This week finds Dr. Haybrook (Mitchell) and Gini racing against the clock to test a theory that may help disable the technology. We also catch up with Joyce and her slide away from humanity.
The story is coming to a climax and is approaching novella length. I think, with some added detail, this story might make a good full-length novel.
Please enjoy No Pain, No Gain Part 16
We are one presence. We are one mind. We are one body. Joyce lay on the cool metal floor of the communal cell with the others who were like her. She could see them writhing along the floor and intertwining with each other. The most advanced among them had stopped resembling anything close to human beings. They were reptilian in appearance with bright green eyes, smooth brownish skin that was leather like, and distorted features. Their appendages had morphed into something muscular…
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