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Defenders (Part 14)

Trying on the uniform Arthur found that they had gotten his measurements exactly right. Creepy. How long had these people been watching him? He wondered to himself. There was a panel that looked like something akin to a computer terminal in the room and he touched it carefully.

The screen lit up with flashing lights and buttons. The interface was in a language he didn’t understand, however. As he touched the pad it began to shift into English. ‘Conversion complete’ flashed at the top corner for a second. Now he could read a button for a map which he pressed and saw the way from this room to the bridge. He took a deep breath, and opened the door.

[Shorter today, busy day]