Archive for December, 2010

December 19, 2010

Crossing

A science fiction story, for once.

Garmin was annoyed that the cameras and biosensors at road’s edge had not detected the woman. He had them installed to prevent such intrusions.

No doubt she wanted something. Her clothes marked her as lower-class, most likely an hourly-wager. She must have taken the bus out from the city. She was not quite stout, not quite slender. If nothing else, the woman had presence, thought Garmin. Gravity.

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