By David Pringle
An anthology of brief tales set within the war-torn "Warhammer 40,000" universe of the forty first millennium - a land of grim fable, gothic sorcery, amazing warriors and threatening event, consistently threatened via the darkish Powers of Chaos.
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Inside, he needed to talk about it, but he suspected old man Fiddeus had charged everybody with the dire command not to upset him in any way by raking up old hurts. Gomery Fiddeus was a good friend of Solonaetz's own father; the commission had been a favour. 'Well,' Graian said brightly, rubbing his hands together, 'maybe we can find you a sweet young hetaira gifted in the arts of massage. As you know, the city of Assyrion is famed for its therapy shrines. ' He laughed. Solonaetz smiled thinly and inclined his head.
As serious as any relationship for people in our positions can be. We live for the day. I can't see it's any of your business, Graian. Have no worry that it will affect my work - or hers. ' Graian shrugged, reached up and slapped Solonaetz's thigh in an assuaging gesture, before making his way back to the camera operati, where he would catch up with a little paperwork, leaving the Dea Brava in Solonaetz's care. The interview had not progressed exactly as he'd planned. SOLONAETZ SIGHED, AND settled back in his chair, blinking up through the blister at the streaming stars.
Now, I must hunt down our little communications system and ask her to transmit a message to my father. ' Gabreus grinned. ' IT HAD NOT gone unnoticed by Graian that some kind of carnal transaction was taking place between his navigator and his «Deathwing» Edited by Marc Gascoigne & Andy Jones astropath. For some reason, this caused him deep discomfort. Shivania, he decided, had a streak of insolence inside her. Perhaps it was this that made him distrust her. Sometimes, when he issued a command, he sensed a wry malevolence in her expression; something about the mouth.