See below for a brief summary of previous chapters. Click the title link to read.
1// Merging – The Scientist commutes to work after the holidays, reflecting on the passage of time, the (lack of) driving skills of others, and the nature of “The Dance.”
2// Boxes – The Scientist is slightly annoyed by commercial packaging, all while dreading the tasks of the morning. Or MOST of them.
3// Highways – Two new characters make their first appearance, in a different place, and, possibly even, a different time. A local journey stirs up a bitter pining for the past, further fueling a mission to preserve a family’s legacy.
4// Greetings – The Scientist reflects on the peculiar nature of inter-office communication.
5// Locations – The Scientist reaches out to customer service.
6// Grudges – A Scientist from a different time wrestles with a perceived slight.
7// Concealment – The Scientist ponders the hiding of weapons
8// Survival – The Scientist’s brief surge of domestic pride is quickly brought to check
9// Niceties – The Scientist wonders at the nature of workplace interaction.
10// Derby – The Scientist deals with the most human of frustrations – event traffic.
11// HOA – An excerpt from a Newsletter from the “future.”
12// Futures – Characters from the Scientist’s past make another appearance, as their story, and his, continues.
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