Deep in a laboratory, a young scientist was hard at work when she was interrupted by her boss
General Davis: Dr. Olivia Bonvart!
Dr. Olivia Bonvart: What is it Davis, can't you see I am busy.
General Davis: I am sorry for the interruption but I need you to interview a subject
Dr. Olivia Bonvart: Why me?
General Davis: Your co-worker Makoto Shinobu suggested you after her own interview.
Dr. Olivia Bonvart: (goddamn it Makoto) Fine I will do it.
General Davis: Good, here is the file of the subject.
Olivia nods, takes the file and starts reading.
Dr. Olivia Bonvart: .......is he serious, they captured a clown and think she is supernatur
Mommy always used to say that words are meant to help. They are what separate us from the animal. Daddy would say that if you can’t say a kind thing, it is better to say nothing at all. So why then must words be so painful? I hate these words. I hate the ones who cut me with them day after day. Kids back home were not so rude and bad…but these kids were so horrible! Were all American children like this? I just wanted to crawl in a corner and hide…never come out again and just live there with Mr. Blacky. I clutched Mr
“This is a bad idea.”
Leo handed Don his shell-cell to force eye contact. “It’s not that big a deal.”
“It is too, and you know it. I’ve never done anything like this before. I’ve never had to lead the whole team into a big mission like this!”
“You’ve led plenty of missions over the years.”
“Well this one’s different.”
“It’s no more difficult than any other—“
“But you’re not going to be there!” Don turned away from his brother, solidly placing his shell between his solemn face and Leo’s wide eyes. R