It’s Election Day, US friends! This is your very last chance to make your voice heard, so get out there and vote! Vote for leadership, and kindness, and hope.
And while the presidential election is incredibly important, all of the down-ballot races are important, too, so do your research (The League of Women Voters always has an excellent guide) and vote for your local officials as well.
Today and this week are going to be stressful, so here’s a chapter to help take your mind off of it. And HEAs are guaranteed in my worlds, so don’t stress too much as we creep closer to the final battle. :)
I froze even as my heart raced. What did you say? I demanded, certain that I’d heard them wrong. Adams didn’t have the ships or support to summon an armada. Right?
Which part of ‘fucking Quint armada’ is giving you trouble?
“What’s wrong?” Valentin asked.
“Sawya says a Quint armada just showed up. Check the news.”
The group all started asking questions, but I waved them away and returned to my conversation with Sawya. Has Chairwoman Soteras been in contact? Are they truly backed by the Quint Confederacy?
Regretfully, I’ve been a little too busy dealing with a fucking Quint armada to make any social calls, Sawya shouted across the link. There was a long pause, then they continued, their tone calm and deadly, Friends we may be, but I will not risk the station for you. Turn yourself in and I will do what I can for you. If you make me find you… don’t make me find you.
Open the airlocks and I will turn myself in.
You are in no position to make demands.
I closed my eyes and took a deep breath before I snapped out something that would get us all killed. I am making a request. There is no emergency in Block 19. The people here don’t deserve to be trapped, and it was already devolving into to violence right after the lockdown. People will die if it continues.Continue reading “The Queen’s Triumph: Chapter 16”