Eddy sat on the fire escape of his brownstone. Leaving Viv at her apartment had been one of the hardest things he’d ever done, but this was something he had to listen to by himself. He’d tell her everything, of course, but if it was bad, he didn’t want her to see his initial reaction.
On the third pass, with great hesitation, Eddy dropped the data stick into the reader. He reviewed everything it had to tell him, twice. The information he’d wanted was all there… and then some. One word came up several times, though, and it was the last word he’d wanted to be there: “Vega.”
Great. he thought, his face growing dark. He’d had the discussion with Viv, of course, but he hadn’t really expected that it would come into play so soon...Read More