“So, what’re you in for?”

He was so not in the mood to talk to anybody. A prison was a prison no matter how glamorous they tried to pitch it in the promotional videos, and he was certain that the supposed chance to earn his freedom was a complete fabrication.

(And yet here he was, on his way to be transferred to the Aperture Science Testing Facilities with eight complete strangers as “volunteers” for whatever experiments that lay waiting for them at the destination.)

“Come on now, don’t be such a sourpuss. After all, we’re going to be teammates soon.”