"I'm sorry," Francis sat down and folded his arms, "repeat this for me so I can understand this fully. You got kidnapped by some random secret organisation which wants you to find some notes your great-great-something-ridiculous grandfather made about the Source. The actual flipping Source! Which they also have locked up in their basement, apparently." … Continue reading Part 35 – Blowing Up Stuff.
Henry Blake stared into the darkness of the alley, squinting to make out any sign of movement. He turned back to a scared looking young police officer who stood next to him. The lad was young, barely out of basic training. Blake sighed to himself, he wished the Department was better funded sometimes. If he … Continue reading Part 34 – The Questing Beast.
"You know we should make this a more regular thing," Adelaide said as Agent Price pulled off her blindfold, "you already kidnap me at least once a month, why not once a week? Because, you know, I've got loads and loads of time to listen to you berate me about how bad my team is … Continue reading Part 33 – I’m Your Boss Now.
Lydia woke up to the sound of someone knocking at the door downstairs. Knocking was probably an understatement actually. It sounded like whoever it was wanted to batter the door down. Lydia froze. She was good at freezing, and remained perfectly still for a number of seconds. "Lydia!" Called her dad from her parents bedroom, … Continue reading Part 32 – Metal Lizard Powers.
Amadeus waited outside the office impatiently, drumming his fingers on his knees. The door in front of him opened slowly and Agent Price beckoned him in. "What the hell's even going on in there?" Amadeus growled, "I was told to come up here hours ago and I've been waiting all that time." "Yes," Price shrugged apologetically, "well, … Continue reading Part 31 – Conspiracy.
“You’re right,” Adelaide said as they stepped out of the restaurant into the chilly outside, “I don’t believe you.” “You are aware that was the fourth or fifth time you’ve said that?” Amadeus’ breath misted the air. It had grown dark since they’d entered the restaurant. It had only been for lunch, but Adelaide had … Continue reading Part 30 – Knight Takes King.
"I cannot believe you asked me on a date!" "It's not a date," Amadeus replied calmly, looking at her over his menu, "like I said, I just want to talk." "Yeah, while on a date," Adelaide rolled her eyes, "I trusted you, you know. I genuinely trusted you. I didn't think for a moment that you would betray me … Continue reading Part 29 – Definitely Not a Date.