Eric stood, rooted to the floor as they stared at each other.
Suddenly, Eric realized that the "Creeper" was actually just a poster that he had forgotten about.
He laughed at himself for actually thinking it was real. As he walked back up the stairs into the kitchen, he glanced back at the poster, feeling a bit uneasy.
He went back to his desktop to see if the power had returned. It hadn't, but Eric pushed the power button anyway.
To his complete astonishment, the monitor turned on! Instead of the login screen, however, the face of Herobrine stared at him through the glass, causing Eric to jump back from his chair.
He shook his head and looked again in utter disbelief. "No. No, no, no, no, no..." he muttered to himself. "This can't be good...