Final Regression by Lee Almodovar
Approx. 13,330 words.
Published on November 1, 2009.
Cross was a standard QA tester for OnSight Publishing, working the next big videogame franchise on the night shift. His band of outcasts roamed the darkened buildings in the late evening to early morning hours, picking up the slack of the day shift and providing a stellar testing performance. But, it was only a single act of compassion from the management to push him and his friends over the edge.