You simply tell them that you've been doing fine and leave it at that. It's much easier than having to talk about the negative feelings that you can't really explain anyway.\n\nYou then quickly change the subject and suggest that everyone start playing some of the [[games|Games]] that have been laid out.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Lie'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Desk2.jpg]]\n\nComing through the door, you kick off your shoes and grab a drink and some food from the kitchen. You plop down in front of your computer and check your social media accounts and some news to unwind.\n\nAfter a few hours, you figure you should go to bed. You've got work again tomorrow.\n\n[[Next|Work End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Home Night'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Raining.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Park.jpg]]\n\nLuckily the rain has subsided for now, so you decide to go outside. You get a sandwich to eat in the park near the office, and the breath of fresh air helps you relax a bit.\n\nSitting on a bench, you check your phone. Your friends have sent you a few messages about a [[big party tonight|Party After Work]].\n\nYou're not sure if you want to go though. You don't like parties, and you know you're [[going to be tired|Work Tired]] after work.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Leave'); >>
[img[Tv.jpg]]\n\nYou leave the group to decide, and sit down to watch the movie. They're starting to get a bit aggressive in their argument over what would be better to play, which is making you uninterested in participating.\n\nYou end up watching the whole movie [[by yourself|Leave Early]]. Your friends were too distracted with their game to notice you weren't playing, and never bothered to ask you to join in.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Movie'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Raining.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Vend.jpg]]\n\nThough the weather seems to have cleared for now, you [[don't want to go out|Lunch Inside]] for lunch at the risk of being caught in the rain again.\n\nYou didn't bring any food with you, but some snacks from the vending machine should hold you over till you get home. It wouldn't be the first time you've gone without a proper lunch.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Keep Working'); >>
You try to talk your way out of it by telling him you're on lunch break and have a lot of other work to do, but he doesn't seem to care. You become more [[stressed and overwhelmed|Bad Work End]] knowing your workload has exponentially grown.\n\nGrudgingly, you switch over to begin working on your new monotonous task.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Extra Work'); >>
The following is an interactive story, in which your choices will directly affect the events that take place, and the ending you receive.\n\nAudio and image files may take longer to load for certain devices and browsers. It is recommended that you be connected to wifi if you are using a mobile device to avoid a large amount of data usage.\n\n[[Begin|Wake Up]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Start'); >>
[img[Door.jpg]]\n\nThe music is starting to feel like it's drilling into your ears and pounding on your head. You feel the need to get out of here. Get away from it. Away from all these people.\n\nYou decide to take a step outside for a moment.\n\nStanding beside the door, you close your eyes and take a [[deep breath|Thinking]]. You can still hear the music from outside and wonder why the neighbors haven't called the cops yet.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Outside'); >>
You feel frustrated and tired, and your eyes burn from looking at your monitor for so long.\n\nCrawling back into bed, you cover yourself with the sheets and [[submit to the comfort of sleep|Nap Bad Over]] yet again.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Nap Bad'); >>
[img[KeyboardHand.jpg]]\n\nYou end up browsing the internet for hours while thinking about all the things you should be doing, but aren't. You feel guilty that you haven't gotten anything done. Staring at your hands over the keyboard, you think about what to do and try to force yourself to work on the project.\n\nBut, after looking at them for a while, it starts to feel like they aren't even your limbs. Like repeating a word so many times that it doesn't sound like a real word anymore.\n\nYou're not getting anywhere, and are ready to [[give up|Nap Bad]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Internet'); >>
[img[CellMessage1.jpg]]\n\nUnlocking the phone, you see you've got 2 text messages. A couple of your friends are meeting up for [[breakfast|Breakfast]] to arrange a party later and have invited you to join them.\n\nBut, you should really [[get to work|Walking]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Cell Phone'); >>
[img[Boss.jpg]]\n\nAs you continue working, your boss comes by with a stack of papers, and a look on his face like he's trying to find someone to file them. Sinking into your seat, you duck down behind your monitor and try to hide. But, all your co-workers around you have already gone out for lunch and you're the only one there.\n\nUnfortunately, he strolls right up to your desk and drops the pile in front of you explaining that they need to be [[sorted by the end of the day|Extra Work]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Lunch Inside'); >>
[img[PassedOut.jpg]]\n\nThe next day you wake up some time in the afternoon on the floor. There are a bunch of other people sprawled about the apartment as well amongst the trash and empty bottles.\n\nYou feel sick, and regret going to the party. You can't even fully remember what happened last night. As you lay on the floor looking up at the ceiling, too hung over to move, you try to think back on what you can recall.\n\nAll of the stupid and embarrassing things you did after drinking suddenly hit you. You feel even worse now.\n\nYou quickly gather your things and leave before anyone else gets up. On the way home, all you can think about is that everyone must think you're an idiot.\n\nYou don't even get out of bed for the first couple days after. And for the next week, you stay holed up in your house and don't talk to anyone. \n\n[[End|Negative End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Big Bad End'); >>
[img[Prep.jpg]]\n\nAt your friend's place, it's about time for the party to start. Everything's set up, and people are flooding in as someone starts the party music playlist. It's loud. [[Too loud|Outside]], but you try to ignore it for the moment. \n\nPeople have already begun separating themselves into groups and conversing. You figure you might as well try to blend in and [[grab a drink|Drink]].\n\nYou hardly recognize anyone, though, and it's [[a bit intimidating|Wallflower]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Big Party Night'); >>
[img[2pmClock.jpg]]\n\nYou wake up again, this time around 2:00 in the afternoon. While you would be glad to continue sleeping, you feel obligated to get up and do something. There's no point in going to work this late, though. Glancing at [[your phone|Missed Phone]], there are a significant number of missed calls and messages.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Late Wake Up'); >>
[img[OfficeWindow.jpg]]\n\nThe work day goes slow. You slowly chip away at your assignment and take frequent breaks to [[look outside|Leave]].\n\nIt's monotonous doing the same thing every week, though the pay is decent. You don't like the job, but you're somewhat content in [[dealing with it|Keep Working]] for now.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Work Day'); >>
[img[Drinks.jpg]]\n\nThe drink table is covered with various bottles of alcoholic beverages. You've never been big on drinking, so you don't really know what to pick. \n\nAs you stand there clearly looking a bit confused, one of your friends slides up and gives you a hard smack on the back. You can barely hear them, but you think they said something along the lines of commending you for "having some fun."\n\nThey pick out and hand you a [[beer|Drinking]], and move back into the mass of people who are now dancing.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Drink'); >>
You figure you'll give the party a shot. Who knows, it might turn out to be good, though you're still anxious at the thought of being around a bunch of people you don't know and probably won't like.\n\nWith that decided, you finish your lunch and head back to [[the office|Office]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Party After Work'); >>
You reply asking for details and get ready to head out. They tell you were they're meeting, and that it's going to [[start soon|Small Party Night]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Hangout Prep'); >>
[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nThe next morning you wake up to your alarm clock blaring again. You shut it off immediately, but take your time getting up.\n\nIn the end, whether or not you went to the party made no difference. As a matter of fact, it was more of a bother and a waste of time.\n\nYour phone has are several messages from your friends asking about why you left. You delete them. They wouldn't understand if you tried to explain it to them anyway.\n\nToday is just another day.\n\n[[End|Neutral End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Party Neutral End'); >>
You interject the story currently being told with a funny remark, and everyone laughs. It makes you feel a bit better about the situation, and you decide to make an effort to join in the conversation some more.\n\nThis makes them start to question you about how you're doing. It makes you pause for a second as you consider how to answer. You've been feeling a bit [[lonely and depressed|Honest]] with how your life is going lately, but you [[don't want to tell them|Lie]] that.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Talk'); >>
You opt for the small party. You're not great in social situations, let alone having to interact with a large group of people you don't know.\n\nThey arrange for the get together to be at their place later tonight and text some others to come. They've got most of the preparations under control, but you decide to [[hang out|Hang Out]] till the party and lend a hand anyway.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Small Party'); >>
[img[Bottle.jpg]]\n\nYou take a good look at the bottle, open it, and hold it up to your nose to smell. It's not something you're used to, nor do you find it pleasant. \n\nYou hesitate, then take a swig. It tastes as bad as it smelled, and you wonder how and why people would want to drink this stuff. Maybe it's something that gets better the [[more you have|More Drink]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Drinking'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Raining.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>You can't really say they're close friends. As a matter of fact, you don't talk to them too often aside from the occasional Facebook post.\n\nWhenever you're around them, you end up hanging back and having your jokes repeated by someone else because they didn't hear you.\n\nIt would take you two hours to get there, and another two back. Ultimately you would end up hardly spending any time there in order to catch the last train back.\n\n[[It's not worth your time. They're not worth your time.|Computer 2]]\n\nYou end up spending the rest of the day alone.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Ignore Friends'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[SmallParty.jpg]]\n\nFor the rest of the party, you and your friends play games and watch movies. You notice that they make a little extra effort to make sure they include you.\n\nBy the end of the night, you feel that your relationship with your friends has improved. Or perhaps, they always were good friends, but you just didn't see it.\n\n[[Next|Support End 2]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Support End'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\nThe next morning you wake up to your alarm clock blaring again. You stare up at the ceiling thinking about how, for the most part, you enjoyed the party last night.\n\nAt the same time, you feel sad that you're not very close to your friends, and meetings like that only happen once in a blue moon. It just reminds you of how lonely your current lifestyle makes you feel.\n\nAs usual, you take your time getting out of bed. Today's going to be just another normal day.\n\n[[End|Neutral End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Neutral Small Party End'); >>
[img[Doorway.jpg]]\n\nAs you try to calm down, you regret coming to the party. You knew this would happen, and consider [[leaving right now|Leave Now]]. No one would even notice.\n\nIf your friends found out though, they would probably yell at you for bailing on them. You're still very apprehensive about it, but maybe [[you should stay|Wallflower]] and give it a chance. After all, the party only just started.\n\nAs you stand there thinking to yourself, someone wobbles up to the door. They seem to already be a bit tipsy, and ask you what you're doing outside in a way where they don't expect a response. They tell you to relax and come back in and [[have a drink|Drink]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Thinking'); >>
[img[Desk2.jpg]]\n\nYou sit down at the computer and figure you'll spend the rest of the night on the internet and playing games. Though, you can't decide which game you want to play and end up looking through your library multiple times. \n\nPlaying video games was always something you enjoyed doing, but for some reason you just don't feel as enthusiastic about it anymore. Or anything else for that matter, and the realization makes you a little upset.\n\nYou end up spending the time blankly staring at your monitor, going between social media pages with no new notifications to your games library full of games you've yet to try, but don't feel like starting. You figure if you're just going to stare at the screen, you might as well put up some videos to help [[pass the time|Videos]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Computer 2'); >>
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[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nThe next morning you wake up to the sound of your alarm clock blaring again.\n\nStaring up at the ceiling, you realize today is another day that you're not prepared to deal with. However, you can take solace in the fact that you were able to make some new friends last night.\n\n[[End|Positive End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Big Good End'); >>
[img[Hang.jpg]]\n\nA few of your friends are chatting with each other on what they've been up to lately. No one has directly addressed you, so you're [[hanging back|Dont Talk]] listening to them.\n\nConversation isn't exactly one of your strengths, but you are quite good at quick [[witty remarks|Talk]], and one of your friends\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Catch Up'); >>
Thank you for playing!\n\nYou have finished the game with a negative ending.\n\nIf you would like to play again to try a different path, click the "Restart" button to the left.\n\nWant to check out the full soundtrack or see my other work? [[Click here|]], or on my name to the left, to go to my personal website.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Negative End'); >>
You're a bit late for work. Fortunately, your boss decides to ignore it since it seems some of your coworkers have been affected by the weather as well.\n\nYou take a moment to get situated at your desk. It's both a blessing and a curse that you've got a window, and today you can't help but [[stare out of it.|Work Day]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Work'); >>
You wake up a couple hours later to your phone going off. It's one of your friends calling you about [[a party|Big Party Night]] that's starting soon.\n\nYou figure that's what they were trying to text you about earlier, however, you've [[never been the type|Computer 2]] to enjoy parties.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Nap Bad Over'); >>
You tell them honestly how you're feeling. They clearly didn't expect it because they all seem a bit surprised and confused. It's become quiet and a little awkward, which makes you regret telling them and feel embarrassed.\n\nHowever, they turn out to be very understanding. Most of them even offer you [[some support|Support End]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Honest'); >>
It's a slow start, but you begin making a little progress. After a few hours, it feels like you're actually getting somewhere, and seems plausible that you might finish it one day.\n\nYou decide not to force it too much. You've made some headway on the project and that's good enough for today. Instead you post your progress on your social media networks for feedback, and the responses are [[mostly very positive|Confident]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Project'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>After a couple hours, you start to fall asleep in your chair. You figure you should just get back in bed, and do so.\n\nBefore falling asleep again, you realize that you've basically spent most of the day in bed at this point. It makes you feel terrible that you haven't done anything, but at the same time you don't really want to do anything.\n\nYou pull the sheets over yourself and close your eyes.\n\n[[Next|Sleep End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Videos'); >>
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[img[Games.jpg]]\n\nThere are various games set up, and some friends are debating between a few to play. You [[don't really care|Game Choice]] which one they choose, so you don't participate in the argument.\n\nThere's [[a movie|Movie]] playing in the background. It's terribly made and has horrible acting, but it does look mildly entertaining because of that.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Games'); >>
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Thank you for playing!\n\nYou finished the game with a positive ending.\n\nIf you would like to play again to try a different path, click the "Restart" button to the left.\n\nWant to check out the full soundtrack or see my other work? [[Click here|]], or on my name to the left, to go to my personal website.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Positive End'); >>
[img[BedRain.jpg]]\n\nYou look over to your window as the droplets roll down the glass. Leaning over to it, you can feel the cold seep in as your breath causes it to fog.\n\nThere are a few people walking around outside, which reminds you that you have to [[get to work|Walking]] soon. You've been late and have skipped many times before, and your boss probably won't put up with much more.\n\nBut it's so [[bothersome to commute|Back to Bed]] in the rain...\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Rainy Window'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Sidewalk.jpg]]\n\nFeeling ignored and bored with how the party is going, you decide to leave early. You say goodbye, but no one's paying attention and you just slip out the door.\n\nYou don't know why you even bothered going, it ended up being a waste of time.\n\nIt's still raining out, which makes your trip more arduous. By the time you get home, it's pretty late. You go straight to bed.\n\n[[Next|Leave Early 2]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Leave Early'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Raining.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Door.jpg]]\n\nIt's about time for the hang out, so you head over to your friend's place where everyone is going to meet.\n\nSeems that the gang's all here, and some people are starting to [[catch up|Catch Up]] with each other.\n\nThere are also [[some games|Games]] set up that they had planned for everyone to play.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Small Party Night'); >>
[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nThe next morning you wake up to your alarm clock blaring again. As you stare up at the ceiling, you wonder why your friends even called you yesterday. Can you really call them friends at this point though? Clearly they don't care about you, and you can't say you particularly enjoy their company.\n\nThinking about it is just making you feel more lonely and depressed. You don't feel like you have the energy to get up and deal with anything. So, you roll over and shut off the alarm clock, and try to go back to sleep.\n\n[[End|Negative End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Leave Early 2'); >>
[img[Chat.jpg]]\n\nMost of the day is spent following your friends around as they prepare and plan for the night. They make jokes at each other's expense, and you chime in with your own sarcasm every now and then.\n\nEventually, it's time for the [[get together|Small Party Night]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Hang Out'); >>
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[img[CellMessage1.jpg]]\n\nMost of the notifications are from your boss asking if you're running late and why. At the top of the list is an email from your boss with the subject of, "You're Fired". There are also a couple [[text messages from your friends|Friend Texts]].\n\nYou can't say you didn't expect it, but finding out you've lost your job has put you in a worse mood and you really don't feel like [[dealing with other people|Computer]] right now.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Missed Phone'); >>
You don't bother reading any more of the emails from work and delete the rest.\n\nThe messages from your friends are inviting you to [[a get together|Hangout Prep]] tonight. You figure some social interaction might be a good thing, but you stop to think for a while if it's [[even worth your time|Ignore Friends]] to go.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Friend Texts'); >>
[img[WalkOutside.jpg]]\n\nYou wash up and change, and head out the door. The rain has gotten a bit heavier since you got up.\n\nYou figure you can duck out of the rain by taking the subway, but it seems many other people had the same idea as you. Due to the weather and increased passenger volume, the trains are running slow, and you finally make it to [[your stop|Work]] much later than usual.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Walking'); >>
[img[HangBack.jpg]]\n\nYou decide to hang back and observe the room. You don't make it a point to introduce yourself to anyone, even though you overhear a couple conversations you might be [[interested in joining|Chat]].\n\nIt's going to take a bit of time to become comfortable enough to mingle with people you don't know.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Wallflower'); >>
You're not very optimistic about the party, but it does give you something to work towards at the end of the day.\n\nWithout spending a second more than you need to, you clock out, and are out the door by closing time. You should be able to [[make it to the party|Big Party Night]] just in time.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Office'); >>
You feel like you don't have the energy to deal with anything today. Why even bother getting up? Rolling back over, you cover your head with the sheets and [[try to sleep again|Late Wake Up]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Back to Bed'); >>
You feel a little more confident knowing people support what you're doing, though it's hard to come to terms with the idea that people really like your work.\n\nYou've always been told you have a lot of potential, but could never seem to meet expectations. Or rather, you haven't met what you think other people expect of you.\n\nThe day is isn't over yet, however, and your sleep schedule is completely irregular. So, you turn on some videos to watch for [[the rest of the night|Pass Out]] as you look through job postings and occasionally take breaks to play some video games.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Confident'); >>
[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nYou wake up to your alarm clock blaring again, and quickly shut it off. Almost getting up, you remember you got fired yesterday and lay back down. There's no reason to be up early, and you didn't sleep well last night.\n\nThinking about what you're going to do now that you don't have a job makes you feel anxious, and the idea of sleeping through another day appeals to you. At least, if you were asleep, you wouldn't have to deal with it.\n\nYou roll over. The feeling of pressure on your chest from laying on your stomach, and your blanket weighing down on you gives you a slight sense of comfort.\n\n[[End|Negative End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Sleep End'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Tv.jpg]]\n\nAs the work day comes to a close, you just barely finish the filing. Because of it, you barely got anything done on your original assignment, which makes your boss upset. Frustrated, you want to tell him it was his fault, but you can't.\n\nOn the way out, you check the messages on your phone to find that your friends have been trying to contact you to invite you to a party. While you might enjoy some company, you're far too exhausted from work to even consider it and end up going straight home.\n\nWhen you get home, you turn on the television, grab a drink, and eventually pass out on the couch.\n\n[[Next|Bad Work End 2]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Bad Work End'); >>
[img[Desk1.jpg]]\n\nYou tell them you can't make it today.\n\nAfter lunch, you go back to work and continue your assignment. It's boring as always, and your cubicle neighbor keeps complaining about how much extra work the boss gave him to do.\n\nBy the end of the day you have a headache and are tired, just like you thought you would be. You're glad to [[go home|Home Night]], but commuting makes you even more exhausted.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Work Tired'); >>
[img[SmallParty.jpg]]\n\nThey finally select a couple party video games everyone can join in on. You all end up playing for most of the night, and have fun with the added threat of bets and dares based on how well you play. Unfortunately, this involved you having to consume strange concoction of drinks and sauces.\n\nBy the end of the night, you return home feeling glad you decided to go to the party.\n\n[[Next|Neutral Small Party End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Game Choice'); >>
[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nYou wake up late again and take your time getting out of bed. Normally you wouldn't want to get out of bed at all, but you actually feel excited to continue working on your project today.\n\nGetting back on the computer, you find that you've got many more positive comments on it. When you open your email, you find you've even got a job offer because of it.\n\nYou feel a sense of joy that you could get a job doing something you like. Not to mention the relief that you don't have to worry about being fired from your last job.\n\n[[End|Positive End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Home End'); >>
[img[8amClock.jpg]]\n\nYou give the clock a hard smack to shut it off and unplug [[your cell phone|Cell Phone]]. You thought using your favorite music as the alarm would make getting up easier, but all it's done is made you start hating it by association.\n\nYou suppose you should get out of bed and [[get ready for work|Walking]]. You've been late and have skipped many times before, and your boss probably won't put up with much more.\n\nBut, [[going back to bed|Back to Bed]] would be so much easier...\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Night Stand'); >>
You quietly listen to them talk about themselves. No one ends up asking about you, and they move to start the [[games|Games]] that have been prepared.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Dont Talk'); >>
[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nThe next day, you wake up to your alarm clock blaring again. While staring up at the ceiling, you think about what you told your friends last night and still feel a bit embarrassed. \n\nWhile you don't want to burden them with your problems, knowing that they are there if you need them makes you feel better. Perhaps even enough to handle the day.\n\n[[End|Positive End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Support End 2'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Raining.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Desk2.jpg]]\n\nYou get on your computer instead. There's a project you've been working on, though you haven't felt motivated to continue it for a while. You figure you should at least [[open it up|Project]] and try to get something done. \n\nYou also open the [[internet|Internet]] to check your social media accounts and do a little browsing.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Computer'); >>
[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nThe next morning, you wake up to your alarm clock blaring again. You still find hard to get up in the morning. Grudgingly, you do so and shut it off. \n\nUnfortunately, today is another monotonous day of work. At least the rain has stopped.\n\n[[End|Neutral End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Work End'); >>
[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nAt some point during the night you moved to your bed, as you are woken up by your blaring alarm clock again. You went to sleep much earlier than usual, but you still feel tired. Staring up at the ceiling, the thought of returning to work again fills you with dread.\n\nThrough the course of a day, work went from just bearable to absolutely intolerable. You would like to roll over and go back to sleep, but you can't afford to lose this job right now.\n\nEventually you give in, get up, and head out to work. You feel like you don't have control of your life. You feel miserable.\n\n[[End|Negative End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Bad Work End 2'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Hang.jpg]]\n\nSoon enough, you over hear a couple people that are also staying away from the main crowd talking about a new game you like. You move over and introduce yourself, and they gladly welcome you to join in the conversation. \n\nThe three of you end up talking for the duration of the party, and you become friends with them.\n\nAt the end of the night, you return home feeling glad that you decided to go to the party. You may not have actually participated in it, but it still ended up being a positive experience for you.\n\n[[Next|Big Good End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Chat'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>Eventually you go to bed for the night. Or rather, morning, considering you went to bed when the sun was coming up. After all, it's not like you have a job to get to.\n\nDespite the complements you've received about your work, you still aren't completely sure about it. Either way, you figure you'll be working on it some more tomorrow.\n\n[[Next|Home End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Pass Out'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeinsound "Raining.mp3" >>\n<<endsilently>>[img[CeilingFan.jpg]]\n\nThe [[alarm clock|Night Stand]] blares and pulls you from sleep, though it's hard to tell if you ever really fell asleep. You squint at the ceiling fan, trying to get your hazy vision back in focus.\n\nThe sound of [[rain|Rainy Window]] can be heard from outside as you rub your eyes.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Wake Up'); >>
by: [[Dylan Wey|]]
[img[Breakfast.jpg]]\n\nYou decide to skip work and meet your friends. Your boss won't be happy about this, so you send him an email saying you're sick.\n\nThe coffee shop they wanted to meet is a few blocks away, and by the time you show up, they're already there waiting. The place is quite noisy and crowded, which makes you a little uncomfortable.\n\nSitting down with your friends, they begin discussing their plans for the party. One thinks it should be a [[small get together|Small Party]] with a few of your close friends. The other thinks they should have a [[big party|Big Party]] and let people invite everyone they know.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Breakfast'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Raining.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>You think the bigger party might be fun, even though you're not usually into that kind of thing. You figure you should give it a shot at least, who knows what could happen.\n\nYou spend the rest of the day helping prepare and set up for [[the party|Big Party Night]].\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Big Party'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[Subway2.jpg]]\n\nYou let out a sigh and begin walking to the train station, questioning why you even thought going to the party was a good idea.\n\nIt's not that late when you get home since you left very early. You decide to spend the rest of the night watching some television till you fall asleep to take your mind off the party.\n\n[[Next|Party Neutral End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Leave Now'); >>
Thank you for playing!\n\nYou have finished the game with a neutral ending.\n\nIf you would like to play again to try a different path, click the "Restart" button to the left.\n\nWant to check out the full soundtrack or see my other work? [[Click here|]], or on my name to the left, to go to my personal website.\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'Neutral End'); >>
<<silently>>\n<<fadeoutsound "Indecisive.mp3">>\n<<fadeinsound "End.mp3">>\n<<endsilently>>[img[PeerPressure.jpg]]\n\nYour friend comes back and pressures you to finish off the beer, and to have another. They assure you that it does in fact get better the more you have.\n\nAs much as you would like to protest, they are being very pushy. At the risk of being judged by people around you watching, you give in.\n\nFor the rest of the night, you completely give in to peer pressure and are just following along with what your friends say. You end up having a lot to drink and pass out in their apartment.\n\n[[Next|Big Bad End]]\n\n<<set ga('send', 'event', 'passage', 'loaded', 'More Drink'); >>