Stories tagged “NEXT BREED OF THEIF”

  • Never Leave A Good Coat Behind

    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
  • An Introspective Pause

    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
  • Undelete

    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
  • Rudy

    The alley wasn't completely dark behind the Chinese Restaurant where a brick wall faced me. Rudy.

    I began the translation program.

    "Hello, Rudy."

    "Bonsoir, Elsha"

    "Please let me in. S'il vous plaît laissez-moi entrer."

    "Mot de passe?"

    "I don't have a pa…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Classified

    "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
  • We Are The Good Guys

    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.

    "Gerroff me!"

    "Acrylic. Look at me!" I got right in his…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • No Time for Tears

    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