FFM 14 - Red TapeIn the Establishment, Maria scoffed at the shouting protesters outside. It was true that they finally submitted all the proper forms and so was legally allowed to congregate outside, but it was still an unappealing sight. The very thing they campaigned for was anathema to her. What would the world do without the forms to tell them? How would we know when someone did something, where someone went without proof? How would the drones know to keep the water units outside to be fully stocked so that the protesters wouldn't dehydrate? A world without paperwork would be a logistic disaster, events happening without being recorded, actions done and no one would know who did them or why. They make a desert and call it peace. Even now she could see the protesters loosely organized outside, their shouts non-uniform.
A small buzz sounded in Maria's ear and she faced forward, smiling formally as the leader of the protesters approached. "Welcome to the Administration department. How may I help you t