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"And what of the immortal soul in such transactions? Can this machine transmit and reattach it as well? Or is it lost forever, leaving a soulless body to wander the world in despair?"—Sister Miriam Godwinson, "We Must Dissent," Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
"The first living thing to go through the device was a small white rat. I still have him, in fact. As you can see, the damage was not so great as they say."—Academician Prokhor Zakharov, "See How They Run," Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
I teleported home one nightAnd I got Sidney's leg.
With Ron and Sid and Meg.
Ron stole Meggie's heart away
"Alright, we're working on a little teleportation experiment. Now this doesn't work with all skin types, so try to remember which skin is yours, and if it doesn't teleport along with you, we'll do what we can to sew you right back into it."—Cave Johnson, CEO of Aperture Science, Portal 2
Miller: Weir?Dr. Weir: You know nothing. Hell is only a word. The reality is much, much worse.
Dr. Weir: [laughing] The ship brought me back. I told you she won't let me leave - she won't let anyone leave. Did you really think you could destroy this ship? She's defied space and time. She's been to a place you couldn't possibly imagine. And now... it is time to go back.
Miller: [sounding bored] I know. To hell.
Singing,I'd rather stay at home.
Take me apart, take me apart,
What a way to roam
And if you have to take me apart to get me there