The Ship’s Voice boomed, and Karisalay startled, but only a bit. “The Immortal’s dead, oxymoronic as that might sound. And I do wish you’d stop skulking around in the Crew’s Access. You’re giving me a headache.”
Karisalay stared upward, then smiled fondly at Taryn. “You didn’t. Surely you didn’t.”
“No, auntie, point of fact, I didn’t.”
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I love the dialogue and cadence of speech. Always a terrific read!
I like the headache comment, it was very slyly inserted and appropriate. Nicely done!
This almost made me wince. Not anything about the story, characters or writing. Just that my migraines have been bugging me lately. All it took was the word headache to give me instant sympathy. ;o)
This story continues to have its fascinating twists and turns every week! Great snippet…
Interesting snippet between auntie and niece or am I wrong. Not sure but this is intriguing.