“You look like you’ve been run over by a lorry, chief, no offence,” comments Bice Chen with her strong Tuscan accent.
“My name Nagaon—my name, my village before.”
Ah, same as me then—and same as Guildmaster Dhaka too, since he was named after his vanished city…
My points total is now over one hundred, so the app is automatically flashing ‘New reward unlocked! Open now?’ I glance at the time.
I tapped the last of the mud from the drone and set it loose so it could zoom back to its charging station. We headed toward the pods.
Their voices rose and faded as they reviewed and discussed the enormous fragmented mechanical skeleton spread across the tables.
They wrote of eggs of all kinds and all colors and all sizes. Eggs with the image of telling love stories on a summer moonlit night…
He picked up one of the hundred seed plugs and mimed licking it. The plugs of dirt and seeds did resemble black ice cream cones…
…we will dive the waters covering the Lost World of Disney, a place people went to give their children synthetic fun and for the parents to stand in long lines assessing potential couplings with others in the same line.
Sometimes it was easier to know a person from their allotment than from their appearance, she considered.
But this day, Dona Gardênia’s gaze was nowhere in particular. First she dropped her pole, and then she fainted.