A Ruby Relic (1) - Chapter 2
    I spent nearly ten hours straight on the internet (you wouldn't believe everything Google can find for you), with a piece of paper with Cheryl's number on it and that photograph in my pocket. I had simply asked for a contact number, and walked out of the cafe, leaving the money for the hot chocolate on the table. I headed home, walking casually. Soon as I walked in the door, I was on my computer, an old Windows 95 machine that had been outdated the second it hit the market. Still, it worked for what I used it for, notwithstanding the occasional hiccup, and I'd used it so much it was a wonder it still held together.
    I took the picture out of my pocket and stared at it again. "$50,000 for the task, Mr. Lomell", Cheryl had said, before I left. It was much, much more money than I was used to. But was it worth it? I looked at the picture again, and at the scene. A pile of bodies lied in the center, members of the Sisterhood from the look of it, but that wasn't my main focus. I was staring at the figure on the edge, a shadowy silhouette of

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