A Heart Changed
Maxwell Cintrich, a wealthy businessman, is on his way to his office. His plans of convincing Dr. Hent have been stirring anxiously in his cynical brain. Dr. Hent has been working on a top secret project, which Maxwell has been included in. He is making some type of transporter, and the idea of being anywhere in the universe with the press of a button enthralls Maxwell. The scientist, however, is wary of allowing Maxwell to use this technology. When Maxwell enters his office, he finds a letter written to him by Dr. Hent. The letter reads:
My dearest Maxwell,
I will not be able to meet with you to discuss the project. I am not busy, nor am I gone. I cannot meet with you simply because I know how this will end. Forgive me, for I do not want to be bullied coerced into helping you with this unrealistic dream. I care for you dearly and cannot enable this insanity any longer.
Please forgive me.
Your closest ally,
Dr. Richard Hent
Dr. Hent has been working with Maxwell for many years, and he understands how insane and fanatical he can be. Maxwell has a tendency to obsess over power and intelligence. He has gone to many lengths to be the top-dog. Dr. Hent recognizes this, and wants to help him. The only way he knows how is to cut off the source of Maxwell's insanity--his technology.
Driven by fury and the immense feeling of betrayal, Maxwell destroys his office. He kicks over chairs, rips every paper in sight, demolishes his desk, until he finds a small piece of paper. The note reads:
In case of emergency, the address to the storage vault is 533 Northgate Ave. The code to unlock the vault is 33-84-92-4.
Maxwell takes this note, crumples it in the pocket of his custom tailored sports jacket, and heads off to the storage vault. Maxwell casually walks into the building, nodding kindly at the people in the lobby. Once he is face-to-face with the vault he looks around make sure there are no witnesses. He turns the lock to the...