The Let's Play Archive

Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward

by Fedule

Part 186: [continued]

VLR OST: [Sublimity]

Listen in: [English/Japanese]

Sigma has 9 BP...?

See?! I told you! The bastard's finally showing his true colors!


What the hell are you doing?!
Clover isn't even voting!

I have misjudged you.
I never thought you would do something so cowardly.


Perhaps it had been fear?
I was scared by the white fluid that had appeared on my palm...

Maybe that had been the tipping point, and I had decided that I had to escape as soon as possible, damn the consequences.
If I got out, then the nightmare would be over...

That was when I looked up, and saw the others staring at my hand.

I quickly put my hand behind my back, but it was already too late.

They moved toward me like wolves closing in for the kill.

Listen in: [English/Japanese]

He was cut... It must have been blood...

But...why was it white?

He's not human!

Not human?

No! What're you saying?!
Of course I'm human! I'm one hundred percent human!

Then explain that white stuff.

I swear to God, I have no idea what it is! You have to believe me!

I'm afraid you're not being very convincing...

Oh, you're one to talk! We can't even see you!
You could be a robot!
Maybe that's not even a suit, that's just you! Robot you!

However bad my amnesia might be, I am quite sure of my humanity.
I am, without a doubt, not a robot.

They probably just programmed you to think that!

[Music fades out]

We should take him down.

I agree.

Looks like there's no other way.
Now that he's got 9 BP from stabbing Clover in the back, there's a good chance he'll try and get out of here by himself.

Hey... Hold on a minute... Let's not do anything rash!





VLR OST: [Strain]

I didn't have a choice!
I spun around and ran for the number nine door—

*nondescript impact sounds*

Let go of me!

I was no match for all three of them. Before I could take two steps I was on the floor, pinned.
The desperation was only getting stronger, however, and I writhed and twisted in a futile attempt to get free.

Goddamnit! You have to let me go!
This is all some kind of mistake!
A misunderstanding! It''s a conspiracy!

Ha! So, there's a conspiracy to...turn your blood white? You're a funny guy.

Stop trying to get away! It's over!

Shit! Get off me! Let me gooooo!

If you won't calm down, then you leave me no choice.
I'd hoped we could avoid this... Try not to struggle too much.

No! Don't—!

[Music fades out]

VLR OST: [Desperation]

The first thing I felt when I woke up was the hard pain of a bruise all the way across my neck.
K must have suffocated me...

My head felt like it had been stuffed with cotton, and I had to put out a hand to steady myself as I stood up.

How long had I been out?
My foot bumped into something, and I looked down to see the injection gun.

A glass vial labeled "Soporil" was still attached to it.
The anesthetic...
After choking me, they'd made sure I wasn't getting up in the near future.
That meant I could have been asleep for a long time...

I glanced around the room.

It was empty, except for me.
It took me a moment to realize what was especially odd about that...

Even Quark and Alice had disappeared.

What the hell's going on...?

That was when I noticed it.
Quark and Alice weren't the only things that had disappeared.
Two other things, two other very important things, were also gone.

For a long moment I just stared, dumbstruck.
What I was seeing couldn't possibly be real.
But there it was, a smooth cross-section of my arm where a hand should have been.
A thick, white liquid dripped slowly from the stump.

Wha...what is this...
Oh God oh God oh God oh God...

[Music cuts out]

A scream clawed its way out of my body, taking my mind with it.
Then after that...nothing.

What an efficient solution.

Next time we'll actually do the poll result.