Threads


4.17 PM. Another 43 minutes to go. Sidney Trabellous was not one to complain. Mr. Matthews, the CEO of Stark Industries, had personally invited him to come and work for him. Not that he had ever met the man yet, as his assistant had arranged for all the necessary contracts....
It was a regular Wednesday evening for a lot of people. Bored housewives were watching Celebrity Wife Swap, laughing about how Margaret Cho and Holly Robinson-Peete struggled with their temporary new lives. More sophisticated people would be gearing up for a night of Criminal Minds or The Mentalist, others would...
Somewhere in the distance, someone was doing some redecorating. Awoken by the sounds or ringing and hammering, Sidney pulled his pillow over his head in a futile attempt to ignore them. The first thought that crossed his mind was anger towards the inconsiderate neighbours that started home improvements on this...
Wow... Just... wow. It wasn't the first time that Sid entered the great doors granting entrance to possibly the largest collection of geeks in the world. The halls that he roamed now were filled with the highest concentration of IQ you would find anywhere in the world. And dedication. All...
Crossing the large hall of Victoria Station always made Sidney feel small. Insignificant even. So many people, rushing around him to destinations unknown. Staff, mostly coloured to a certain degree, wearing fluorescent yellow jackets, lazily meandering their way through the crowds, picking up carelessly dropped sandwich wrappers or partly smoked...