, she supposed. They were machines. But GLaDOS was aware and had feelings- didn't that qualify? Presumably, the same was true of CARoLNE, unless one or both of them were simply so advanced they realistically mimicked emotion.
No, Chell decided, GLaDOS was too se