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Deafening Whispers: Chapter 2The Miracle
Nimble and practiced fingers swept across keyboards as several prominent men of science readied themselves for what they hoped would be a major step toward healing the damage inflicted in the Great War. Leading these men was Victor Attwater, the 42 year old geneticist and chemistry genius who'd developed a way to save the seemingly doomed human race.
After years of military delays and all sorts of unexplainably bizarre situations causing stalls, Subject 369 was finally back on Earth. There was much work for the scientists to do and much data for them to gather. The primary check-up and physical with the subject had been promising, as were the blood tests, but that had been years ago. Considering the 99.999999 percent failure rate in the subjects there were a lot of hopes riding on 369. Actually, humanity's hopes rode on whether the serum was successful or not.
Though the riots and mob mentality had died down considerably over the past few years, the soc
Deafening Whispers: Chapter 1The Unstable
As his mind slowly came into focus there was an overwhelming sense of solitude. He just listened. For hours he listened, and there was no sound other than his heartbeat. No voice.
He felt at peace.
"Medical Officer DuFresne?"
His heart thundered wildly in his chest and he recoiled hard, feeling a sharp pain in his wrist. His eyes snapped open at the pain and he awakened from wherever his conscious mind had retreated.
The silence was suddenly almost choking as he took in the sterile room. Everything was starkly white and the faint scent of disinfectants hung in the air. His eyes darted across the room frantically before landing on a man in a bed whose attire was just as white as everything else around him. The man had Asian characteristics, though diluted by a generation or two of Americans. The stranger's chin length black hair had an unhealthy, unwashed, sheen to it and his brown eyes seemed hollowed and almost bruised.
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