Ryker’s Journey – Sneak Peek #2

One final sneak peek of RYKER’S JOURNEY (A 2,000 word short story I am submitting for my writers group’s Anthology).

So, my journey may have begun in an infirmary with a fever, but my life began in a cornfield when I saw a girl with long brown hair. She was an Exalted trainee. Her parents sent me to tell her the truth about the Republic and the Pump. They thought that she’d have an easier time believing an outsider. It was only supposed to be a job.

There she was, walking the cornfields during her patrol duty. I watched her for three days until I couldn’t stand to wait any longer…