Written to @lilfluff’s prompt
Leaving home for a weekend and returning to find your home and entire neighborhood has been replaced.
“My house is gone!”
Ed Lawton was furious. He slammed his fist down on the counter, leaned forward, and got as close to the clerk as he could.
The New Lease on Life clerk seemed entirely unbothered by this. While Ed wasn’t going to give an inch, he found himself wondering if the woman was one of the new android models he’d been hearing about.
Or maybe she just heard this a lot. “The brochure said ‘Get away from it all.’ sir. And you have, indeed, gotten away from it all.” Continue reading