When we cursed the heavens and asked tearfully why our beloved labradoodle, Cagney, had to die in a horrific snow plow accident, leaving behind her best friend (our maltipoo Lacey), the only answer we received was the stony ambivalence of a silent autumnal sky.
When we cursed Valve and asked tearfully why our beloved Companion Cube had to die by our own hands, Portal'
s writers calmly explained to Gamasutra
that it was to develop a stronger bond with the Cube and teach the mechanics of the incinerator.
See how it's done, God? Was that so difficult?