Nothing better to do

As long as you're a grunt-worker and avoid being around when the under-jar slidey goo needs to be refilled.

Several paths and doors later
Ok, so just up ahead is one more door, and the guts to this whole contraption are behind there.
Awesome. Man, I'm surprised Mother Brain would even SHARE this type of information with you.
Pfft, you're kidding, right? I've been screwing around down here for god knows how long, I've searched every damned path to kill time. When she starts scheming and plotting, I just... y'know... wander off for a while, and leave her to come up with whatever stupid plan she comes up with.
So... WHY were you on her side?
Well, for one, I didn't particularly want to become under-jar slidey goo.
Oh yeah, lemme tell ya, that's a big part of being Mother Brain's minion.
Well... THAT'S a pretty terrib-
Wait, wait, wait, hold up a second. What?!?
Well, how often is she attacked? Aside from if she snaps and loses it, this is the easiest damn job ever! As long as you're a lowly enough minion.
I... can't really fault that. Too bad though, you're about to be out of the job.

Metroid, Samus, Kraid, and the rest of 'em are all property of Nintendo, who to my knowledge wouldn't do anything such as sue me or shut poor Planet Zebeth down, because they're so damn nice, and Metroid kicks ass : }
This particular comic strip was made solely by me, by that happy little program known as KolourPaint. Yes, the one that everyone runs in fear from. That's why the comic looks the way it does.