10th Story of Perceptions
Sequel to Mysteries and Discoveries
Introduction: The aftermath of the mission and the First Challenge. The crew think about a fallen comrade. Avon has thoughts about Blake.
Author's Note: After the heavy action of the previous chapter, this one was supposed to be a funny one. But one of the characters had other ideas and refused to cooperate. The result, an angsty chapter instead of a funny one.
It's very disconcerting when your fictional characters begin to lecture you. The disturbing thing is that, he was absolutely right. Lesson, don't try to explain the concept of 'red shirts' to a character who actually cares what happens to people.
Dialogue with Characters addendum added at the end.( Collapse )