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As I stepped into Versailles, I was immediately met by a man wearing the black clothing that I recognized as the uniform of the hospital's security personnel. I vaguely recognized him, but I had never learned his name. Hands shoved into the pockets of my leather jacket, I walked up to him. "I'm assuming you are the one who called me?" "Yes ma'am," he replied, holding out a hand for me in greeting. Though his face was solemn, green eyes dull even in the florescent lighting, there was a sense of respect written in his features, as if I had done something worthy of his respect, somehow. "Name's Gunnar Jamison. It's nice to finally meet you, Serah. The boss speaks highly of you." "Where is he," I questioned, shaking his hand. There was no point properly introducing myself if he already knew who I was. My concerns were elsewhere.
"He was in Kaldwin's old room, just sitting there on the bed. When one of the nurses asked if he was okay, he insisted he was fine. Then he told me I was in charge for the day and barricaded himself in his office. He's been acting strange since Kaldwin left-"
I gritted my teeth as my temper flared. /His name is Jasper./ Calling him by his last name was so impersonal, but then, most everyone here saw him only as a madman, a burden to society. Jaska and I were the only ones who bothered to see beyond the scars and his broken mind. He was far more than they gave him credit for. "-the boys and the medical staff are starting to talk. It's unsettling. I thought you might be able to get through to him."
"You said he's in his office," I questioned quietly.
Jamison nodded. "Yes, ma'am. I will escort you." "No need," I replied, waving him off. I knew where it was, already. Hell, I even had a security badge -Jaska had given it to me a while back- though, no one was supposed to know that.
Jamison gave me a confused look. "You'll need a badge to get to the top floo-" "I can escort myself, thanks," I replied, cutting him off. Paying no mind to the now disgruntled security guard, I turned on my heel, heading for Jaska's office.
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