Indigo rode the lift to her floor in the Ground Tower, contemplating the events of the day and mulling over the wording of her report. Her steps faltered as she approached her door and saw a blue light on the control panel alerting her to an admin override of her lock. She keyed in her access code and stepped into her room. Continue reading
Theis was already in the control room when Ken arrived. “How did he even make it through Recruit training?”
“Jason Wolfe?” Ken shook his head slightly as he took a seat at the control panel. “This is nothing like his behavior a few months ago.” Continue reading
Ken released the trainees for dinner an hour later and watched as they filed out the doors. He followed behind a few minutes later and joined Theis at one of the tables in the Dining Hall. Continue reading
Indigo, Jason, and Emory were lined up by the training hall doors when Ken arrived, but he stopped short when he saw the rest of the class lined up against the wall as well. He passed the first three to stand before the next trainee. “Explain.” Continue reading
Ken’s furious expression melted away as soon as the dining hall doors closed behind him. The other paladins were waiting for him in the corridor.
“Two days.” Rett snickered as they started down the hall. “They lasted that long? If I recall, we didn’t make it one day.”
“Six hours,” Ken replied. “… almost. But we were younger than they are. They should have more self-control.” Continue reading