By Molly Halloran
From Episode 24:
“How about this?” Boomer queried, and then:
As suddenly as they left, Hiram & Hy “POPPED” back in to Silverthorn’s Café. Both looked a trifle disoriented, you would too if you were suddenly and without warning “POOFED & POPPED,” trust me on this.
“I feel dizzy,” Hy said with a weak voice, “and my whole body feels as though it’s been torn apart.”
“Welcome back gentlemen,” Jay greeted, “Feeling a bit stretched, are we?”
“My head aches,” Hiram said rubbing his forehead, “and my arms hurt. What happened?”
“We just corrected your appearance,” Boomer smiled, “Quit complaining and look at yourselves.”
“And provided the accessories you requested for the café.” Jay added, pointing to the napkin holders and the salt & pepper shakers.
“OK, I’m happy,” Hiram, now recovering from his experience, “but still hurting some.”
“Change is often a bit painful,” Boomer replied, “one must be careful of what one asks.”
“We must return to the Real World,” Jay announced, “and make sure no further cyber-encroachments into RW by cyber-folk are possible.”
“Already done, Jay,” Boomer replied, “Our return will end THAT phenomenon. I’ve installed a block preventing cyber-folk from entering the Real World.”
“S’long folks,” Jay said, “We will be back from time-to-time.”
“I’m glad that’s over,” Jay whispered to Boomer as they departed. He was wrong.
TO BE CONTINUED…FRIDAY