I just bought Half Life 2, but have never played the original. I was wondering if anyone on here could offer me a recap of the story thus far. I'm particularly interested in any plot twists, and any background information on characters that return in the sequel. Thanks a ton. If anyone knows of a site that's already covered this, please link me. That works too. And for anyone who views this as blasphemy, don't worry. I bought the silver package, so I'll play Half Life Source once I'm done with 2.