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Aftermath

The rebel activity virtually stopped along the pipeline. During a joint investigation with a senate intelligence committee, in a closed door hearing, Tim learned that the clandestine funding for the rebels had evaporated. Ned later learned that the VIPs had … Continue reading

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The Courier 09

Franklin waited with a blank face until the man was out of earshot. “Bess, what are their flight plans for the rest of their day?” She responded with a list that included the location of a key field commander who … Continue reading

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The Courier 08

Nothing could have prepared Franklin for what happened. It was surreal. The man seemed to have no trouble visually identifying Franklin’s location. The average human would have had trouble differentiating between the camouflage and the surrounding rocks. However, Franklin had … Continue reading

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The Courier 07

Barry had troubled dreams of earth turned into a gray, smoking landscape of craters, devoid of life. While it filled him with a resolve to act, he couldn’t find anything he might do that satisfied that inner demand. Maybe it … Continue reading

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The Courier 06

Barry had delightful stay with Franklin. It was the first time he had met someone face-to-face who understood his connection to nature. Franklin wasn’t so intense as Barry, but sensed the same things on a lesser scale. They chatted about … Continue reading

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The Courier 05

“Yessss!” It included a positive recommendation for Barry from his elder. He quickly ordered a duplicate of Franklin’s phone and requested a slightly different AI profile, something matching Barry’s age and background. This time they found an even faster courier … Continue reading

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The Courier 04

Franklin took the disk; Barry’s job was done. He could stay here for the night and return to base tomorrow. Still, Franklin invited him to follow. He said something to one of the maintenance techs, then ducked into a smaller … Continue reading

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