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Back at the workhouse, everyone was in shock.
"Surely he was just sick," Charles muttered as the words 'Local Mechanic and Head of Family declared dead...' danced across the screen once more. "A little under the weather."
Cipher had neglected to tell his family that Tom had turned Maverick. Not wanting to disturb them, he let them believe that Tom had perished under some unknown sickness. How long the facade would last he didn't know, seeing as reploids rarely ever could get sick.
"What's gonna happen to us now, Cipher?" asked one of the younger family members. "What are we gonna do now?"
"We're going to continue shop as normal," Cipher said. "That's for certain. Tom wouldn't want us to let something like this stop the workhouse from running."
"He's dead, Ci" one of them said exasperatedly. "It doesn't matter what he would have wanted now."
"If respect for the dead doesn't catch your attention, then do it for me," Cipher said firmly. "Like always, we've ne