you ever think about how gordon and chell both get sent to the metaphorical fields of elysium at the end of their respective stories (gordon at the end of epistle 3). you know. where mythological heroes go after they die. and they were both of almost messianic status at the end of their games... with chell getting murals dedicated to her and the way wheatley talks about "the human who killed *her*." gordon is obvoius the elysium parallel is definitely intentional in portal, with its direct references to prometheus and tartarus. gordon technically gets sent to a "shore" at the end of epistle 3 but it still counts i think
on that immortality grindset
”If you’re hearing this, it means you’re taking a long time on the catwalk between tests. The lab boys say that might be a ‘fear reaction.’ I’m no psychiatrist, but that sounds like PROJECTION.”
"We now have direct confirmation of a disruptor in our midst."
new mexico cinematic universe
all im saying is what if kleiner was the scientist who sent gordon to xen. What If (sorry for the weird format, had to make it fit into > 4 images)
I kinda wish there was a higher image limit (maybe 8 or even 10?) it makes it more difficult to upload stuff like comics
"Since making test participation mandatory for all employees, the quality of our test subjects has risen dramatically. Employee retention, however, has not." (old comic)