This week, I'm jumping ahead a little bit (can't give away *ALL* my goodies, after all) in FALLEN. Aston escapes Jaysen Ro for the time being (as if there was any doubt), but has crash-landed on a nearby planet. Enjoy today's snippet...
Swapping out new modules for new ones took no time at all, and I certainly hoped Ro’s ship had suffered more damage than mine. If not, my escape plan was going to be short-lived.
Except Jeanie had to make it all the more interesting. “There appear to be several beings approaching.”
“It can’t be Ro and his thugs.”
“These seem to be natives of the planet.”
“Can we still lift off?”
Jeanie took a moment before responding. “The most likely result would be to cause them harm from flying sand from the underbelly exhaust ports.”
It was still mighty tempting, considering I didn’t know these people at all.
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