Where for art thou, Alien Salvation? Still waiting to show up on the publisher's Coming Soon page. I am not a patient person. Maybe that's my lesson for this life? To learn a bit of patience? If so, I'm failing miserably. I guess I'll have to come back and do it again.
Meanwhile, I continue to tease. Here's another little morsel for you:
Lindsey opened her eyes to stare at Bacoj. “So you’ve mentioned rescue parties, containment forces, and now a search party. What’s being searched for?”
Bacoj swallowed before he answered. “Empress Jessica family.”
Japohn added, “They live near before war. Must find for her.”
The Earthers paused in their eating, giving their rapt attention. Tara’s expression in particular was eager. “Tell us about Empress Jessica. Is she treated well by your emperors?”
Bacoj blinked his surprise at the question. “She Empress. She Kalquor leader. All treat well.” He mused for a moment, while he considered how to inform them of the Empress’ importance to his people. “She give Empire prince and princess,” he said finally.
His statement elicited wide-eyed stares from all three Earthers. Tara choked out, “She’s had children?”