The Offworld Chronicles
By Steven Lake
Copyright 2012 Steven Lake
Simon looked up from his computer screen and rubbed his eyes. He'd been staring at code for the past nine hours and it was quickly becoming a blur to him. He wondered if he should call it a day. But with deadlines looming, he didn't dare. Just then his boss leaned in the door.
"Hey, Simon. You still here?" he asked.
"Yeah. Got a couple modules I need to fix before I knock off for the night. I should be done soon," said Simon.