“Ok Rick, I am at the front gate. What’s your position?”
“We have visual, 5 men, 3 visibly armed. Team Beta is standby at the warehouse gate.”
“Ok, move in 3 minutes after my go. They will try to go back out the warehouse door, that’s when Beta team needs to move in cut them off.”
“Be careful. God-Speed” Continue reading
Arshad, turned the long winding corner and brought his car onto the new Ring Road. At 3 in the night, it was as quiet as a national highway could be. There were trucks, and other heavy vehicles around, but almost no private vehicles. Another hour and he could be home, he thought. This had been a slow week, and he wished it to end that way.
Ever since he had started his night patrols as the mystery doctor, his rest times had decreased drastically, in-fact he had taken up some yoga postures that allowed him to compress hours of sleep into minutes, but yoga can only help you so much. With his workload increasing at the hospital, he had been working 30 hours shifts for almost 2 months now. He had thought about cancelling his patrols once or twice, but Arshad realized that he did this patrol more as a habit than a responsibility. That’s why this break was so anticipated. He had got a complete week off from the hospital, a reward for his un-interrupted service for the last 5 months. He was still going to carry out his normal patrol, but at least he could go home and sleep instead of getting ready for his morning shift. Continue reading
“Had your little heart to heart?”
Agni had just stepped out of that sorry excuse of a police station, when I called out to him. He turned around to look at me, and immediately knew something was off. The rain was well and truly coming down hard, so hard that the plume of the breaking droplets was almost waist high. That, along with the night, made visibility next to zero, but he didn’t need to see me to know who I was, he just had to feel me. Continue reading