This is chapter 5 of my novel, Foreign. I release a new chapter every Friday.
“Sir, can I come in?”
“Certainly. Take a seat. What have you got for me?”
“Inoculation is complete.”
“None. Initial reports indicate a probability of success at 97.3%.”
“Anything else, sir?”
“No. That is all.”
“Thank you, sir. Good day.”
“One last thing.”
“Remember, no one knows about this.”
“Certainly, sir. Of course.”
-From the office of the Secadoma
Man! That was the strangest dream! It was so vivid. Where would I have even come up with something like that? I mean, big men in black suits? Torture? I must have been playing some strange video games before bed last night. What was I playing, anyway?
Wait, I wasn’t playing anything last night! I worked til midnight and then came home. But then what?
Mark sat up in the darkness. His torso burned with pain as he raised himself, gasping aloud from the feeling. To his bewilderment, his right arm found empty space where the lamp on his nightstand should have been.
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