New Vegas: Sheason's Story (Chapter 109)New Vegas: Sheason's Story (Chapter 109) by Sheason
Chapter 109: Old World Blues
"Well, well, well," a synthesized voice from somewhere in the tank exclaimed in a slightly British accent. "Look who finally decided to turn up. It's about damn time! And where have we been, hmmm? Crawling around through pits of radioactive muck again?"
"Are..." I sighed, clutching my head and rubbing my temple. "You're my brain, aren't you?"
"Ah, lovely." My... well, my brain said to me from its... his... spot floating in the tank. "Figured that out, have we?" My brain then proceeded to mock me in the type of voice you'd use with a newborn. "Would you like a cookie?"
"There's no need to be snide," I said, folding my arms across my chest. "I mean, give me a break. Even with all the shit that's happened since getting shot in the face, meeting your own brain by far takes the cake. It's... kind of an odd concept, you know?"
"Yes, well, believe me," my brain spat out. "The opposite is equally true." The brain shook a l
New Vegas: Sheason's Story (Chapter 108)New Vegas: Sheason's Story (Chapter 108) by Sheason
Chapter 108: Enter... THE FORBIDDEN ZONE!
It was starting to get dark when I drove to the Forbidden Zone. I honestly had no idea what was waiting for me in there, but it was almost certain to be very dangerous, probably atomic-powered, and almost certainly related to robots and/or scorpions in some way... at least, if Mobius' general modus operandi remained consistent.
On the plus side, it was impossible to miss the place: like the Think Tank dome in the center of the crater, this was also a large dome, almost identical in size and shape. The only real differences were the fact that it appeared to be growing out of (or built into, at least) the sheer cliff-face lip of the crater, and it was illuminated by at least 6 bright red spotlights aiming straight up into the sky. The whole dome seemed to pulse with an ominous and foreboding red light. It looked almost like the fortress of a supervillain.
Things got even more red the closer I got. The on