As she glanced down at the goggles in her grasp, she caught her reflection in the lens, and gave pause.

“Either my magic is malfunctioning, or an apocalyptic event’s just happened right under our noses…” She tucked her glass pen back behind her ear. “And we both know which of the two is more likely…don’t we, Bradley?”

Bradley--assistant golem to Dr. Lyra Thorncroft, EoA--stared ahead, unmoving, in what the scientist knew deep down was wholehearted agreement.

She dropped the pile of gadgetry into his arms before balancing her glasses on his face.

“Watch your language, mister.”

Chapter 0, Page 5

 28th Oct 2020

Bradley makes a great listener, even if he doesn't have ears.