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6 years, 11 months ago
For March Against the Mainstream Media Day
The Editor (apparently he edits the whole of human society) has uncovered Suki's true identity. Instead of being just another inoffensive wannabe employee, she's actually...
"Eva Saint Julienne, last surviving member of the Freedom Fifteen. Hmm, self declared anarchist, is that right?" His tone is patronising. Non-mainstream political principles are a quaint and amusing affectation.
"The Freedom Foundation has been monitoring Satellite Five's transmissions," says Suki, pulling a gun on the smug bastard, "We have absolute proof that the facts are being manipulated. You are lying to the people."
"Ooo, I love it," he giggles, still in the same tone of amusement, as though he's listening to hilariously naff dialogue in a period drama, "Say it again."
"This whole system is corrupt. Who do you represent?"
The Editor is self-aware enough to know that, for all his power, he's a slave himself.
"I answer to the Editor in Chief.... If you don't mind, I'm going to have to refer this upwards."
Suki looks up, to see what the Editor is referring to.
"What is that?" she asks.
"Your boss. This has always been ...