This is a transcript of the cutscene Student Teacher.
Location: Level U-2 Characters: Gentleman, Student, Child.
(Hiding in the background)
As I'm sure you're well aware, I installed an electromagnet into my top hat in order to draw in power cells.
Just say "batteries"...
Yet the outcome has been the inverse of my intent. Instead of the power cells being drawn in as they ought, I find myself moving towards them.
Might I have installed the electromagnet backwards?
(Trying not to laugh) Don't laugh. Don't laugh. Don't laugh.
That's does seem odd, doesn't it? But don't worry. Finding something unexpected is the first step!
Step two is coming up with a possible reason.
Pardon me, but step two of what exactly?
The scientific method, of course!
You should remember this from school.
Anyway! Why do you think the batteries pull you around?
Because as I said, the electromagnet may be facing in the wrong direction.
(Begins taking off backpack) Well ok, if you say so. Fortunately, it's easy to test.
Turn around, and turn on the magnet.
(Turns around) How exactly will-
(Reaches in her backpack) Hold on a second, I need to grab a battery.
(Holds up the battery) Got it!
(Throws the battery and falls to the ground)
The Power cell floats in the middle of the tunnel
(Flies toward the battery and off the screen)
(Puts backpack back on)
(Reappears at the beginning of the tunnel)
(Turns around to see the results of the test)
(Walks closer to the Student) Of all the- I am astounded that you would abuse my trust in this manner!
I demand that you consult with me before performing any such action!
Oh, sorry. I thought you realized.
Anyway, that was a good test! What did we learn?
That you are not to be trusted!
That you consider me a grade-school child.
I'm asking if electromagnets work in all directions.
I suppose one could say that.
Oh, and did you notice the delay?
I said "Got it" when I tossed the battery, but it took a few seconds to start pulling.
How about the way the battery slowed suddenly, just before the magnet turned on? No, wait, you'd have to have been looking. Let's do it again with you watching!
(Turns away) I have had enough of this. If you cannot provide a solution, I shall take my leave.
(Walks away) I will retain this power cell as compensation for your insult.
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