Cradling the device to her chest, she snapped a suspicious gaze towards the door, straining her ears for any signs of over-curious passersby.

She waited several moments to decide if she was safe, before redirecting her attention to the small, still-sounding machine in her hands.

“…that can’t be right.”

Chapter 0, Page 2

 21st Oct 2020

The office door reads:

Dr. Lyra A. Thorncroft, EoA
Chief Research Officer
Environmental Services Agency