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Wednesday, January 7

Hidden Greed: Conclusion

With the eggs found and recovered, the threat to Saeber was over. The ss’resen escort waited in the hills; they were incredibly overjoyed to have the eggs returned to them.

“We are greatly indebted to you for preventing a war,” said Lonnek to Vlad. “You saved our village. It may not mean a lot in the big scheme of things, but it’s our entire world.”

Vlad accepted the thanks graciously.

“I apologize, I must leave now to speak with the ss’ressen. I’ve just received word that four of them are at the gates, waving a flag of peace.”

“Of course,” Vlad said with a slight smile. “Tell Shatterscale I said hello.”

He walked back over to Kham, who stood alone by himself. “You all right?”

“For a guy who just walked through Carcosa, I’m great,” Kham said sourly. “I didn’t really understand what was going to happen there. Sorry about that.”

“It’s okay,” Vlad said with a shy smile. “Although I’d appreciate some warning next time.” [MORE]


posted by Michael Tresca at 6:25 AM

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