The implant only took a few seconds. One of the soldiers lifted my shirt sleeve, while the other rubbed a cool swab over my flesh and touched there briefly with a small gun.
"So far so good." I thought.
The injection had become unavoidable but, fortunately, some had figured out how to reduce its negative effects. Some had managed to retain their abilities to think for themselves. Some would save the human race. I had decided to be one of them.