Posted by Crewman Joe Black (Dentist) in Main sim - Holodeck: The madhouse of the Jasperwock
Posted by Ensign Jasper Jarvis (Cardiology and Surgery) in Main sim - Holodeck: The madhouse of the Jasperwock
At that moment, over the general address system the cheery computer voice announced =/\= Attention Code Orange. Repeat, Code Orange. All emergency personnel are required to respond to their duty stations for briefing.=/\=
Joe Black lay in his cell and cocked his head at the noise. Was it an alert somewhere outside of the holodeck he could hear? He wasn’t sure. Again he tried to call for some help. He restraints preventing him from moving far. He somehow managed to tangle himself up more OH BOTHER…
On the top floor of the large facility, in an office similar to that of a fictional nuclear power plant owner from yesteryear, the Jasperwock stood and stared out of the giant window. At the bottom of a long drive lined with trees, were the doors to the holodeck.
“We need to do something with our inmates,” one voice said inside his mind.
“Yes,” another agreed. “What’s the point of having them if we don’t make proper use of them.”
“Yes. We need to begin treatment right away. It’s all for their own good.”
The Jasperwock thought about this for a moment, before spotting a flaw in the argument, “what about our skeletal friend? We don’t even know what he is. How can we treat that which we know so little about?”
“Isn’t that obvious…” the first voice began.
”…we examine and if needs be, dissect him,” the second finished.
“Yes,” the Jasperwock agreed with this assessment of the situation. Striding across his office, he entered an old mechanical elevator; hidden behind a bookcase and began turning the handle. The old machinery creaked and wailed as it was forcible called into use and the elevator juddered as it slowly descended to the ground floor. Stepping out, he crossed the dimly lit entrance hall. “You two,” he snapped at a pair of large men dressed in the white uniform of orderlies, “come with me.”
The sound of helpless moans and insane screams was music to the Jasperwock’s ears as he strode through the facility and down to the holding cells. Along the way, he had his two goons, affectionately named Orderdum and Orderdee, grab an old, spindly gurney, with a scratched cream leather surface and well-worn brown restraints. It screeched horridly as it trundled along, the sound adding to the ambience. When they reached the cell containing the skeletal being, Orderdum turned the old-fashioned bolt lock, which creaked loudly and the door to the cream coloured padded cell opened.
“And how are we feeling, Dr Black?” the Jasperwock asked in his nasally tone, the dim light from the flickering bulb glinting macabrely off his thin, round spectacles.
Joe Black tried to turn in his tangle towards the familiar voice. DOCTOR JARVIS? I APPEAR TO HAVE GOTTEN MYSELF QUITE STUCK. PERHAPS, IF YOU WOULDN’T MIND ASSISTING ME DEAR FELLOW. he said unaware of his hosts madness.
Pilar heard Jasperwock coming down to Black’s cell “What is our next step Doctor?” She asked completely ignoring Black’s request for assistance.
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