(but Stupidity still cannot be concealed)
Well, it's happened again. The base you were stationed at was attacked and overrun by demons(of course). You tried telling the UAC scientists that nothing good would come out of trying to re-activate the warp-portals, but did they listen? No sir, they didn't and know you're stuck inside the base, trying to fight your way out to the landing and launching pads outside. If you can get there, maybe you can get off this godforsaken base.
You have no weapons to speak of, just your base fists. You lost your pistol earlier in a duel with a Marine zombie. The lights are failing, and they keep blinking on and off. You hear the sounds of heavy breathing, the moans of the zombies, and the sound of flesh being ripped by ravenous fangs. Sounds like their outside the base itself. You remember the screams of your comrades coming in over your radio, but by the time you got outside, they were turned into zombies too. You remember when the portals blew out. It sounded like an explosion, and then-you don't want to remember. The Hellspawn generally caused Havoc, and now there are only about 2 or 3 Marines alive that aren't zombies-you among them. As you wander through the computer station of the base, ready to slug anything that gets in your way, you are reminded of 4 years ago-the Phobos Base. Back in 2566, that was. This is 2570. You are reminded of the destruction that the demons wreaked and you are reminded of your comrades-all zombies. This is just like that. Zombies and demons everywhere you turn. Fear is in the air. As you walk along slowly remembering these things, you don't notice the yellow orbs in front of you.
Suddenly the orbs dash forward at you, and you see that they are connected to a large head with a huge mouth full of plaque-coated, blood-stained teeth. The head, in turn is connected to a large, muscular body, with feet that have 5-inch claws connected to them. The thing gnashes forward with its teeth. You suddenly feel like you've been slashed with a sword or something. The thing attempts to bite you again, but you filled with overpowering rage. You haul off and deck the creature with all the strength you got, straight in its deformed face. "Aarggh!", it roars. You're a big man, about 278 lbs., and a tall man, about 6'6" or so, but you think you had that much power. You are amazed as the thing falls backward with a loud thump!. Blood spills out of the mouth, the eyes shut, and the creature is still.
You clean the blood off you brass knuckles and proceed, once more and with a high state of awareness, through the base. After some looking, you find the Tech Center of the base that has the door that'll lead you out of this place and eventually, back home. Of course, the base is a wreck. Sparks are flying everywhere. Damaged computers hiss and and belch out large showers of sparks. In fact, there are so many saprks flying about, you'd think it was the Fourth of July in here. Since this the Tech Base part of the base, you know the UAC scientists have been working on a top-secret weapon. You don't find any secret weapon anywhere, but you do find a pump-action shotgun lying among the rubble. It's loaded. Ch-chak. You pump the shotgun and head out to the Space Port and step into one of the many teleporters lying on the ground. This is the year 2570, and rocket ships and such like were given up on back a hundred years before. Instead, the UAC and military have created SlipGates that can instantly teleport any number of soldiers, one after the other, to any spot in the Solar System. You step into the teleporter, and you're suddenly bolted away back to Earth in a split second. You've survived somehow, without having to use your shotgun. Amazing.
To be Continued...(hopefully)