Orpheus was well versed in Vortex
physics, but he had never traveled through one this way. One second he
was being pushed into a device on a strange station, the next there were
colors swirling before him. Not long after, the fog cleared and he saw the road rise to meet him as he was dumped into the streets of New Babbage.
Orpheus stood up, brushed himself off, and looked around. Somehow, he knew that he was outside the New Babbage annex of the Miskatonic University. How he knew this he didn’t know, since he had never seen it. As he gathered his bearings, he noticed something else, something that made him feel at home. A big blue box stood on the sidewalk in front of the university, and had obviously been there for a while, judging by the number of flyers that had been attached to its walls.
[img_assist|nid=3560|title=|desc=|link=popup|align=left|width=640|height=330]He opened the doors, expecting to see a console room, but instead he saw only the interior of a police box. As he stood there, confused, the back wall began to shimmer as the interior and exterior once again were linked. Orpheus stepped inside and began to look at what repairs needed to be done, unaware of the creature hiding in the Zero Room upstairs.