|Music: Valve | Portal | Android Hell|
Gardain steps through the portal, experiencing vertigo as he suddenly finds himself alone in an observatory. Looking up, he witnesses the enormous opaque glass dome high above, showing many wondrous constellations where beautiful fist-sized colored gems form the stars.
Before him, a stone table stands in the center of the chamber. Numerous charts and astronomical tools litter its surface in a haphazard mess.
|One square = 10 feet|
To the right, a glittering black rock the size of a carriage is set against the southwest wall. Several humanoid skeletons have been partially-excavated from within.
To the left, a mystic crystal plaque with a handprint is bolted onto the eastern wall.
Something about the chamber gives Gardain a sense of peace and calm. However, the sight of the hallway exit at the far end brings back the feeling of danger and foreboding in full force...
Welcome to the observatory...