Three Hours Later
Taylor growled as they entered the Agency.
It smelt wrong.
It smelt wrong, and there were bodies on the floor. Continue reading “61 – Discovery”
Ryan smiled as Vink’s warm hands slid onto his, and his smiled faded as he felt her trembling.
The Blank slid onto the lounge next to him, her form slipping back towards her natural state, details of her complexion slipping away, her eyes becoming even more prominent. Continue reading “56 – Code Shyla”
There was a crowd clustered around a small pond. Fairies and fae in fancy dress sat comfortably on the soft grass, on small chairs – or on friends for those who had come with nymphs – all watching the dance taking place in and on the water. Mermaids and water nymphs cavorted, water towering high into the air, forming shapes and tubes, suspending the mermaids ten feet or more off the ground, before bringing them back down.
Stef pulled on Curt’s arm and found a quiet spot off to the left, only noticed by a few people, all of which were courteous enough to keep their distance. They sat, and she removed her mask before leaning against him. Continue reading “50 – A Short Interlude”
[Come see me before the meeting?]
Stef put a hand out to stop Curt from opening the door to the conference room, turned her hand and grabbed his shirt, then shifted them both to Ryan’s office.
‘You rang?’ she said, giving a less-than-convincing impression of Lurch.
‘I just wanted to warn you,’ Ryan said as he rose from behind his desk, ‘and to ask your forgiveness.’ Continue reading “47 – Reputations”
Ryan flinched as Carol slapped him across the face.
‘We need to talk-‘ he started.
She hit him again, and again, and again. His cheeks stung as her hand turned red from the effort. He grabbed her hand as she curled it into a fist to hit him again.
She tried to yank her hand away. ‘Let me go!’ Continue reading “13 – Glittering Gold and the Wandering Lost”