Mr. Mero: 199X

This is Part Two of a short fiction.

Part Oneย โ€”ย Part Threeย โ€”ย Part Four

Several years (and many more cups of vended coffee) later, Mr. Mero found himself at the main desk of the same room he trained in โ€” troubled. Older and more savvy, he had grown to read less music magazines and more broadsheets.ย One particular morning, he couldnโ€™t put his finger on what disturbed him more. Was it the headline announcing the successful cloning of a rhesus monkey, or rather the side-line story sensationalising an adolescent suicide? Both had ruined his day before it had even started.…   [continue reading]