$player_name! You are stuck in a room with two doors one to your left and one to your right and in the room is nothing but a large red button.
Do you [[not press the button->Do not press the button]]?
[[PRESS IT->Death 1]]?You decide not to press the button but be honest. You DO want to press it.
[[NO! wait->Urge 1]]
[[press it->Death 2]]
Seriously $player_name do you even want to discover the many secrets in this button? I mean look at it it's so red and shiny so secretive?!
*(Use the arrow at the left to go back and make another choice.)*
The world explodes from a mysterious source!
(display: "The End")
You stare longingly at the button and your fingers twitch slightly
[[CONTROL YOURSELF->Urge 3]], or [[just do it->Death 3]]?The longer you resist the more you NEED to press it
[[press the button->ending 2]]
[[wait longer->Urge 2]]There is a giant flood and the city is destroyed!
(display: "The End")It's too much you start rapidly pressing the button and another button appears to your right.
[[press that button->Alien]]
[[wait for all eternity->Alien 2]]A plane flys by and bombs the city!
(display: "The End")There is a loud rumble from below! EARTHQUAKE!
(display: "The End")You press the button and you feel it sink down, you quickly remove your finger from where the button was and an alien appears!
[[hit it->Hitting the alien]]
[[run->Another room]]There is no way you CANNOT press that button what are you you even thinking i mean come on its so red shiny and mysterious. a wise man once said JUST DO IT.
It gets mad at you and bursts into something like tears?
[[kill it->Alien death]]You apologise to the alien and it stops crying and looks at you gratefully then it disappears into the hole where the button was once more.
[[repress the button->Press the button for yet another time]]
[[leave->leave]]you hit it some more and it gets madder and madder with every blow. It grows redder and redder until it bursts and it kills you.
you horrible person
(display: "The End")the doors to your left and right open witch way do you go?
[[right->Right door]]there is nothing you turn to go back but the door is gone you are stuck in this empty void...
(display: "The End")you are free you made it! you walk home happily and you hear a weird noise coming from the street drains - it's the alien!!!
[[befriend it->befriending alien Ending 1]]
[[leave it->Leaving alien Ending 2]]
[[capture and sell it->Alien sold Ending 3]]you pet it, the alien seems happy with this and joins you! you are now friends!
(display: "The End")you walk away from the alien it looks sad but you ignore it and continue to walk home. you turn into your house, but when you get there the alien is waiting and it's mad it seems to be growing bigger and redder. you try to run but it's too late the alien explodes and the city is destroyed.....
(display: "The End")you pick up the alien and take it to the government and they give you a handsome reward - you're rich now! and you become a famous scientist researching the alien!
after a few years the alien escapes... But the world has been revolutionised by your inventions
(display: "The End")this room is covered in posters of terrible things: the world exploding, a giant flood, a plane dropping bombs, an earthquake, something red bursting...
there is also a button in the middle of the room
[[press it->Press the button for yet another time]]
[[run back to the other room->Alien return]]the alien is just sitting there
[[hit it->Hitting the alien]]
[[run->Another room]]**THE END**
*Thanks for playing "THE BUTTON" by Htet Htet!*
*You can play it again if you like by [[going back to the start->The Beginning]]. Or use the arrow to the left of the text above to go back and try another choice.*
*You might also want to go back to the <a href="http://100storybuilding.org.au/twine-stories/">Twine page at the 100 Story Building web site</a>.*(set: $player_name to (prompt: "What is your name?"))
Okay, your name is $player_name! We'll use that throughout the story.