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I was tied down securely to the bench. My assailant was ruthless. I flinched as the hirsute old man strapped the electrodes to my head, but no pain. I watched, curious, as he put a strange kind of hat onto his own head.

“Oh no,” I imagined, “he’s stealing my ideas.” I couldn’t move.

He tapped his hand-held computer and suddenly I felt completely weak, going rapidly numb. I looked at the lifeless youth strapped to the bench. I stroked my beard, took off the hat and put my device on charge. I looked forward to a perfect future.

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    Drew Martyn over 3 years ago

    Lol, well that was a bit of a shock. Nice one!

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Thanks Michelle and Drew. It was a new genre for me.

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    D.M. over 3 years ago

    Great switch!

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Thanks D.M.

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