Curious, he lifted binoculars to see whether or not she was topless. Almost, but not quite. But in that top, the slightest breeze is all it would take. Maybe even a breath. The vision flickered. Mirage. Silently he cursed and settled back under the shelter in the stagnant heat.
As soon as the hologram transmitter turned off, she leaped from its platform. The artistic sentry assignment, being visible as a form of art to those in the city with enough wealth to access windows, was driving her to drink. It was another promising technology desecrated by their imbecilic leaders costing rather than benefiting her and her fellow plebs.
The true cost would make itself known in a week's time with the gravely spoken words, "Gotcha."
Thanks so much, Bettie Zyx for an excellent short. It continues to amaze me how many unique ways authors can find to interpret the same image. Just awesome! :D
The publication will be a full color 8 x 10 hardback book, signed by me, the artist; perfect for the coffee or end table.
Read all about it here.
Onto wrapping up the next book
Until next time ...
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