ReVeil Industries (III)
“The Coldsmith digiskin can be permanently attached, with upgrades automatically delivered through the bloodstream. And it releases a synthetic lubricant, eliminating the need to blink.â?
“Hmm,â? said Redtics, stopping his chair. “But you should blink, shouldn’t you? We’re in business to veil our customers’ activities, not reveal them with open eyes.â?
“That’s an easy adjustment,â? I said.
“And the upgrades, are they over-the-counter or will they require a prescription?â?
“Well,â? I said, scanning through the status report on my cornea, “that’s what attracted me to ReVeil—â?
“Don’t tell me,â? interrupted Redtics, “you’ve heard rumors about our FDA contacts.â?
“My former employer got bogged down in forms and applications,â? I explained. “They are one of the few government agencies who still require paper.â?
“And that’s the only reason you’ve come to ReVeil?â? he asked. “Over paperwork?â?
“No, sir, there’s other issues we need to discuss,â? I replied, locking the classified data files.