Part 5: Unique City
As Ogox and Albatross were moving towards the city in the self-inspected boat, it snowed softly into the twilight of the ocean. The snowflakes that fell into the windshield of the cabin first dissolved and turned into droplets of water, then merged into large drops of water. As they approached the city, the lights in the windows of skyscrapers became more apparent behind the ambush surrounding the city.
“It would be less secure to descend directly from the air into the building where the crystal sphere is located." Ogox said.
Albatross, who was watching outside turned around and looked at Ogox. With his brown body, large green eyes, its big nose with arches, its wide face and its chrome head, Ogox resembled a short Roman warrior with a tan in the sun. “I don't care what it is after I get a fuller price” he said.
“A unique city" Ogox muttered.
Albatross didn't hear what Ogox said this time, he was watching the canals that went directly into the city from the ocean; the largest one was once the city's main avenue, and he knew that the canals on both sides of the wide channel were the streets of the old glorious times. There was a rare traffic of thin long canoes in the canals, and the lanterns were flicking in water in the twilight. After leaving the abandoned port to the southeast of the city, they entered the main canal. On the lower floors of skyscrapers rising like a wall to heaven on both sides of the canal, the lights were on. The boat entered the main street, which once intersected the boulevard, with a sudden turn from the wide channel to the right. Canoe traffic here was more crowded than the main channel, passengers in canoes wore thick clothes and robes that looked like priests to protect against the snow in rare grains, and a tired expression was visible on their faces where the headscarf shaded.
This time, the boat turned left and entered a thin channel. The self-supervised boat stood in front of a high door with a lion-like gavel on it. They went straight from the boat to the one step in front of the door. A bald man opened the door. He was wearing a uniform-like collar jacket. The man disappeared in the dark hallway without looking at Ogox and Albatross's faces. First, Ogox and then Albatross entered the corridor through the threshold with quick jumps. Ogox turned on the flashlight, and they saw doors on either side of them, all resembling one another, as they walked through the long corridor.
“Don't try to find out the way we've come, because our teams are changing our way out and even the room where the crystal sphere is located from time to time.” Ogox said.
In the room on the 18. floor they entered through a narrow corridor, there was a huge crystal sphere in the middle and a round table with mahogany covered with five empty seats around it. “Do we have to caress the crystal sphere to show us the future?” Albatross asked. In the crystal sphere, there was a faint light.
“It was thought that such an accessory would be inspiring in terms of making foreseeable decisions.” said Ogox, when he was sitting in the chair and leaning back.
Albatross was a red-haired, light-skinned, and freckled man with a nine-year-old boy’s body. His arms and legs were thin, but this did not prevent him from having athletic appearance.
"On the streets, your name is wandering like a legend, Mr. Ogox, it may seem surprising to you, but I know you pretty well. And don't feel bad because you don't know me enough, sometimes I don't even recognize myself, oh my disgusting mood swings... I can never get myself to reflect the misery of my moods in my appearance, you know what I mean? " Albatross said with his subtle voice.
“Your mood and image will not pose a problem for an android." Ogox said.
"I like to meet new people, they don't care about me because I'm small, and I think they feel comfortable with me. In fact, they are in a great delusion, because I can define myself as a dangerous type, and I will not be left deaf. I can be unbalanced when I get angry or panicked, every beauty has a flaw” Albatross said with his sizzling voice.
Ogox cut off his word and said, "you will be our eyes and ears on the field, which will enable the council of being rights to connect with different segments”.
Albatross said, “I don't care about council membership or anything, I didn't ask for anything like that, you forced me into this, or I would like to go around pubs and back streets and be a womanizer, illegal clinics are asked from me, and I'm very good with bad guys, you know what I mean?"
"Do you believe in the being rights case?" asked Ogox.
“I like Andros because they're not prejudiced like people. I don't think I'm as smart as you are, thousands of computers don't work in my brain. I don't give a damn about supreme lawsuits and principles, and I once said yes to the temptation of your promised payment. I'm a man who grew up in the streets, and in fact, I'm smaller to fly, you've probably heard of black clinics, you must be light to fly, even kids know that. I've never had a burden in my life, Ogox. I'm not saying I'm a useless or unreliable person. I'm a man of the eyes, I know you have great powers behind you. I am aware of the mysterious mainframe that directs you, I am not as educated as you are, but as such a computer does not exist anywhere, it's sucking the processor power of computers on the network like a vampire” Albatross said.
When he was telling these, he was standing around in his own high-back seat, where he perched like a little boy. He continued to talk: "I can find serum from the market, which improves mind-performance, or maybe pills that create a power boom. I have to take a breather, and I feel like I'm having a panic attack when I meet new people. Do you know a good psychologist? All my acquaintances are crooks, evil faces. “
Ogox had to intervene to prevent the issue from falling apart: “is there anyone in the streets of the unique city that you think would be useful in the struggle for being rights?”
"Someone should take initiative to protect young people from confusion and distractions. They wander around the virtual world with their heads blown. The bars, nightclubs, runaway casinos, hot girls, dating houses are crying in blood. All the lives of young people are on hypernet. Now you're asking me what these young people think about being rights? If I see corruption in the streets, I won't be sorry. I see the collapse of the human species. We're faced with a generation that's haunted by visions of what they've seen in their hot beds. In their virtual worlds, they're mapped like chickens looking for worms. They have no ambition for sex or money. It's as if they rented their souls to the minority who ruled the world. We're talking about harmless zombies who see what they want to see. I'm not a well-educated, cultured person like you, I don't know how we can convince these people to defend being rights. The host Plato may make some suggestions.” When he was telling them, Albatross was perched in his chair like a bird, staring at Ogox with anxious eyes.
"The problems are to be solved, in time we will come to great points, trust me, my friend Albatross." said Ogox.