Short Story: The untold tale of the nerd and the needle

The monitor in his desk was displaying chunks of code. He was staring at the ceiling in an utmost glee. His code has got implemented last night and was running without any issues. This time his promotion was confirmed. He was working today to provide support to the implemented code. He leaned back in his chair to stretch his spine and broke the knuckles and started staring at the vent in the ceiling. He hasn’t slept for the past twelve hours. His eyes were experiencing a slight dizziness which called him for a quick nap. But he was not supposed to sleep.

*blip* came the pop up in his desktop from his MS outlook mail client with the subject “FW: Awesome Website – Don’t miss it”. He opened the new message and clicked the link which was found in the page.

It was an awesome flash website. The home page was dark and creepy with a single white text box asking him to enter his name. After some thought he entered the following text in the textbox

NERD

He moved his mouse and pressed the GET-IN button below the Story Mode textbox and lo!!

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