XV

Simultaneous shots rang out from the gunmetal forged in The Mole and Naomi’s hands as they stepped out of the floating car. The two Sentinels dropped where they stood at the front of The Millionth Street Tower. Crowds of people fled the sidewalks as the echo bounced off the walls of the city. Dempsey tookContinue reading “XV”

XIV

The room was soft and the walls were made of cushion. Any sound that was made was immediately stamped out by the jagged edges of foam jutting out from the walls. It occurred to Isaac that he was now probably in some sort of recording studio. The very one where The Crest made spoke toContinue reading “XIV”

XIII

“What the fuck is he doing?!” Naomi watched the TV as Isaac’s words left the speakers. “What the fuck. My guy said he picked him up, but I didn’t think this. What the fuck are we gonna do now?” The Mole said. “We’ve got to put a stop to this shit. I’m tired of losingContinue reading “XIII”

XII

Isaac slid down the slick leather of the stranger’s craft. The kind that creaks and squeals any time a movement is made. It was like climbing into the cockpit of a hovering prism, both in the architecture and the interior rainbow of lights. Isaac had never seen anything so spectacular. It was as if theContinue reading “XII”

XI

The smog had clashed with the rain clouds that covered The Byways that night. The combination created a downfall of liquid soot that made one look like they were cave dwellers. Globs of black paste dripped off of the tin roofs like stalactites. The soot from the black rain was washed away in the nextContinue reading “XI”

X

United News February 6, 2161 The Upper Echelon announced today one of its policies to combat the overpopulation of Earth. This policy, called Family Planning, intends to limit the amount of offspring a family has while also supplying donors for the roll-out of Double I factories. According to sources, every fifteen years, families will beContinue reading “X”

IX

Immortality Awaits! March, 2158 After nearly seven long years, scientists have seemed to unlock a potential gateway to everlasting life! In a process now being called Intravenous Incubation, or Double I, scientists were able to more than triple the lifespan of a rat. Double I essentially refurbishes the bloodstream, lightening the workload of the heartContinue reading “IX”

VII

United News August 14, 2151 The Upper Echelon is said to have approved a series of experiments on rats today. What the experiments will consist of has not been released to the public, but theories are already circulating throughout The Districts. These theories include various speculations such as a renewable energy source, and a cureContinue reading “VII”

VI

United News May 3rd, 2143 “In approximately 7 years, scientists predict the planet’s population will grow past what the Earth as a planet can sustain. Major world organizations, including The Upper Echelon, are said to be meeting later this week to discuss potential policy changes and contingency plans for the possibility of disaster. One manContinue reading “VI”

V

“How’s he doing?” The woman asked. “Still asleep.” The man examined Crop’s vitals. “His body must be exhausted from the bad transfusion.” “Exhausted, but recovering. I spent most of the night just ridding his body of the blood,” The man said as he motioned to stacks of blood bags. “Who would do this to someone?”Continue reading “V”