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October 2019 ISSUE

The Scrapyard

Scrapyard’s lookin’ a little empty today. Stomp over to Matron sat on her throne and ask where Tommy is. Tommy’s dead, she says. Passed away in his sleep in the early hours. Terrible sorry.
She don’t sound all that sorry. The mech whines as I hop over to my spot at the chessboard. Needs a service. [...]