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No Cry For Help

Simon J. Cooper

Copyright Simon J. Cooper 2011

Published by Holbrook Publishing at Smashwords

Cover by ENC

All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

No Cry for Help

Simon J. Cooper


The house system bleeped, waking Professor Cree Caarlso from a generous snooze on his office chair. The working day ended two hours ago, so he let it go to message, he could reply if there was anything urgent. In Caarlso's experience, one cetecan's definition of urgent was very different to another's.

There was the sound of laboured breathing, and then a whisper. "Cree… are you there, Cree?"

Caarlso blinked and sat upright, the sudden movement sending a jolt like electricity up his leg. He swore, sitting forward onto the edge of the chair, squeezing his thigh as he answered.

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