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Saturday, December 29, 2018

Finer Points (Part 3)

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Nicholas stood up defiantly, placing a hand on his hip. “I don’t have to sit here and take this,” He demanded, “What’s stopping me from walking out of here and telling all the science journals the truth?”

Benson laughed, “What’s stopping you? Well, for starters, you may know the scientific journals exist, but do you recall the name of a single one? Think further, can you even remember how to dial a phone? And if you even tried to leave right now, I bet you’d find operating a door knob to be a completely insurmountable task. The level of knowledge I didn’t transfer over to that new body of yours is enormous. And don’t assume you can just relearn these things, as that is something I denied you as well. I do appreciate your spirit here, Nicholas, but I’m afraid you are simply outmaneuvered here.”

Nicholas felt like he should be angry, but Benson had thrown so many words at him at once that he was having trouble even keeping up. He did get the sense that he wasn’t going to have much of a choice here...

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