Officer Wayne: Authorization of ForceScene: Captain Gordon's office. Again. Wayne is standing at attention in front of Gordon's desk. Again.Officer Wayne: Authorization of Force by Sir-Talen
Gordon: Congratulations on foiling that bank robbery attempt, Sgt. Wayne.
Wayne: Thank you, sir.
Gordon: (unamused) Amazing how you just happened along.
Wayne: I won't claim credit for precognition, sir. I saw the two of the suspects involved the day before. They appeared to be casing the bank, but I didn't have any grounds to arrest them at that time.
Gordon: And you didn't see fit to notify me either.
Wayne: I didn't see the point in putting something into my daily report that might not add up to anything..
Gordon: But you did see fit to make sure you were near the bank when things went down.
Wayne: Yes, sir. I would like to point out that I called for backup immediately.
Gordon: And by the time they arrived you had subdued all the suspects. Bare handed.
Wayne: I did have my tonfa, sir.
The Red Vixen at Sea, Part TwoIt was a boat.The Red Vixen at Sea, Part Two by Sir-Talen
“That’s a boat, Rolas,” Melanie said, careful to keep a smile on her face. Rolas had actually gone to the trouble of blindfolding her after he’d thrown their bags into his skimmer and flown them for seemed like two hours, landing at a small private marina on the western continental coast. Evidentially he’d been eager to keep things a surprise. Joy.
Rolas grinned at her, a boyish expression entirely devoid of his usual glower as he led her up the short gangway onto the deck. “Yes. I call her the Windskimmer. I’ve had her since I was fourteen. She was a gift from my parents.”
It was a catamaran, a sailboat with a squarish flat deck set on two narrow, and flimsy looking, pontoons, about ten meters long all told. Most of the deck was taken up by the main cabin, with a sort of flying bridge on the top that seemed too close to the boom of the aluminum mast. Rolas led her inside, showing off a somewhat cramped but co
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