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Van Stockum Syndrome #8

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Elizabeth inhaled deeply, and slowly let her breath out. "Sorry Steve, you've been the butt of a temporal joke. The guys at the office hacked the assignment database and sent me here under false pretences. So I've been looking for the cause of the anomaly, when I'm actually the anomaly that caused it."

"So you can fix this?"

"Yeah. Entirely fixable. I've got the texts all lined up, I just need to press a button."

"That's it?"

"Yep. This entire janky mess will never have happened. We never had this conversation. I was never here. You won't remember a thing."

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Shame Steve that you wonโ€™t remember Elizabeth. She sounds feisty and challenging!

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Iโ€™m now desperate to see how she makes it all backfire on the bastards at HQ!

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    And so a lonely Steve stares into his coffee cup... ;) Glad you liked it Neville :)

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Yes Jeff, it's a cracking yarn, exciting and well paced. Thanks :-)

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    I'm still keen to see that fucker Boris get his comeuppance! (In more ways than one)

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    LOL. Let the wheels of bureaucracy turn Neville. The loop is closed. None of this ever happened ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    Oh, and thanks for the compliment ๐Ÿ˜Š Much appreciated.

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Youโ€™re welcome Jeff.
    (Have you thought about a piece from t f Borisโ€™s perspective. He sounds like a real arsehole - perfect for drabbling!)

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    I hadn't thought about Boris. I think that there's a lot of "Reader-Hate" for him. Not bad for, what I'd consider to be, a background character. ๐Ÿ˜

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    It may just be the name that makes him instantly hateful and an obvious Total Wanker And Tosser (aka TWAT) :-)

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Sorry, that last remark of mine is repetition or maybe tautology. Perhaps turd should replace tosser although that's even cruder. S'cuse my language Jeff; what would my mum've thought?

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    Naughty Neville! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Christopher almost 4 years ago

    Great series, Jeff.

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    Drew Martyn almost 4 years ago

    That was brilliant, Jeff, thoroughly enjoyed getting my head around that. I'm so pleased you made such an excellent series out of it.
    And now, just because I'm a bit of a twat, how about a series around TAIA? (lol, no pressure....)

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    Many thanks Christopher and Drew. Much appreciated ๐Ÿ˜Š

    We'll see about a series...

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    Michael D. Brooks almost 4 years ago

    I don't usually keep up with a series because I need to be with it from the beginning and I'm usually never there on time. I was with this one. I liked it.

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    Thanks Michael. Much appreciated.

    Sorry for being away for a bit. Has been a rough few weeks.

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