It was crowded at the gym. It was the evening rush, right after everyday shifters' work and school was finished for the day. There was an attempt in the air to hide the sweat smell with deodorant. Everywhere there was some shifter who did amazing lifts, far beyond what a regular human could lift or was climbing on a high wall, bending their feet to find small platforms to get further up.
Yet, Fe's eyes only stared at her mobile in disbelief. It was from a number she had not seen on the screen in a long, long time. It was in fact from Elding, her old electrical partner in justice. She shook her head and put down the weight she was carrying in the other hand. She dialed back to him.
“Fe! I need your help!”
“No.” She interrupted the call and took a heavier weight in her hand this time. If there was something Elding needed help with, it was work related. And as she saw it, the work between them was over and buried ten feet under. Of course, she suspected that was no