It never failed to impress Stef how much of a difference half an hour could make. Five minutes in a tank of blue to get the major damage dealt with, so that Jonesy only had to do the finicky bits.
Stormy Note: So I’m going to go through the scratch I have for IOI, and upload the pieces that are closest to being done – it won’t make it a proper and full book, but it’s something while this hiatus is going on. Note for this chapter: Once they got the kid back to the Agency, […]
The coffee shop was small, and as far as Stef could tell, entirely human. ‘The medical is almost finished,’ she said, reading the update stream in her HUD. ‘Jonesy has booked the Tech conference room to go over what we know, and discuss next steps.’ Ryan lifted his coffee. ‘We can head back whenever you […]
Stef had her nose pushed to the window of the observation window that looked down on the surgical suite – though no surgery was taking place. Below, Ryan observed as he walked around the curved path towards his daughter, the Parkers were going through a complete medical workup with Austin Reilly. In other parts of […]
Ryan was careful to ignore the looks of some of his recruits as the pirate followed him back to his office. The stares weren’t impolite, just…incredulous. The sight was strange, to be sure, but in the Agency, strange sights were to be expected. Hook, for his part, said nothing to exacerbate the situation – he […]
Ryan looked to his office door. There had been a knock. His HUD told him it was Stef outside – and she had knocked, instead of shifting in – a sign to be a little worried for her. She went through strange cycles of this – on good days, she would shift straight in, on […]
Stef shuffled nervously back and forth across the Hyde lobby. Ryan had told her when he would be shifting in, and even worldwide shifting didn’t take more than a few seconds, but it had felt nice to be early. It gave her the appearance of being organised – even if he loved her for who […]