Chapter 39. The Birth of Pawn
Paul jumped onto IRC.
<Paul> BLACK? How did you get access to that system?
He typed the message without thinking. He had never posted to a public chat room before and the post felt foreign to him. The long pause made him wonder if he had done it wrong. Was it possible to post wrong?
<Rafa> blacks offline
A response. From someone named Rafa. He responded immediately.
<Paul> When will he be back?
<Rafa> i can ask his secretary
<Paul> He has a secretary?
The laugh was unexpected and Paul couldn't contextualize it.
<Rafa> u r new here
Paul wondered how he knew that.
<Paul> Yes I am. I saw the message he posted about the SSH server.
After a Google search, Paul made a mental note: “K-rad” was like “cool.” ...