‘It seems we’re not alone, Agent.’
Ryan pulled himself out of his HUD, focused on Reynolds, then immediately began to look for signs of danger. There were no alarms – either within or without his HUD, automatic Agency defences had kicked in, everything was normal, so far as he could tell.
‘Sir?’ he asked as he stood. He pinged his weapon to ensure that it was there, and that he had spare ammunition, and quickly transferred all emergency protocols to his local storage, in case they were cut off from system access. Continue reading “18 – New Arrival”
‘Sir, if you don’t want to talk, you don’t have to.’
Ryan let out a long breath. ‘Actually, I would find it a relief, Death has been the only one I have been able to converse with-’
This seemed to shock Jones. ‘Sir, that isn’t a statement that many could say so lightly.’ Continue reading “17 – (Un)Expected”
Curt stopped walking as his headset made the tone indicating he had a new email – his Agency phone buzzed a moment later confirming this.
He took a quick left, and walked to the hall that overlooked the street – the wall beneath each window was shaped in such a way to allow a person to sit – or two recruits if they didn’t mind being close.
Magnolia forced herself to think. This was a simple exercise. A daily exercise.
It was being done out of sequence. It was a warm up activity. Something to be done before Taylor inevitably got shirtless. Continue reading “14 – The Beauty and the Bastard”
Jane shivered slightly as the cool wind whipped around her exposed shoulders.
The sleeveless training top wouldn’t have been the best choice, given the weather, but she barely felt the cold. A quick choice in her HUD would have allowed her to ignore it altogether, but she enjoyed the crisp feeling across her skin.
It was a short jump, but she hesitated every time. Continue reading “11 – The Beginning of Many Things”