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Monday, June 8

Dead Letter: Part 8 – Little Fish in a Big Pond

Guppy stealthy made his way to the front gate. He had hacked the security camera with his cistron to provide a repeating feed. The only thing he had to worry about was the guards, and there was a window of a minute where the gate wasn’t covered. It was all going according to plan…

Until Guppy tripped. He rolled, tumbling out of control, past the olive trees and landed flat on his back in the road.

“Ow,” said Guppy without thinking.

One of the guards peered down at him. “Hey!”

Guppy looked up. He was a dead man.

Then the guard jerked as he was struck in the back of the head. He fell over on top of Guppy.

“Oof!” shouted Guppy.

The others joined him.

“What happened?!” asked Fiona, helping him to his feet.

“I fell,” said Guppy. He looked down. “Then he did.”

“Yeah, about that,” said Jim-Bean, rubbing the back of his neck. “I have some compatriots helping us out. Native Americans, actually.”

“Whoever they are, they’re crack shots!” said Keith, peering into the darkness. [MORE]


posted by Michael Tresca at 6:37 AM

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