Selben glanced past the assorted boxes filling the narrow hallway for the fifth time in as many minutes. He could see the table in the office kitchen remained empty and sighed. Turning back to his work, he pushed the handcart full of computer parts. It was nearly 9am and the expected treats had still not appeared. As his mind began to race with possible reasons, his thoughts were interrupted by his boss and mentor asking he take another laptop with him and tossed it on top of the pile.
“Gee thanks, I almost forgot that one,” he said with a smirk.
Soda laughed and patted his shoulder, but then his face grew serious, and came in a bit closer.
“Have you seen them?”