The Pair In the Shadows
“Two dragons. Like from my dream,” Ella whispered as they approached.
Whether he ignored or didn’t hear her, Johan strode forward, his large hand tightening around hers. “Here,” he declared, settling at the table.
He tapped swiftly at the keyboard; the roulette wheel screensaver dissolved to reveal a screen full of code. Each keystroke reverberated around the dark office and echoed into the hallway.
“Johan, something’s not right.”
“Shh, just a second more,” he replied without looking back.
A soft click sounded in the shadows. Ella’s eyes darted that way.
“Almost got it…”
From the black, the pair descended.