Those of you who follow John Howell and his blog are well used to his superb short fiction and I was delighted when he submitted this story written exclusively for this series.
A Choice by John W. Howell.
Why don’t you have a seat. We need to do a little paperwork before we proceed. You can sit right over here.”
“Thank you. I’m not too sure what this is all about.”
“Now don’t you worry. The form is just a formality is all. We need to make sure we have everyone registered. You know it’s just a formality.”
“Do I need to have a lawyer or anything like that?”
“Oh my goodness no. Besides you won’t find a lawyer around here anywhere.”
“Where are we anyway.”
“Before we get to the briefing there are a couple of questions I need to ask. After I’ve completed the questionnaire, I can answer…
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