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The Alexandria Project, Chap. 2: The Plot Thickens

Jan 26, 2010, 09:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)

"Our story so far: Security expert Frank Adversego has been passed over to lead a major project at the Library of Congress, but discovers that the Library has been hacked by a mysterious cracker with motives unknown. Read the first chapters here.

"Frank wondered how long his phone had been buzzing. He was about to turn it off when he saw that it was his daughter Marla calling.

""Hi Kid," he said, "Listen..."

"His daughter jumped in. "Hey, Dad, thanks for picking up. I considered worrying about you for a second, and then figured you'd never really jump out the window – you're only on the second floor, after all, and broken bones don't solve anything. I mean, you're just much too logical not to think of that.

""So how's your big morning-after-the-night-before coming along?"

"Frank tried to escape again, "Listen, Marla, this just isn't a good time. I'm in the middle of something, and…" "Right. Fat chance YOU got lucky last night. I'll be right over." She hung up."

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