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Tuesday, April 28

Angular Gods: Part 5 – Hail to the Chief

Centurion Computer System’s new headquarters sat on flat, empty fields in Partridgeville, which in turn were surrounded by an electric fence that stretched all around the complex except across the main gate. There was a medium-sized sign with “CCS Ltd-MAIN COMPLEX” written on it and a gatehouse. The entire area around CCS seemed empty and lifeless, a feeling enhanced by the way hardly anyone seemed to come and go from the building.

Walter Morrow leaned out his Honda Civic window to greet one of the guards.

“Sir!” said one of the two guards, surprised to see him. “We haven’t seen you in so long.”

Morrow smiled and slid his badge along the scanner. “I’m coming with a few guests. Do you mind clearing them?”

The sensor flashed green.

“Not at all sir,” said the guard. He waved to the other guard and the gate opened.

Jim-Bean, disguised as Morrow, grinned at Guppy. “And that’s how we kick it old school.” [MORE]


posted by Michael Tresca at 6:50 AM

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