By A.P. Fuchs
One evening Gabriel Garrison was once visited by way of a anonymous messenger who bestowed upon him nice energy, an influence meant for solid. as soon as learning what this strength used to be and what it enabled him to do, Gabriel turned Axiom-man, a logo of wish in a urban that had none. One evening after a regimen patrol, a mysterious black cloud looks over the town. Flying over to enquire it, Axiom-man is stopped brief whilst the cloud's presence shakes him to the middle. An electrifying worry emanates from the cloud and he can slightly get close to it. fast, the cloud takes flight and leads him on a wild goose chase through the urban, in basic terms to escape from him after all. presently after the cloud's visual appeal, a brand new hero arises, Redsaw, clad in a black cape and cover. the folk, now enamored with this new super-powered surprise, appear to have forgotten approximately Axiom-man and all he is performed for them. other than something's mistaken. that very same worry that emanated from the cloud drips off Redsaw like a bad scent and Axiom-man can slightly get with regards to him with no feeling in poor health. what's Redsaw's schedule and who's he? And why is it each time Axiom-man will get just about him it feels as though his powers are being sucked away? as though that wasn't adequate, Gabriel's day task hasn't gotten any more uncomplicated. His co-worker and the girl he adores, Valerie Vaughan, has no interest in him, and his boss has made it transparent that another day overdue to paintings often is the day he cleans out his table. Then there is the hot trainee, Gene Nemek. what's his fascination with Redsaw and why is he by no means round while Redsaw appears to be like? From flying over urban streets and hovering at dizzying heights, to balancing a mystery id with future, Axiom-man needs to observe what Redsaw's presence capability and the way it ties into the messenger's life-altering stopover at ahead of the city-and the world-are enamored with an evil that has haunted the cosmos because the sunrise of Time.
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It’s just . . stupid. “Here,” she said and helped him connect his headset to her callbox so he could listen in on the calls. ” “Valerie. Right. Rod told me your name. I just forgot. Sorry. ” “Garrison. And don’t apologize. ” --------“This better be important,” Oscar said as he set foot on the construction site of Owen Tower. The foreman, Bill Hickman, took one last sip from a Styrofoam cup then tossed it to the ground. He came up to Oscar and shook his hand. Having never been one for touching people, Oscar glad-handed him anyway then wiped the dirt from his hand on his overcoat.
Axiom-man didn’t reply, but thought, Yeah, good thing. As he neared Redsaw, his heart jumped in his chest and a harsh jolt shot through him. His finger tips tingled and his stomach flipped upside down. Something was wrong. People pressed Redsaw with questions, folks praised both him and Axiom-man for their good work, reporters arrived on the scene and asked people to stand aside so they could get through—everything was fine. Taking a step closer, Axiom-man’s jaw began to jitter. And then it hit him.
Everyone else had taken the lift next to his. --------Valerie settled down at her desk and turned her computer on. She should have reached out past the person standing in front of her and held the elevator door for Gabriel. Why didn’t she? Well, she knew why: because she knew him. If she displayed one act of kindness he would take it the wrong way and view it as an invitation to ask her out. It wasn’t that he was a bad guy, not by any means. She just didn’t see him as more than a friend. He was a good guy, hardworking, polite, thoughtful, caring, almost too good to be true by those standards.