Max Vermilion

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Here, There, Everywhere, and Us
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12/30/2021 10:57pm

Here's one of those weird reports I found working in the office:

TRANSITION DEBRIEF FAIL #90097

"And as I count down to one, you find yourself at home in your body and you will awaken. Three... two... one."

"Ohhhhhhhh. Oh. Well, my goodness. Where am I?"

"You're fine. You're in your study."

"My... my study? Well, yes, right you are. There are my books, and my beloved sword display, all velvet and mahogany. Quite right. My study."

"Yes, you're doing great. And you are...?"

"Well, hmmph. Yes, of course. I am... here in my study, with my books... and my pipe..."

"Yes, and you are?"

"I'm here, in my study, and my collar is loose, oh my. What time is it? Oh, my watch fob, it's here, isn't it?"

"Yes, your watch. Why don't you take a look at it?"

"You know, this watch belonged to my... to my..."

"Yes, who did it belong to?"

"Well... wait a minute. I don't even own a watch. Where's my phone?"

"Focus on the watch..."

"The watch? What is this place? Some kind of museum?"

"It's important that you calm down. I'm going to count back from--"

"And who put these clothes on me? And... my body? Wait! I'm... I'm old! My face feels... wrong..."

"Medic, we have a breakdown in reelhouse 7, calling for immediate shutdown mode."

"Where am I? What is this place?!"

"Hold him steady while I--"

END OF FILE #90097