Authors: Morgan Bell
Liam went back to his office to store the damage tech.
Major Jericho Blaise waited until he heard the sound of the car door close as the conductor moved back through the train. He took out the replacement tech that Fenwick had packed for him. He sent one message, contacted by Eyeless In Gaza. Then he shut down the tech and opened up his bed. He stretched out and watched the passing scenery. He felt himself drift off to sleep as the train rocked him. Eyeless in Gaza might think Jericho had no good choices. But that didn’t mean he didn’t. You could only be in a zugzwang if you were playing the game, forced to move and all moves were bad. Jericho wasn’t playing the game. He wasn’t a chess piece or a player. He was going to do what neither could do. He was going to go to the end of the line and then he was going to take himself off the board.
Jericho Blaise will return in:
Technosis: The Eyeless God
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
organ Bell lives in a yurt, in a sustainable community in New Mexico, with his wife and their two dogs. He teaches anatomy, physiology, medical ethics and political science. He writes dystopian novels, short stories, and essays.