Khutulun's Response Ability
by D. Clarence Snyder
In a job market where corporations have the same legal status as sovereign nations, freelance mercenaries make their living doing high risk jobs that require a certain moral flexibility. Gates City was especially risky; the entire city belonged to a single corporation. But, the job offered a mega-dollar to steal a box from a lab, and Khutulun was still paying off her new synthetic legs.