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by Amy L. Hull amilynh at comcast dot net

drabble written for Cyanne in the Yuletide 2008 Challenge



No sound.



"Austin! It's dark and I'm alone and I'm scared! Do something!"

A burst of static sounded and every muscle spasmed as she jumped and screamed.

"Your wish is my command," Austin's voice boomed.

"I swear I'm going to kill you," she called as light appeared near her feet and the box lifted.

Austin stood before her, a huge grin on his face. "What do you think of my security prototype?"

She punched his arm.


"Warn. Me. Austin! I've told you before you've got to warn me of new projects."

"But it's cool, isn't it?"