"He woke up early in the morning and before anything else walked over to the screen on the far wall, palming it open with a tired and noncommittal wave. He moved his open hand over the sense pads arranged at an angle inside, left to right, until one toned in recognition. The third pad; that meant he was at least the third person in the envoy – probably there were four – and that Minola Stavera was here before him. He was never going to get that promotion at this rate…"
My new short story for Elephant Words went up today. It’s called Adverterror and it’s based on the image below. You can read the full story (<910 words) HERE.