Monthly Archives: July 2011

HBTE Part 10

All the drop-offs were proceeding on time and as planned.. Except for one. FUP Agent 23, from the West Side, who was responsible for 7 drop-offs per week, had not yet accomplished one. She was also two hours overdue in … Continue reading

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HBTE Part 9

Each member enrolled in the Food Undercover Program (FUP, to those familiar with it and FU, to those who had enough of a sense of humor left to joke about it) was responsible for monitoring four other people who weren’t … Continue reading

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HBTE Part 8

She sighed. It was time for the round-up of Field Agents. She checked on all the positions: restaurants, lakes, shops, street alleys and corners, building entrances. Only one agent was not reporting, and that was from the computer service shop … Continue reading

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HBTE Part 7

The Health and Diet Administration had adopted three standards for what they considered fatness. These mirrored the previous BMI categories. People whose BMI’s fell between 30 and 35 were subject to frequent visits by HDA personnel and warnings about their … Continue reading

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HBTE Part 6

The FAP Director of Agent Investigations typed instructions onto her phone at a fast clip. Then she pinpointed the locations of agents presently out in the field. It hurt and worried her deeply, to send her sister FAP members out … Continue reading

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HBTE Part 3

While Minta waited to see what the HDA person was doing, she checked “Mike’s Compucomp” for any recent visits or violations on her smartphone. None came up. Strange, she thought. Then she saw the HDA person looking at two of … Continue reading

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Part 2

Minta had drawn what was usually considered an easy assignment – getting her smartpad repaired. Most of the techies in the stores didn’t pay much attention to the way people looked. They mostly wanted to show off to each other … Continue reading

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