Stories tagged “NEXT BREED OF THEIF”
Despite the term safety, safety glass still stings when shards of it hit you. I wished I had my duster to protect me, but it was in a crate labeled with my name and new inmate number. Before the last bits had rained down on the floor, a familiar voice boo…Posted 5 years ago
You don't run from police, not even drones. They also do a comprehensive body scan, so I had no choice but to stash the chip with Acrylic's memory. Faking tying my shoe, I furiously dug a little hole with the key and buried both in the sandy soil beside t…Posted 5 years ago
The key was engraved with MEMENTO.
"Undelete. What could he mean by that?" I asked the room in general. Hard Drive, looking depressed, did not answer. He was waiting for confirmation that Scroll and Locke were in fact compromised in our last mission. He'd…Posted 5 years ago
The alley wasn't completely dark behind the Chinese Restaurant where a brick wall faced me. Rudy.
I began the translation program.
"Please let me in. S'il vous plaît laissez-moi entrer."
"Mot de passe?"
"I don't have a pa…Posted 5 years ago
"Fetus said we could reboot his memories," I said sadly staring off in the direction of her body.
"If we can find his backups!" C:\ declared.
"I've never been to Acrylic's hideout," Hard Drive confessed.
"I have." I said quietly.
"Good! Start there!" C:\ …Posted 5 years ago
Hard Drive jumped in the backseat and positioned Acrylic in a wrap hold. "Okay, wake him."
I kicked him in the heel again and after a whine and a moan, his eyes fluttered open and he began to squirm.
"Acrylic. Look at me!" I got right in his…Posted 5 years ago
Hard Drive's sobs racked his body as he buried his head in his arms beside the still, milky white form of Fetus on the table.
I fumbled with the small cylinders I'd removed from her body without even pausing to consider how they were a part of her. I kne…Posted 5 years ago