Welcome Dee. Great to have you on board. And for your entertainment, the next instalment...
“I checked out her past and future. Her only involvement is with me,” he said emphatically. He looked at them as if they should know.
They looked puzzled.
“Remember this ‘ability’ I have?”
“Oh yeah,” they nodded.
The door creaked open and Cindy bounced back into the room, grinning.
“Good news?” asked Synch.
“Mum has lots of comforting words. They help a lot,” she smiled and blushed a little.
Synch was unable to hear conversations when he appraised subjects. He could see her mother while studying Cindy. He knew Cindy wasn’t telling him something. She’d tell him when she was ready.
“You three get some sleep,” said David. “I’ll take the first shift. Relieve me in two hours Will.”
It was well after 2 a.m. when the beds groaned under occupancy.
The kitchen chair squeaked as David made himself comfortable.
Synchro settled back wondering why he couldn’t foresee his own future. It helped that he saw other’s future’s and how he fitted into them. He was alive and well in each instance.
However, if the future could be changed…
He was well aware of the beautiful woman in the bed opposite him as he drifted into a light sleep.
Foggy dreams plagued his need for rest.
Surely deep rejuvenating sleep would come soon.
He lay on his back, arm bent over his eyes, silently urging the night to go quickly…
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