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<<silently>>\n<<set $transport = 2>>\n<<set $tasks = $tasks -1>>\n<<endsilently>>\n\nALL THE PIECES ARE IN PLACE. ALL THE "I" ARE CROSSED AND ALL THE "T"S ARE DOTTED. THE REGIONAL FORCE COMMITTEE HAS EVERYTHING IN ORDER.\n\nSO, WHY NOT? YOU RUBBERSTAMP PERMISSION AND NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE OFFICES.\n\n[[CONTINUE|TASKS]]
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> TO: OFFICE OF THE ASST. DEPUTY DIRECTOR\n> FROM: REGIONAL FORCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN M. BOWE\n> DATE: FEBRUARY 20th, 2015\n> SUBJECT: ANOMALOUS ENTITY TRANSPORT\n\n> As part of preparations for an upcoming project, several anomalous entities are being prepared for transport to Site 19. If preparations proceed as scheduled, and as there will be no succession, containment duty will be transferred to Site 19 in June of this year.\n\n> In order for transfer to be completed as planned, Site 19 must complete the following accomodations: ...\n\n> [[(GO BACK)|TRANSPORT ORDER]]
<<silently>>\n<<set $bowe = 2>>\n<<endsilently>>\nYOU CHECK FOR ANY RESPONSE FROM THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT ABOUT THE MISSING RECORDS ON CHAIRMAN BOWE.\n\nYOU FIND A MEMO FROM THE ASSISTANT PERSONNEL MANAGER. THEY TELL YOU THAT THEY FOUND FULL RECORDS OF CHAIRMAN BOWE AND HIS TIME ON THE FORCE COMMITTEE IN THE PROPER LOCATIONS. HOWEVER, THEY WERE SLOW TO LOAD.\n\nTHE ASSISTANT PERSONNEL MANAGER TELLS YOU THAT THEY CONTACTED THE IT DEPARTMENT, WHO SAID THAT THE SERVERS WERE FINE. THE ASSISTANT PERSONNEL MANAGER REMARKS ON HOW CRAZY THAT IS AND WISHES YOU A GREAT DAY.\n\nYOU APPRECIATE THE SENTIMENT, EVEN IF YOU KNOW THE ASSISTANT PERSONNEL MANAGER DOESN'T ACTUALLY CARE HOW YOUR DAY GOES AND VICE VERSA.\n\n[[GO BACK|TASKS]]
\n[[Who else?|Part 2]]
<<silently>>\n<<set $tasks = 3>>\n<<set $budget = 0>>\n<<set $deadline = 0>>\n<<set $transport = 0>>\n<<set $bowe = 0>>\n<<set $end = 0>>\n<<endsilently>>\n[[GO TO WORK]]
\n[[Who else?|Part 5]]
\n[[Who else?|Part 3]]
\n[[Who else?|Who else 6]]\n\nNobody?
\n[[Who else?|Who else 5]]
\n\n\n\n\n\n\nVery well.\n\nThis is the story. This, that I have laid out to you. It's not the greatest story of all time, no... but it's a tribute.\n\nI did not have much time left. The usurper 343 is tallying his enemies. I cannot see him do this... his golden sphere closes him off to my vision. I cannot hear him speak of it... his voice has transcended sound and language, and he uses this to hide his words from the stories.\n\nBut I can see the ripples of his ideas in the actions of others. I can tell and I am on that list. [[Who else?|Who else 8]]
\n[[Who else?|Who else 7]]\n\nNobody?\n\nJust me?
So here it 1s. My greatest creati0n. My favor1te characters, my 0ne True Trio, brought together with a little help from my favor1te new 0C. "The Chairman".\n\nSorry about the numbers, it's a tic I get when I'm excited.\n\nSo I'm not the writer of ep1cs that other agents are. They'll still keep His attention l0ng enough. So my stories are a little hard to bel1eve, eh? Well, it d0esn't matter 1f it's true.\n\nYou made this happen. This is my favorite SCP Foundation fanfiction.\n\nAnd it's happening\n\nr1ght\n\nn0w.
THE ENTRANCE OUT FRONT IS ALL BLADE RUNNER, ALL SCI-FI PANOPTICON: SECURITY DRONES READY TO DEPLOY, FLOOR TILES CAPABLE OF DELIVERING CURRENT, A S.W.A.T. TEAM'S WORTH OF ARMED GUARDS AT EVERY CORNER.\n\nTO CROSS INTO THE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA FEELS LIKE A TRIP BACK IN TIME, OR POSSIBLY WATCHING NICK-AT-NITE RERUNS: \n* DUSTY SHAG CARPET\n* WOOD PANELING\n* BRASS PLATE ON YOUR DOOR THAT READS "ASST. TO THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR"\n[[JUST GET IN AND LOCK THE DOOR]]
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YOU HAVE A RECENT BUDGET REPORT ON HAND FOR REFERENCE.\n\nSKIMMING THROUGH, YOU ESTIMATE THAT FITTING A NEW TASK FORCE INTO THE BUDGET WOULD BE POSSIBLE, IF NOT SIMPLE. THE MEMO FROM THE TASK FORCE DIRECTOR MENTIONED SOMETHING ABOUT CUTTING SALARY AND EQUIPMENT COSTS BY "USING SPECIALIZED PERSONNEL ON A PROBATIONARY BASIS", WHATEVER THAT MEANS, SO THE COSTS MAY BE LOWER THAN THEY SEEM.\n\nTHIS INFORMATION WILL GO A LONG WAY TOWARD FINALIZING YOUR ARBITRARY DECISION.\n\n[[GO BACK|BUDGET ALLOCATION]]
> TO: OFFICE OF THE ASST. DEPUTY DIRECTOR\n> FROM: TASK FORCE DIRECTOR T. MORGENBLICK\n> DATE: FEBRUARY 20th, 2015\n> SUBJECT: NEW MOBILE TASK FORCE\n\n> An emphatic recommendation has been made by the Regional Force Committee Chairman for the creation of a new task force. As such, the task force budget must be increased to allow for this additional deployment.\n\n> The specific purpose of the task force is classified; in basic terms, it is expected to be an experimental task force used in specialized or exotic mission profiles...\n\n> [[(GO BACK)|BUDGET ALLOCATION]]
* BUDGET ALLOCATION\n\nTHIS MEMO WAS SENT INTO THE OFFICE BY THE TASK FORCE DIRECTOR:\n\n[[DISPLAY|BUDGET MEMO]]\n\nIT CONTINUES ON IN THIS MANNER, BUT WITH LITTLE ELSE TO SAY.\n* IF YOU [[APPROVE THE BUDGET REQUEST]], THE PAYROLL OFFICE WILL ALLOCATE THE REQUIRED FUNDS TO CREATE THE NEW TASK FORCE.\n* IF YOU [[DENY THE BUDGET REQUEST]], THE PAYROLL OFFICE WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED, AND THE BUDGET WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED.\n* IF YOU NEED MORE INFORMATION, YOU MAY [[CHECK THE BUDGET]].
YOU ARE A DILIGENT BUREAUCRAT, CAPABLE OF DECIDING WITH LITTLE DELAY WHEN TO PASS THE BUCK AND WHEN TO CUT THE CHAIN. IN BEING SUCH A SMOOTHLY-OPERATING COG, YOUR JOB TITLE HAS BEEN GRADUALLY READJUSTED UNTIL IT CAME TO REST HERE, AT THE PERFECT MEDIUM: \n* LESSER POSITIONS REQUIRE WORKING WITH OTHERS; HIGHER POSITIONS REQUIRE LEADING OTHERS\n* LESSER POSITIONS OFFER LESS POWER; THE POWER OFFERED BY HIGHER POSITIONS INVITES ATTENTION, AND THUS ACCOUNTABILITY\nSO HERE YOU HAVE SETTLED, WITH YOUR DESK, A ROW OF DEFUNCT PNEUMATIC MESSAGE TUBES, AND A WORK COMPUTER THAT RUNS WINDOWS XP.\n\n[[IT IS EVERYTHING YOU COULD HAVE DREAMED OF|TASKS]]
SOMETIMES THE BEST-LAID PLOTS BECOME CAUGHT UP IN TANGENTS.\n\nSOMETIMES THE PLANS OF YOUR CHARACTERS ARE NOT THE PLANS YOU HAVE FOR THEM.\n\nPROJECT OMEGA IS PUT ON HOLD.\n\nIN HIS GOLDEN SPHERE, SCP-343 LOCATES A COMPUTER VIRUS WITHIN THE SITE 19 SYSTEMS, AND DRAWS UP PLANS TO HAVE IT PURGED.\n\n<<if $budget eq 1 and $deadline eq 1 and $transport eq 1>>HE IS ESPECIALLY PLEASED WITH YOU.<<else>>HE WOULD BE PLEASED WITH YOU.<<endif>>\n\nTHE END\n\nTRY AGAIN? [[Y|Start]]/[[N|BLANK]]\n\n
\nWho else?\n\nA-Hero-Is-Born, I'm sure. He shares some of my methods, but he's so much more... blah, //classical//.\n\nFreddy, no doubt. The poor lost fictonaut, drifting from story to story. He'll find his way soon enough. We're all waiting for it.\n\nWhatever scraps are left behind by the Bigfoots that his side doesn't control.\n\nAnd probably Iris herself, regardless of which side she might think she's on.\n\nSo that's why I couldn't wait. I have to leave as soon as possible, before they find a way to quarantine me like they're going to do to 343. [[Sooner or later.|Who else 9]]
GOODBYE.
The Beginning of the End
Your eyes take in everything. Panoramically.\n\nYour field of vision stretches to her left, to see the bulbous humanoid tank treading in your direction. You expected it to lumber across the room like Boris Karloff. But instead, its casual stride reminds you more of Cary Grant. You can't hear what it's saying to Dr. Pike, as its sly Transatlantic accent is muffled a touch by the artifical mouth's clenched, simian teeth. But it's clear from body language that it and the doctor have developed genuine repartee.\n\nYour field of vision stretches from there to your right, to see the musclebound demihuman standing at attention there. His hair has gone white... from shock? The ink is still wet on the sigil they've inscribed on his shoulder.\n\n"Stop staring at me," he tells you. His voice sounds like it's using those vocal cords in a way the manufacturer didn't intend.\n\n"It's my eyes," you tell him. "They stare at everything."\n\n"Then stop them."\n\n"I can't," you tell him. "Not any more than you could stop that full-body twitch you've apparently developed."\n\nThe gutteral noise he responds with is either a grumble or a growl.\n\n[[Continue|Part 4]]
A trio of armed guards stands around you. You are sitting in what looks like an occult electric chair: leather straps engraved with runes restrain your arms; cold iron stabilizers keep your head bound in place.\n\nDr. Pike is called over: the procedure is about to begin. His nervous glance surveys his clipboard, the assistant researcher sitting next to you, the sleeping giant across the hangar.\n\n"To ensure that you are in complete understanding: we are inscribing upon you," Dr. Pike reads off, "the Mark of Able. The Mark is an anchor... it allows Able to overwrite you, and become trapped in your form. You will become Able, so that no one else can be. Do you consent?"\n\nYou were there, the last time Able had gotten loose. You saw his bones rip out of his arms and into the throats of two of your squadmates... or were those knives? He ran at you too fast for you to shoot him down. All you could do was obliterate his arm, try to destroy the tattoo on his shoulder, but you couldn't do it in time, and he sliced you open like a baked potato.\n\nOr... no, that couldn't have been you. That had to have been the other man. Your memory is so hazy from the lust of battle that you have to rely on what they tell you during your trauma treatments. You just know that nobody else can take on this burden. It has to be you.\n\n"I... I consent."\n\n"Then let the Mark be made upon Officer Hamm."\n\nAn assistant researcher picks up the tattoo gun. He stares at the stencil made on your skin, at the Sumerian pictograms it outlines. You wonder what he's thinking, as he starts the motor. \n\nWhat you don't know is: he's thinking that is not the first time that he has engraved these pictograms, and it will not be the last.\n\nHe's thinking to himself: the things we do to confuse reality-benders.\n\nGrit your teeth as the tattoo gun [[bites|Who else 2]]
You and the rest of the squad file in on each side of the three "special units" you've been assigned to fight with, and to guard.\n\nYou can't understand who the hell thought this was a good idea. Judging from the faces on the other soldiers, no one can.\n\nThe Task Force Director eyes over this insane stunt, from you to the freaks all the way to Aaron on the other end.\n\n"Gentlemen, //lady, and dog//," he begins, "I was not supposed to make this presentation today. I was under the impression that this operation would be overseen by its architect, one Regional Chairman Elmer Bowe. But hide nor hair of this man has been seen in our facility this morning, and I understand there's a set of letters that add up to mean that he's //not// coming today, and I'm going to have to be the one to inaugurate this clusterfuck.\n\n"So let's begin the inaugural meeting of... what the hell are they calling this?" An assistant whispers into his ear. "Oh, dandy. Of Mobile Task Force Omega-7."\n\n[[Realize there's no turning back|Who else 4]]
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YOU CAME INTO WORK WITH THREE MEMOS TO DEAL WITH.\n\nNOW THERE ARE NONE.\n\nYOUR RUBBERSTAMPS OF APPROVAL AND DISAPPROVAL HAVE MAKE THEIR MARKS, AND SENT THE RIPPLES OF ADMINISTRATION THROUGH THE SITE.\n\n[[CONTINUE|SUMMARY]]
> TO: CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT HEAD A. FINES\n> FROM: OFFICE OF THE ASST. DEPUTY DIRECTOR\n> DATE: FEBRUARY 21th, 2015\n> SUBJECT: RE: EXTENDED DEADLINES ON OFDUCKS WING\n\n> The requested deadline extension made on February 20th has been denied. There are to be no delays from the completion dates set within initial project outlines.\n\n> Per Site 19 appeal policy, subsection 4, further inquiries from the aformentioned recipient may be directed to...\n\n> [[(CONTINUE)|TASKS]]
YOU WORK OUT OF A CRAMPED BACK ROOM AT THE END OF A SERIES OF HALLWAYS FAR FROM THE MAIN WINGS.\n\nIT'S NOT EASY TO REACH, BUT GIVEN THE NATURE OF THE FACILITY, THAT'S BETTER THAN THE ALTERNATIVE.\n\n[[DWELL ON THE SCENERY]]\n\n[[JUST GET IN AND LOCK THE DOOR]]
* DEADLINE READJUSTMENT\n\nTHIS MEMO WAS SENT INTO THE OFFICE BY THE CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT HEAD.\n\n[[DISPLAY|DEADLINE MEMO]]\n\nIT CONTINUES ON IN THIS MANNER, BUT WITH LITTLE ELSE TO SAY.\n\n* IF YOU [[APPROVE THE DEADLINE READJUSTMENT]], THE CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT WILL BE GIVEN AN EXTRA THREE WEEKS IN WHICH TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION, AND OTHER PROJECTS WILL BE MOVED FORWARD ACCORDINGLY.\n* IF YOU [[DENY THE DEADLINE READJUSTMENT]], THEN THE CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE WILL CONTINUE AS PLANNED.
<<silently>>\n<<set $deadline = 2>>\n<<set $tasks = $tasks -1>>\n<<endsilently>>\n\nCOLUMNIST STEVEN WILBERS OUTLINES SEVEN BASIC TECHNIQUES OF GOOD BUREAUCRATIC WRITING. THEY ARE:\n* NEVER SAY PLEASE OR THANK YOU\n* SAY "NO" ABRUPTLY\n* QUOTE POLICY RATHER THAN PROVIDE RATIONALE\n* DON'T EXPLAIN A DEADLINE\n* USE NOUNS, NOT VERBS\n* NO PERSONAL PRONOUNS\n* USE REDIRECTING LANGUAGE\n\nWITH THESE POINTS IN MIND, YOU DRAFT YOUR RESPONSE...\n\n[[CONTINUE|DEADLINE DENIAL MEMO]]
SOMETHING ABOUT THE TRANSPORT ORDER MEMO MAKES YOUR BUREAUCRAT SENSE BEGIN TO TINGLE.\n\nYOU FEEL LIKE YOU SHOULD REMEMBER THE REGIONAL FORCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, BUT THE NAME DRAWS A BLANK. IN FACT, THE JOB DRAWS A BLANK. SINCE WHEN DOES THE REGIONAL OFFICE HAVE A "FORCE COMMITTEE"?\n\nYOU LOOK UP THE STAFF RECORDS FOR THE REGIONAL OFFICE AND CAN'T FIND ANY INFORMATION ON CHAIRMAN BOWE.\n\n[[INVESTIGATE FURTHER]]\n[[GO BACK TO BUSINESS|TRANSPORT ORDER]]
As your containment canister is wheeled into the chamber, you dream of wild grass and jasmine and warming sunlight on your carapace. You are dreaming of running through a field. Once, you dreamed of running without your enhancement suit... now, it's as much you as the rest is.\n\nYour canister is unsealed. It was determined that your canister be opened last--while you're no less threatening than the others, your bipartite anatomy makes you the easiest to sedate. The outer section weighs upward of a ton; the inner section, the part of you they needed to render unconscious, lies just shy of forty pounds.\n\nThey pore over you, the hulking biomech. Your segmented armor-skin slowly, gently, inhales and exhales. In your dream, you are running through a field.\n\nA twitch of your leg sends a researcher jumping back. If he'd been leaning in a few inches closer, you'd have devastated his chest.\n\nAs you sleep, they stare at your head. They think of you as the pilot of this thing, as just the body that was fused to this shell to allow it operation at some point centuries ago. In return for being its wielder and caretaker, the biomech has made you unaging, virtually immortal.\n\nThe leather collar on your neck reads "KAIN".\n\n[[Wake up|Who else 1]]
> TO: OFFICE OF THE ASST. DEPUTY DIRECTOR\n> FROM: CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT HEAD A. FINES\n> DATE: FEBRUARY 20th, 2015\n> SUBJECT: EXTENDED DEADLINES ON OFDUCKS WING\n\n> The construction department projects that it will be unable to meet the deadline which was set for the completion of the Ofducks Wing. The present deadline is April 1st; the construction department requests an extension to April 22nd, a delay of three weeks.\n\n> While the extension would require the rescheduling of Project OMEGA, the facility construction ordered by the Regional Force Committee Chairman...\n\n> [[(GO BACK)|DEADLINE READJUSTMENT]]
<<silently>>\n<<set $budget = 2>>\n<<set $tasks = $tasks -1>>\n<<endsilently>>\nJUST BECAUSE YOU ARE A BUREAUCRAT DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU EXIST IN OPPOSITION TO CHANGE OR ACTION. YOU HARBOR NO MORE ILL WILL FOR PROGRESS THAN THE DAM FOR THE RIVER, OR THE CELL FOR THE INMATE.\n\nYOU FORWARD THE TASK FORCE DIRECTOR'S MEMO TO THE PAYROLL OFFICE, APPENDED WITH A NOTE EXPRESSING PERMISSION TO FULFILL THE ORDERS FROM THE "REGIONAL FORCE COMMITTEE HEAD".\n\n[[CONTINUE|TASKS]]
THE SOFT\n* KER-CLUNK\nOF THE LOCK TELLS YOU THAT YOU CAN BEGIN WORKING.\n\nAS THE ASST. TO THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR YOU SIGN OFF ON ORDERS MADE BY THOSE HIGHER IN THE CHAIN, ENSURING THAT \n* BUDGETARY ALLOCATIONS ARE FEASIBLE \n* OUT-OF-BRANCH ORDERS ARE DELIVERED TO THE PROPER CHANNELS \n* DEADLINES ARE MET\nAND SO ON.\n\n[[CONTINUE|LOCK THE DOOR CONTINUED]]
<<if $budget eq 1>> YOU DENIED THE BUDGET ALLOCATION REQUEST, PREVENTING THE CREATION OF A TASK FORCE.<<else>><<if $budget eq 2>> YOU APPROVED THE BUDGET ALLOCATION REQUEST, ALLOWING THE CREATION OF A TASK FORCE.\n<<endif>>\n<<endif>>\n<<if $deadline eq 1>> YOU APPROVED THE DEADLINE EXTENSION REQUEST, DELAYING PROJECT OMEGA.<<else>><<if $deadline eq 2>> YOU DENIED THE DEADLINE EXTENSION REQUEST, PRESERVING THE TIMELINE OF PROJECT OMEGA.\n<<endif>>\n<<endif>>\n<<if $transport eq 1>> YOU DENIED THE TRANSPORT ORDER, PREVENTING THE TRANSFER OF ANOMALOUS ENTITIES TO SITE 19.<<else>><<if $transport eq 2>> YOU APPROVED THE TRANSPORT ORDER, ALLOWING THE TRANSFER OF ANOMALOUS ENTITIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROJECT OMEGA.\n<<endif>>\n<<endif>>\nNOW THAT YOU HAVE DEALT WITH THE WORK OTHERS HAVE CREATED FOR YOU, YOU CAN BEGIN THE REAL MEAT OF YOUR CAREER: CREATING WORK FOR OTHERS.\n\nYOUR BUREAUCRAT RANK IS:\n<<if $budget eq 1 and $deadline eq 2 and $transport eq 1>>\nTHE WALL, DEFENDER OF THE STATUS QUO\n[[EPILOGUE]]<<else>><<if $budget eq 2 and $deadline eq 1 and $transport eq 2>>THE DOORMAT, AGENT OF PROGRESS\n[[EPILOGUE]]<<else>><<if $budget eq 2 and $deadline eq 2 and $transport eq 2>>THE PAWN, AGENT OF DESTINY\n\n[[It begins.|IT BEGINS]]<<else>>\n<<if $budget eq 1 and $deadline eq 1 and $transport eq 1>>THE FLAW, AGENT OF SUCCESSION\n[[EPILOGUE]]<<else>>THE WILDCARD, AGENT OF ARBITRATION\n[[EPILOGUE]]<<endif>><<endif>><<endif>><<endif>>
<<silently>>\n<<set $deadline = 1>>\n<<set $tasks = $tasks -1>>\n<<endsilently>>\n\nYOU DECIDE THAT SLOWING DOWN BY TWO WEEKS NEVER HURT ANYBODY.\n\nYOU DRAFT UP A MEMO WHICH APPROVES THE DELAY AND PROVIDES REFERRALS TO VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS ON WHICH FORMS TO FILL OUT TO COMPLETE THE RESCHEDULING PROCESS THAT WILL SHIFT THE DATES OF THE OFDUCKS WING, "PROJECT OMEGA", AND ANY OTHER PENDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.\n\nBY THE TIME THEY FINISH FILING THOSE FORMS, THERE MAY EVEN BE SOME OF THE TWO-WEEK DELAY LEFT OVER.\n\n[[CONTINUE|TASKS]]
<<silently>>\n<<set $transport = 1>>\n<<set $tasks = $tasks -1>>\n<<endsilently>>\n\nYOU FIND THAT YOU CANNOT SIGN OFF ON THIS. IS IT THE IMPORT OF DANGEROUS KETER-LEVEL ANOMALIES INTO THE FACILITY? IS IT A DESIRE TO AVOID HELPING SOMEONE WITH THE FAKE-SOUNDING TITLE "REGIONAL FORCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN"? IS IT THE AJOINING INSISTENCE THAT NOTHING RELEVANT BE DELAYED WHILE THE TRANSPORT IS UNDERWAY? IS IT JUST THAT YOU HAVE APPROVED TOO MANY THINGS TODAY?\n\nIT MATTERS NOT. A COG IN A MACHINE HAS NO OBLIGATION TO EXPLAIN ITS DECISIONS. IT SIMPLY ACTS.\n\nREQUEST DENIED.\n\n[[CONTINUE|TASKS]]
<<silently>>\n<<set $bowe = 2>>\n<<endsilently>>\nYOU DECIDE THAT YOU NEED TO HEAR BACK FROM PERSONNEL BEFORE YOU FINISH ANYTHING ELSE. WHILE YOU WAIT, YOU WORK ON A CROSSWORD PUZZLE. SOMETIMES YOU TELL PEOPLE THAT YOU LIKE CROSSWORD PUZZLES BECAUSE THEY ARE THE CLOSEST SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE THING TO FILLING OUT FORMS FOR FUN.\n\nTHAT IS BUREAUCRAT HUMOR.\n\nEVENTUALLY, PERSONNEL GETS BACK TO YOU. THEY TELL YOU THAT THEY FOUND FULL RECORDS OF CHAIRMAN BOWE AND HIS TIME ON THE FORCE COMMITTEE IN THE PROPER LOCATIONS. HOWEVER, THEY WERE SLOW TO LOAD. THE ASSISTANT PERSONNEL MANAGER TELLS YOU IT MIGHT BE A SERVER PROBLEM.\n\n[[BACK TO THE TRANSPORT ORDER|TRANSPORT ORDER]]
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YOU GET INTO YOUR VOLVO AND COMMUTE TO YOUR OFFICE BUILDING\n\n[[GO INSIDE]]
<<if $tasks eq 0>>YOUR INBOX IS EMPTY. [[CONTINUE|YOUR INBOX IS EMPTY]]<<else>>FOR NOW, YOU HAVE <<$tasks>> <<if $tasks eq 1>>TASK<<else>>TASKS<<endif>> TO COMPLETE.<<endif>>\n<<if $budget eq 0>> * [[BUDGET ALLOCATION]] <<endif>>\n<<if $deadline eq 0>> * [[DEADLINE READJUSTMENT]]<<endif>>\n<<if $transport eq 0>> * [[TRANSPORT ORDER]]<<endif>>\n<<if $bowe eq 1>> * [[CHECK BACK WITH PERSONNEL]] <<endif>>
* TRANSPORT ORDER\n\nTHIS MEMO WAS SENT INTO THE OFFICE BY THE REGIONAL FORCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN.\n\n[[DISPLAY|TRANSPORT MEMO]]\n\nIT CONTINUES ON IN THIS MANNER, BUT WITH LITTLE ELSE TO SAY, ALTHOUGH IT DOES APPEAR TO REFERENCE SEVERAL OTHER MEMOS YOU'VE RECEIVED THIS WEEK.\n* IF YOU [[APPROVE THE TRANSPORT ORDER]], THE REGIONAL FORCE COMMITTEE WILL TRANSFER THE ANOMALOUS ENTITIES AS PLANNED.\n* IF YOU [[DENY THE TRANSPORT ORDER]], THE TRANSFER WILL NOT BE EXECUTED.\n<<if $bowe eq 0>>* IF YOU NEED MORE INFORMATION, YOU MAY [[LOOK UP THE CHAIRMAN]].<<endif>>
<<silently>>\n<<set $bowe = 1>>\n<<endsilently>>\nYOU FIRE OFF A MEMO TO PERSONNEL ASKING WHETHER THEY HAVE FILES ON A "REGIONAL FORCE COMMITTEE DIRECTOR M. BOWE".\n\n[[WAIT FOR A RESPONSE]]\n[[FINISH WORKING ON THE TRANSPORT ORDER|TRANSPORT ORDER]]\n[[WORK ON SOMETHING ELSE|TASKS]]
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Back to your left, you see -- without so much as a movement of what would be your pupils -- the hulking cyan-tinted elephant-man. Your other partner in this endeavour. The secondary blank face on his chest stares straight forward, while he's looking at you through his real head. The panting golden retriever one.\n\n"Nice third eye," he tells you, the rest of his body speaking for him. "That a, uh... Buddhist thing?"\n\n"It's a projector."\n\n"Oh, nice." He taps the eyeball on his chest. "Mine projects, too."\n\n"It does?"\n\n"It projects that this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship."\n\nYou can't help but snicker a little. "Really? A Casablanca reference?"\n\n"What? Too old? It was all the rage when they put me in that tube."\n\nThat merits an actual laugh. The berserker on the other side grumble-growls again, and harder.\n\nThe panoramic view of your camera-eyes comes in handy, sometimes. You'll need to keep an eye on both of these lunatics.\n\n[[Keep recording|Who else 3]]
<<silently>>\n<<set $end = $end +1>>\n<<endsilently>>\n<<if $end eq 1>>\nThis is my last SCP Foundation fanfiction.\n<<endif>>\n<<if $end < 4>>And it's [[happening|Who else 9]]<<endif>>\n<<if $end eq 2 or eq 3>>\nr1ght\n<<endif>><<if $end eq 3 or eq 4>>\nn0w.\n<<endif>>
YOUR OFFICE BUILDING IS FOUNDATION SITE 19\n\nSOME FOUNDATION SITES ARE AKIN TO \n* MILITARY BASES\n* SCHOLARLY RESEARCH CENTERS\n* STORAGE WAREHOUSES\nTHIS SITE IS CLOSER TO A MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISON.\n\n[[FIND YOUR OFFICE]]
So here it 1s. My greatest creati0n. My favor1te characters, my 0ne True Trio, brought together with a little help from my favor1te new 0C. "The Chairman".\n\nSorry about the numbers, it's a tic I get when I'm excited.\n\nSo I'm not the writer of ep1cs that other agents are. They'll still keep His attention l0ng enough. So my stories are a little hard to bel1eve, eh? Well, it can't be t00 hard to believe if it's really happening.\n\nThis is my last SCP Foundation fanfiction.\n\nAnd it's [[happening|Who else 12]]\n\nr1ght\n\nn0w.
So here it 1s. My greatest creati0n. My favor1te characters, my 0ne True Trio, brought together with a little help from my favor1te new 0C. "The Chairman".\n\nSorry about the numbers, it's a tic I get when I'm excited.\n\nSo I'm not the writer of ep1cs that other agents are. They'll still keep His attention l0ng enough. So my stories are a little hard to bel1eve, eh? Well, it can't be t00 hard to believe if it's really happening.\n\nThis is my last SCP Foundation fanfiction.\n\nAnd it's [[happening|Who else 11]]\n\nr1ght
<<silently>>\n<<set $budget = 1>>\n<<set $tasks = $tasks -1>>\n<<endsilently>>\n\nWHILE, IN A PERFECT WORLD, EVERYONE WOULD HAVE ALL THE MONEY THEY NEED FOR EVERYTHING, BOTH YOU AND THE TASK FORCE DIRECTOR LIVE IN A FLAWED WORLD OF SCARCITY, OF NEED, AND OF OVERHEAD COST.\n\nTHE SITE 19 BUDGET IS CLOGGED WITH INEFFICIENT STAFFING SOLUTIONS AND BRUTAL ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, AND YOU LIKE IT THAT WAY.\n\nYOU DRAFT UP A MEMO EXPLAINING BLUNTLY THAT THE REQUEST HAS BEEN DENIED.\n\n[[CONTINUE|TASKS]]
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