Today on Quantum Vibe: Respecting privacy
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Standoff in Juan's office. Diana still has her zringer charged. Agent Tieman is trying to de-escalate, while Agent Verdana is off to the side, rubbing his eyes.
Diana: Waitasec … Juan's disappearance?
Diana: I last saw him almost … 20 hours ago, when I left here.
Agent Tieman: That would have been roughly 13:50 yesterday.
Diana is relaxing more now. Her zringer is depowered. Tieman is collapsing the scanner she had been holding.
Diana: Yeah, I guess so. I'd had a rough day and Juan sent me home early.
Agent Tieman: But you didn't go straight home, did you?
Agent Tieman: Your apartment security shows an entry at 15:18. Was that you?
Diana is hesitant, not sure how much to tell the agents. Tieman tucks the collapsed scanner into one of her hip-pouches. Verdana is still rubbing one eye but getting back into the game.
Diana: Yeah, uh … wait, no. I didn't get home until ... 17:80 or so.
Agent Verdana: Almost 18:00? Where were you during all that time?
Diana: I had dinner at the Mercado DeSoto, then wandered around a bit.
Diana tries to re-assert herself, but the Agents are persistent.
Agent Tieman: Wandered around … where did you go, in particular?
Diana: Just … around! Geez, I thought you guys respected the privacy of your clients!
Agent Tieman: I thought you'd want to help us find your missing employer.