Ever since the tectonic plates had shifted and dumped most of the East Coast into oblivion, things had been just as abysmal for Dave. All his money had been tied up in investment properties that were now relocated somewhere off the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
So, at age 55, he was back to working with guys half his age and twice as hungry.
A sensor pinged as he neared the outer force shield perimeter. He’d hoped it was only a bad battery pack but no such luck. Donning his scuba gear, he reflected on how much he hated his job some days.