Hi guys! I don’t want to give too much away on this story, so I’ll just say it was inspired by something I saw that made me think that some people are so gifted, it’s impossible for me not to think they somehow touch something divine. Let’s get right to it!
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“The Last One”
Written and narrated by Rob Dircks
“House is secure. Transport ready to move out.”
The radio crackles. “Hold position. Swarm is on the move. Sending in remotes. Wait for all clear.”
I pull the helmet off my coversuit, look down, and frown.
This is ridiculous.
She’s a kid, eleven or twelve max, though no one could ever be a hundred percent certain anymore, with all the records gone. There are still lots of other people I can take care of in this shitstorm, people who can contribute, not hang around my neck like an anchor. They send me to grab her? She’s an anchor.
“What’s your name, kid?”
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