Portal 2 - EpiphanyIt dawns on him in a day that is not special at all.More Like This
It is more of a joke of chance – a series of casualties, of small thoughts and gestures, that makes all fall into place for the first time.
It starts early in the morning, in front of the mirror. A single white hair falls on smooth porcelain, between water drops and his tired reflection. He finds it harder each morning to ignore the grey strands.
He remembers his hair like it used to be, fair and strong, with its fierce ginger reflections. He sighs. Avoiding the memory of the olden days is starting to cost him too much effort.
On the way to his office, he has a date with his nasty little cough. He has already noticed how the fits get longer with the passing weeks. He is a man who notices everything, or so he likes to think. He walks on as soon as he can catch his breath.
Any hope to forget is crushed twenty-six minutes later. She walks in all in one piece, despite the glory and the dreams falling apart around them.
A Nasty Piece of Work - A complete guide to GLaDOSSo, here we are again, dear Portal fandom. Today I am here to bring you something nobody asked for — a good, long chat about our favourite sassmaster AI.More Like This
If there is such a thing as fighting for a character's reputation in a fandom, that is what I have been doing for GLaDOS since the day I completed my first playthrough. She is one of the most misunderstood characters I know, if not the most misunderstood. What may the reason for that be?
Well, it is not hard to understand. Such is the fate of complex characters, aka those characters whose story and personality naturally include contradictions, doubts, morally grey areas. For audiences made by people like us, sadly used to clichés due to a ridiculous overexposure, it is just too easy to grab a character with so many layers and shove their whole existence in just one of them.
That is how supervillain!GLaDOS, offensively-clichéd-mental-illness!GLaDOS, omnipotent-evil-goddess!GLaDOS and many, many more were born. No