The Courtyard

Dimitri follows the familiar voice and sees his neighbor Katya sitting at a table with a few other friendly looking faces. She introduces him as he settles in at the table.

“I was just telling these guys about you. Everyone, this is Comrade Dimitri, he’s joining the team today.”

He smiles and waves as the others offer polite greetings. Katya begins animatedly describing a run-in she had with the apartment complex's automated waste disposal system this morning, but Dimitri is preoccupied with a notification on his iGlasses: