#80 - Noctis Point, Chapter 14

"To graduate from here means advancing into the Army, the Astral Navy, the PO or the research corps. Because of the way we operate, none of those career paths would be viable for someone without psychic ability.”

“How many have survived long enough to wash out?”

“I have to inform you that this conversation will need to be logged and forwarded to a member of Student Services,” Elsie said.

How many?

There was a pause. “…None.”

Alex finds out exactly what a 'null' is, and just how much danger he might be in. Later, as he works to improve his meagre skills, he makes a worrying discovery...

Today was a close one - my microphone broke yesterday and it was a race to get another one in time! But thankfully I've been able to get one, a Samsung Q2U microphone. Fortunately, they've dropped to more than half the price from when I bought mine, nearly two years ago!

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Music: “The Descent”, "Comfortable Mystery", Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). 
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Sound effects used in this episode: horror ambience by klankbeeld.