Twilight City Chapter 9Chapter 9
I downed yet another pain pill, cursing the medic for being so damned rough with his examination. The flash blindness lasted off and on for a few moments during the examination, but it seemed like everything was alright, as far as my implant went, the medic said. But my migraine said otherwise. I swallowed the pill, chasing it with a bottle of water, never taking my eyes off of the small restaurant that Mary and I were staking out. We had been there for a few hours now, simply waiting, watching the men and women that came to the small shop. It was bakery corner shop, the one where you went for a nice cup of caf and a bagel while you read the news vids for the day, or you wrote more of whatever creative inspiration hit you that day. Or, and I thought that this was the most pertinent one, you meet Ministers that hide phones in boxes that no one would suspect a phone to be in.
Mary had been sitting with a smug look on her face as soon as we got into the car. I was grumpy and hur