When we last left off, we had shot Flppto. This is a wonderful ending in and of itself, but unfortunately it is not an ending. No, now we have to endure another page no matter what we decide.
Instead of fleeing back to headquarters, we attempt to give Flppto a patch job and keep exploring. So naturally, we are captured within seconds. And we have a healthy dose of resolve and willpower. It doesn't, however, change the fact that we have failed utterly and that the story has abruptly stopped. Worse, Flppto lives.
That bites. Let's try the other ending, maybe Flppto will die this time.
You drag Flppto back to base. He calls you a jerk. The recon teams scare off the Evil Power Master and he gets away. Worst. Commander. Ever.
Total Endings: 16
Non-Endings: BB BE BF BG
Victory Endings: Z AC AR AT
Failure Endings: AA AB AN AP AS BA BC BD BF BG
Death Endings: AA AB AP AS BA BC BD
What-The-Hell Endings: AA AN BA BE BG
And we're at the halfway mark! 16 out of 30 endings are complete, and the book is half over! Next time, we answer the question... what if we didn't bother with Congress at all, and went to Sector 31-47-89?
The second half of the book will bring us exciting new aggravations, insipid characters with uninspired writing, and the worst picture in the entire book.
11/11 - 11/18
- Branch X: More Lying to Marine Biologists
- Branch AO: Friend or Foe
- Branch AZ: Unbridled Glee
- Branch ???: Halftime
- Branch B: Thoughtless Speed
- Branch D: Tracking the Void Beam
- Branch H: A Dire Choice
- Branch I: Total Lack of Nuclear Devastation
- Branch R: White Landing
- Branch AF: Good Riddance to Hard Man
- Branch S: Spacecraft Swarm
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