Parallel Worlds by alicepopkorn ( in and out )
Glancing at the display I was nonplussed to see who was calling for there on the screen was flashing Alibert Botogol [Work]
Now, I've seen an episode or two of Dr Who in my time, so I knew pretty much what to expect: most likely my alter ego from a parallel universe was taking advantage of a tiny wormhole in the space-time continuum to place a call to summon my assistance with a problem that was threatening the security of the entire multiverse.
Either that or someone was burgling my office, had found my address book, and was having a laugh at my expense.
Not sure which prospect was the more frightening and full of curiosity but not without hesitation, and somewhat gingerly, I took the call.
"Hello, Alibert Botogol speaking?", I said just as the person at the other end said exactly the same thing. "Hello? Hello?" we both continued, talking over each other, until, spooked, I fell silent. So did the other guy.... I waited, coolly....
...until a tiny squeal from my pocket distracted me and I fished out of my jacket... my blackberry. I must have forgotten to lock the keys when I stuffed it away for it seemed to be making a phone call.....