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Trials of the Cybermancer! – Chapter 6: The Morning After

May 5th is still a holiday, albeit not an official government holiday. It sure is a holiday celebrated by millions of people each year, but certain businesses such as post offices and banks don’t get to take the day off for Cinco de Mayo. What I mean by this is that I get to go to work bright and early for a full eight-hour shift.

Karina had to be at work at the crack of dawn today (it IS Cinco de Mayo; deliveries are going to be going like crazy) so she left long before I did. I wish she had, I don’t know, woke me up to explain this situation to me before I stumbled into it myself? Or something?

Because I am absolutely not a fan of a dozen shopping robots camping out in front of my friggin’ door and following me around everywhere!

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02 – Trials of the Cybermancer! – Chapter 1: Trials and Trivialities

(art by Yukimaru)

I’m used to getting beaten up, but this is a new level.

A metallic fist crashes into my face and sends me reeling backwards. My body skids on the asphalt and comes to a stop right on the dotted white line. There’s a garbage truck headed this way.

Before I let myself get squished like a friggin’ cartoon character, I pick myself back up, wipe the blood off my face, and glare at my foes on the sidewalk.

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