Meanwhile, At an Undisclosed Location… (Pt. 1)
“Agent White is dead,â? Winters pronounced to Agent West as they walked, their footsteps echoing in the sterile hallway.
“Impossible. The tattooed detective get him?â?
“No,â? Winters replied with a wry smile. “It was the magician, actually.â?
“Please. White was trained, and that kid is barely out of diapers. How?â?
Winters snorted. “Summoned a kug, of all things.â?
West stopped, his eyes goggling, his mouth opening and closing like a dying fish. Winters waited patiently as West regained the ability to speak. “That…I mean, the kid isn’t even ranked! How the hell did he learn…that can’t happen.â?
“Oh, it happened. I was there. Astrally, of course. And then, get this: the boy appeared from the future to watch and admire his handiwork.â?
West whistled. “Cold-blooded. Maybe it’s true what they’ve been saying. Maybe he has returned. The kid’s first name is Simon, after all.â?
Winters scoffed. “That would be very convenient. Besides, I don’t believe in reincarnation.â?
It was West’s turn to scoff. “You what?â?