Archive for December, 2010

Day 15. Haunting The Ghost

Continued from Day 14. When the Ghost Chases You Being a social engineer means thinking incredibly fast on your feet. The people you’re conning can be highly unpredictable so you need to be ready for anything. You need to know exactly what to say and deliver it convincingly with a rock solid poker face. Falling […]

Day 14. When The Ghost Chases You

He sat in a non-descript café, advice nervously tapping his feet and nursing a cold coffee. Patrick Harris’ nerves were frayed. Having the weight of the world on your shoulders does that to a person. For the past two months he’d done everything in his vast repertoire of tricks to stay one step ahead of […]

Day 13. The Impossible Decision

The years-long battle with cancer that Michael Thompson’s wife succumbed to left him and their six-year-old son in shambles. Having just buried the love of his life, malady he wanted to get as far away from all the painful memories as possible. He wanted a new beginning. So, he sold their house, packed up their […]

Day 12. Career Change

“You know, I’ve been thinking of retiring,” he said standing up and walking to the bathroom. “I mean, sure, I’m the best at what I do. But you know, lately, it’s been getting to me,” he said, inspecting himself in the mirror. He walked back into the room and over to one of the double […]

Day 11. Sacrifice

“No! You can’t! I won’t let you! There has to be another way,” she pleaded. “You know there isn’t,” he replied. “If they find me by myself, they’ll assume I was alone.” Somber yet at peace, he’d accepted the situation and knew what he had to do. “Listen, you just take care of the kids […]

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