Thursday, November 22, 2012

Talk 3

We had a king, and he had a king. Orders were issued, recruits gathered and everyone sorted according to participation. The officers drew up manuals and guessed at how best to train the men. That was the first year.

It took two months to board the Agatha Whetstone, an enormous freighter that came to collect us. It sat there in orbit blocking the sun.

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