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“Have you ever been to the 300th floor of Hikiri Tower?” she asked in between sips of neurosoda.

“No, I don’t believe I have,” he said.

“The air smells different up there. Clean. And I saw a bird once.”

He tried to watch her eyes through the darkened hyperkit lenses and it didn’t look like she was joking.

“A bird!? No. Really? I haven’t seen one since I was a kid.”

“Yeah, it was just hanging out in a corner getting shelter from the winds. EM is weird up there too. Like, I tried uploading a video of the bird…

Aaron Shaver

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