Each of us arrived separately and as stealthily as possible at different times. Our identities all hidden by masks and hoods, we met like a secret society. The Fusion night club was was empty and in the middle of renovations. It was like a hollow shell filled with nothing but black and dark red shadows. The dim light flickered sinisterly over our figures as an overhead fan circulated the air. We stood there facing each other in silence before I raised the device to scramble …Continue
[Several weeks prior...]
I had almost forgotten how comforting the shadows had been after being in the spotlight for so long. They asked me to show myself in person as a token of our covenant. I would level myself with the lowest of the low. Prostrate myself before the discarded and unsavory. These people that had once been my enemy.
I had sent in Markham to make the initial connection for me…Continue
I was on my way back across the city from west, weaving in and out of crowds of people in my death shroud. It was interesting to walk among the civilians of the city as an nobody. A man brushed into me rather rudely in a drunken stupor, spitting out a mouthful of cusses for me to watch where I was going even though he staggered right into me. I humbly kept my head bowed low beneath the shadows of my cowl. Somehow I wasn't angry... it was refreshing. There was an old man who…Continue
The shadows of the dimly lit streets shifted as she emerged from them like a specter. The cloaked figure stopped in front of the cheerful looking shop that was a stark contrast to the grim surroundings of the West Sector. A wiry looking android assistant manned the shop while Sayer was relieved for a break on his shift.
The large doe eyes of the synthetic woman focused on the unknown figure and greeted her, "Good Morning, Welcome to Gaia! How may I assist…Continue