When their daughter disappears, two retired mercs head out on one last mission to find her.
Writer’s Note: Sid & Cyrus: Part One was published originally in Jump Point 5.5.
A high-pitched screech carried across the Falling Sky as the front door slid open. None of the regulars at this run-down watering hole noticed the noise or cared. Only Sidney looked up from her post behind the bar. Still as observant and energetic as most people half her age, Sid needed but a moment to scan the young man who entered before going back to work. She’d seen enough.
The kid sidled up to the bar and eyed Vinny, sitting a few stools down. Vinny took a deep drink and kept his eyes glued to the vidscreen. When the Crashers were playing, nothing was more important to him. Definitely not some nervous kid with a wild look in his eyes.
The kid leaned toward Sid, only to pause and glance Vinny’s way again. Once absolutely certain he