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Alex stifled a yawn as he walked over to the key press. It’d been a long day at the office. His officer had screamed at him for taking too long to finish up a paper, there had been a whole bunch of urgent phone calls and now his department head had decided to keep him till late to lock up after her. As a mere clerk working under her, he was obliged to wait for as long as she wanted.
A quick glance at his wristwatch told him that it was fast approaching nine in the evening. His stomach growled with impatience while he snagged the key from its hook, for he’d been surviving on crackers and packets of instant coffee since lunch. Walking across the office to his head’s room, he noticed the banks of darkened monitors. Everybody had left for the day, leaving just him and his branch head in the office.
He knocked gently on the door that’d been left half ajar. “Alex, come in! Ke yi lock up liao!” Came the high-pitched voice from inside the room. If he’d known better, Alex would’ve assumed that the speaker was a sixteen year old girl, but he pushed open the door to find Major Lee Si Hwee typing furiously at her keyboard.
Short of height at around 1.6 meters, she had features that made her looked a good decade younger than her 33 years. Big ebony eyes framed a small pixie-like nose, with perky lips that were often caught pouting over problems. Her shoulder-length hair was neatly tied up in a ponytail, though she left a few stands to flow down, framing her face nicely. One could’ve called her a little stocky in appearance, though her chest was developed enough that she’d drawn enough attention with the tight shirts she’d worn during her morning runs at the track.
Today, as with most other days, she’d chosen to wear her army fatigues to work. The outfit lent her an air of authority, a presence that she ordinarily wouldn’t have if she’d dressed in more casual clothes. All the better for controlling men in the typically……
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