Portal 2 - TomorrowOn her first working day, Caroline was overwhelmed with activity.Portal 2 - Tomorrow by MasterPassionCreed
Illusions had never been an habit of hers; all along, in between the internships and the extra courses, she had guessed. She knew way before crossing that doorstep as an employee, for the first of countless times to come — no previous experience in the world could have fully prepared her for Aperture Science.
The place was already enormous, yet not enough for its ambitions. She had to notice, with attentive eyes, the tiniest details that fell under her gaze. She followed the unraveling of a vast net — it was made of lies and truth, of balance and mistakes, so fragile that it could be torn anytime by a single breath.
The good impression she left behind at work could not spare her nerves. When she met the sight of her home in the evening, it felt as if whole years had passed — she was a different person, tired in an entirely different way.
She stared at the darkness, swimming in a tangle of thoughts. She
Monument Valley - No One LeftThey came across the valley in the evening.Monument Valley - No One Left by MasterPassionCreed
A foreign wind swayed their balance, leading their eyes downwards; soon, the mystery of the land joined that of its moves, even from the height of their travel.
They slid as one, darkening the hue of the mountains. They flew like water on glass — wings made of milk and honey, yet bound to a steep angle. Ida was the first to land; and all that she saw, from the river to the towers, looked enchanted and new.
Under the stars, her eyes stayed open. She longed to gaze forever — that unknown geometry held the purest shine she had met in the vast world. Far and wide she had journeyed, looking for new lights to borrow; and the crown of this kingdom, eternally spinning, was the last jewel she would ever need to look for.
When they rose, shadows against the dawn, Ida’s beak held a twinkle that was never meant for her.
The few survivors, already weakened by the long war, spotted the murder of crows when it was too late. Among the sac