The Challenger – Chapter 4

The Challenger

Big Operator gave the lad with the scar an unlikely assignment: Keeper of the Chronicle of Sightings of the King. The chief of the Taxi Resistance knew that those who look harder for what they seek often find more than they expect.

On-street sightings!” shouted Hero. “But——but I’m terrible at Sightings! I could hardly find the King in disguise in Great Park! How am I going to find him here in Enchanted City?” Big Operator sat behind his desk in the glassed-in office of the City Taxi Company garage. “You can’t stay here,” he said. “Raids make your presence dangerous to us all. On the street you can be mobile, and the taxi brigade can keep you out of danger.

“But what about my scar? All of the Enchanter’s men have a description of me by now. You yourself said there was a manhunt.”

Big Operator was not to be moved. “I need an operator with street savvy and Ranger training. It’s imperative that someone keep records of the King’s Sightings……

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