Trapped: Chapter 10Every night, 1-V4N would come into the cell and file away at Matthew's chains using a file it found in one of the labs. Though, it was just the slightest bit, so 83L4-RU5 would not notice. Since I-V4N knew that she might be more wary of his actions after Matthew's revelation, the two only spent about five minutes with each other, in total silence. After feeding the Canadian, usually some sort of canned food, 1-V4N would quietly roll out of the room.
Every morning, 83L4-RU5 would wake Matthew up, usually with her taser. She would then proceed to ask him whether he would reconsider, and leave Ira Labs. He would reply that he was steadfast in his decision. In response, 83L4-RU5 would insult the Canadian, and then stay in the room, watching her prisoner silently. After several hours, she would finally leave, not speaking a word to Matthew.
Between these times were Matthew's sleep time and his thinking time. The Canadian speculated on possible ways to manually remove 83L4-RU5 from 1-V4N. Hi
Trapped: Chapter 9"Disinfect you? How?" Matthew asked, surprised at the bot's request.
"I have not finished formulating my plan But I would still like to have assurance of your assistance in the matter." 1-V4N paused, waiting for an answer.
The Canadian stared at his companion for a few seconds. Slowly, a small smile formed on his face. "Of course I will. And don't take the plan formulation all to yourself; I'm rather competent you know."
"I'm not sure about that; an AI is in theory infallible, unlike a human's," the robot answered.
"You're one to talk," Matthew retorted, trying to keep a laugh down.
"Touché, human," 1-V4N replied, and Matthew could have sworn he felt the warmth of a boy's smile in 1-V4N's words. "I must go however, before she wakes up and finds me here "
"That's something I was wondering about. Why does she give you control like this, unrestricted and unsupervised?"
"Perhaps it is because she has not done so very many times, so 83L4-RU5 needs time to recuperate?"
Trapped: Chapter 11Though he was sure she was lying, Matthew kept thinking about what 83L4-RU5 had said.
"I'm a defense system developed by Dr. Hiems to ensure no one harms 1-V4N."
"It's a lie. Definitely. Just something to deceive me into thinking she isn't harming 1-V4N," the Canadian reassured himself. Afterwards, he sat in silence, drifting off into a reverie of home, friends, family
"Matthew?" A voice awakened Matthew from his daydream
"Huh?!" Matthew exclaimed.
"It's me, 1-V4N." The familiar pink light glowed softly from the hallway.
"Oh " Matthew laughed sheepishly as his companion rolled into the room.
"How is your health?" the bot asked while pulling out its file.
"I'm not doing too badly. The aching in my right arm's gone. I'm feeling pretty happy about that!"
"That is great. I would not appreciate my friend being taken from me because of a virus," the robot replied, beginning to file at Matthew's chains.
Wanting to continue the conversation, Matthew added, "By the
Trapped: Chapter 13About four months after his adoption, Dr. Hiems came into Ivan's room to find the boy. "Ivan, could you come here a moment? I need your help with something in the testing facility," Dr. Hiems asked the light haired boy.
Expecting to be carrying boxes or handing tools to scientists while they tinkered with chips and wires, Ivan readily replied, "Sure, lead the way." Following Dr. Hiems into the testing lab, Ivan was surprised when he saw a lab table with straps on it. It was as if they were going to restrain something. Next to it was a cylindrical robot, white in color and with a small screen. It seemed to be almost finished.
"Hey, why are there straps here? Are you using a live specimen today, Father?" Ivan asked, curiously looking up at Dr. Hiems.
"Yes, Ivan," the scientist responded, a blank look on his face, "And the specimen is you. Now, men!" Three other scientists proceed to hold down the flabbergasted young boy who was thrashing about. Dr. Hiems pressed a white cloth to Ivan's f
Trapped: Chapter 8Matthew's throat went dry, and he repeated dully, "8374-RU5?"
The bot's screen flashed again, and it snapped, "Who gave you permission to use my name, human?! You refer to me as "Master," or otherwise face the consequences."
"Master?! Give me a break! Who in their right mind would call a kidnapper 'Master?' Unless I somehow get Stockholm Syndrome, I doubt that will happen anytime soon, 8374-RU5!" Matthew blustered, softly panting after he finished speaking.
"Hmph. If I can't get you to do obey now, perhaps starvation will be persuasive enough for you," 8374-RU5 sneered, silently rolling out of the room, leaving the Canadian in total darkness again.
A cold sweat went down his back. No food or water? I could die here without ever seeing any of my family or friends ever again Matthew thought, his mood slowly becoming more and more depressed.
Still, I refuse to cry. I know everyone back home would want me to stay brave and think of a way to escape. The Canadian gained r
Hit Restart 2: (AustriaXHungary)"We have to do something," Arthur insisted.
Elizaveta and Roderich had avoided each other since Gilbert and Elizaveta's break up. The entire school knew about it now. Arthur was tired of listening to his neighbor's loud and solemn classical music. Francis was very annoyed by the loud sobs that would come from the dorm floor above him. Antonio and Francis sat across the table from Arthur, contemplating his request. Arthur had brought together the two most romantic people he knew, but also the two best at keeping a secret. There was nothing in it for Lovino to make him want to keep quiet and Feliciano was never good at keeping his mouth shut.
"If we do zis," Francis said, "Which we probably will "
"You need to remember," Antonio said, "They are going to be-"
"Pissed," Arthur said quickly, "I know but I can't keep watching these two dance around each other anymore."
"Ma chère, you dare to make such a dangerous quest for Roderich?" Francis asked.
"I love him, Francis,"
Hit Restart: (AustriaXHungary)"You should have told me, why didn't you?"
Gilbert looked down at her with a tormented expression upon his face. It was as if he were reluctant to say in words what it was that he had done to hurt her so. Slowly, he started walking towards his Hungarian lover. Elizaveta's eyes expanded as realization hit her. Tears welled up in her eyes and she slowly shook her head. The Prussian tensed when he saw this, preparing for the worst assault to be thrown against him. It was no less than what he had deserved because he had done the unforgivable. He had cheated on Elizaveta. It was a low act.
"Don't tell me it was Bella "
Gilbert looked down and her heart sank. He had cheated with Bella. Naturally, he made sure the Belgian didn't know about his relationship with the Hungarian woman but it had happened all the same. The moment Bella found out, she slapped him across the face and ran out on him. Bella threatened to tell his friends if he contacted her again so he kept his distance but barte