Zidane muscled his way into Ms. O'Dell's Office. At nearly seven feet tall, he found that his size intimidated others. This was true even in The City, where such things should've been inconsequential. There was no inherent value in his strength or size in a digital environment, it was merely an accurate representation of his stature. But it made people nervous, and occasionally overlook his intelligence. The girl looked certainly looked impressed.
"Ms. Evans was just leaving." Dawn began to protest, but was interrupted by the explosion. Outside, they watched the top of Midas Tower erupt in violet flames.
YOU ARE READING
The City: A Story in 140 CharactersScience Fiction
A story composed of 140 separate 100-word chapters. The City is a tool for the rich and powerful, a work space for their millions of employees, and a playground for the anarchistic young hackers called "Daytrippers." But when The City is in danger...