Without even counting his money, he indicated the command deck. “Go ahead.”
“Oh my.” Stephanie chuckled as she drew the card. “Pets are always nice to have around. Can be further enhanced by command cards.”
“Damn.” Patrick cursed. “I was hoping for the enhancement thing.”
“Hoping that you’d get a tail too, were you?” Samantha chuckled.
“Kinda…” Patrick sulked.
“Well, you got something far more amusing in return.”
“And that would be?” Patrick asked.
Samantha grinned devilishly. “Why don’t you ask Stephanie to pas
Grey mist surged past the windows of the train. Several water droplets remained stuck to the glass, only to be blown away moments later by the airflow around the moving train. With a deep sigh, the young man glanced out of the window and watched the large skyscrapers, empty streets and the occasional leafless tree pass by. Autumn had fully and surely taken the city into its grasp. While a week ago the streets had been filled with laughter and people enjoying the warm rays of late summer sun in addition to the beautiful autumn scenery of colored leaves sparkling with morning dew. Now however, most of the colorful leaves had fallen to the ground, torn down by heavy wind and rain. Grey mist, almost as thick as water, had fallen over the city, dampening all sounds and giving even the most banal street the eerie look of a horror movie.
The intercom called out, prompting him to get up from his seat. Quietly he joined the other students in the walk towards the large university co