A useful talent (Elsha's Cyberpunk series)

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“Geez, you said what I brought was useless?!!!” I raged at Acrylic. “A Blaze Rifle? MegaCorp’s suits are fireproof!” Acrylic paid no attention to me, instead aiming at the vacuum dumpster.

“Hang on to me!”
“What, are you craz-”

I grabbed Acrylic’s arm as he pulled the trigger towards the dumster. Suddenly, the indicator lights all began flashing, and the vacuum dumster began operating far beyond factory standards. I felt the vacuum pulling at me, my grip on Acrylic’s arm beginning to fail as I got pulled closer to the dumpster. Wait. I suddenly realized how Acrylic was still stuck firmly to the ground, and activated my own Mag-boots. I fell to the ground with a thump as they kicked in, just in time to see the MegaCorp agents fly over my head and into the dumpster, which made grinding sounds for a few seconds before stopping with a ding.

“Custom Nano-rifle” Acrylic said, blowing the smoke from the end of it. “Never leave home without one”
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  1. Avatar Abstract

    That awesome last line is the icing on the cake. The cake is delicious.

  2. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    lol, delicious indeed.
    Acrylic, my Heeero!
    Way to go Oy!

  3. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    that sounds like the shit, i would get one one of those, but i bet i still couldnt carry it being a felon and all. hehehehe

  4. Avatar Krulltar

    Great sequel.

  5. Avatar thebetweenspace

    That is a great last line.

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