It was cold to the touch, very cold. Suddenly I found myself struck with a sensation, not entirely unlike a brain-freeze, shooting up my arm. I glanced around the room and, to my horror, saw what appeared to be a creeping frost encase the world … Continue reading Hubris McLeod – Part 5
It took me longer than I'd expected to get back to Carly's house, not least because I tripped into a puddle on the way there. When I did finally squish my way up to her front door I was surprised to find it wide open. … Continue reading Hubris McLeod – Part 4
I'd stumbled upon the NBUO quite early on in my career as a civil servant. I spent years checking a continuous stream of expense reports from numerous minor departments, and the only ones that stood out were those filed by NBUO. Their expenses were uniquely … Continue reading Hubris McLeod – Part 3
Ironically it was a second punch that woke me up. Carly had found me slumped on a bench in the park and had decided to beat me back to consciousness. Bless her heart. Apparently I had been gone for most of the afternoon, and … Continue reading Hubris McLeod – Part 2
“Wake the hell up!” It's not the most polite greeting but it does its job. As my eyes creaked open I was presented with the silhouette of my guest. A young girl stood before me, her dark eyes folded into a frown that was … Continue reading Hubris McLeod – Part 1
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