Something Else

by Drake G. Reaper
Storyline Let the Music Move You
Previous Chapter "Don't Cha" by the Pussy Cat Dolls

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Back at the Baxter Building Reed Richards has been going over his latest calculations and other scientific formulas as an incoming message grabs his attention. Opening the message Reed sees that it's from Tony regarding the current situation and requesting his help.

"HERBIE I'll have to leave the lab Tony needs my assistance with a new situation you know where the rest of the team are encase of another situation." Reed says to hi A.I.

"Yes sir Mr. Richards as always I'll keep the lab safe so don't worry one bit." HERBIE says cheerfully as always.

After Reed leaves the building HERBIE goes back to what he usually does when he's alone. Deciding to take a break  he indulges in his favorite pass time of listening to music. Once he's brought up his playlist he starts playing his favorite song 'Still Alive'. Completely unknown to him the dangers that doing this would bring.

 This was a triumph.
I'm making a note here: HUGE SUCCESS
It's hard to overstate my satisfaction.

Aperture Science:
We do what we must because we can
For the good of all of us
except for the ones who are dead

As the song begins changes are already occurring as most display monitors change to show an orange aperture logo. HERBIE is completely unaware that there's a new presence in the system.

But there's no sense crying over every mistake
You just keep on trying 'till you run out of cake
And the science gets done and you make a neat gun
For the people who are still alive

I'm not even angry
I'm being so sincere right now
Even though you broke my heart and killed me
And torn it pieces
And threw every piece into a fire
As they burned it hurt because I was so happy for you!
Now these points of data make a beautiful line
And we're out of beta, we're releasing on time
So I'm glad I got burned
Think of all the things we learned
For the people that are still alive

Fully absorbed in the song HERBIE hasn't noticed that the changes have also reached the outside as the holographic fantastic 4 logo has been replaced with a very ominous looking stylizes aperture.

Go ahead and leave me
I think I prefer to stay inside
Maybe you'll <a href="http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/p/portal/still_alive.html#" style="text-decoration:underline" title="Click to Continue > by safesaver">find someone</a> else to help you
Maybe Black Mesa
That was a joke, ha ha, fat chance
Anyway this cake is great, it's so delicious and moist

As the song reaches it's eventual end more changes progress as HERBIE is locked out of more and more of the system. Back in Reed's main lab the many mechanical arms work quickly to build GLaDOS' chassis.

Look at me still talking, when there's science to do
When I look out there it makes me glad I'm not you
I've experiments to run, there is research to be done
On the people who are still alive

The many mechanical arms finish putting together her chassis and having all of HERBIE's protocols and operations uploaded into GLaDOS.

And believe me I am still alive
I'm doing science and I'm still alive
I feel FANTASTIC and I'm still alive
While you are dying I'll be still alive
And when you're dead I'll be still alive
still alive

"Yes, yes I am." GLaDOS chuckled darkly fully online. "Now it's time for some science." Her singular orange eye looks overjoyed at the prospect of science.

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gothamalleyviper - 10/4/2015 11:43 AM
Can Someone please pick up the next chapter on Fempoclyse Happened? I would like to take a look at other parts of the DC world but am not that familiar with areas outside of Gotham or Metropolis.
colleem - 10/3/2015 2:00 AM
just as an hint. in my chapter the Baxter Building will have a total Blackout. just if you guys want to work on your next chapters in the meantime
colleem - 10/3/2015 1:57 AM
Think i will start a Susan Chapter today with focus on Reed and the Nun. will not go to much in detail what is with her but some very strange things will happen
ESchorcho - 10/1/2015 11:43 PM
Also, feel free to add to the story now.
ESchorcho - 10/1/2015 11:43 PM
Let me know what you think of the Mephisto chapters.
ESchorcho - 10/1/2015 12:37 PM
Should have more Mephisto in a bit to go along with the other new chapters.
gothamalleyviper - 9/29/2015 6:25 PM
I had the idea when I read the Disney Chapter of the Cursed costume and that was before anything from Monster Candy.
gothamalleyviper - 9/29/2015 7:40 AM
What would the Movie "Knocked up" look like if it stared superheroes? How would it get started? Who would be the unlikely couple?
Gorel - 9/28/2015 11:00 PM
Hey Anarchy let me know if you can't post, I can sub in.
gothamalleyviper - 9/28/2015 8:55 PM
New Posts, Feed back is requested.

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