PMD: Overthrown Chapter Eight
Chapter Eight: Extradition
"You may ask why I make everything so tedious and drawn out when a direct route is far faster? Simplicity is for the simple-minded and those inclined to be moronic. You brought me under your employment, so you will be content with the way I conduct my business…"
The Vilified One
He saw me, lost in a sea of darkness. He tried to help me, save me, but I pushed him away. Misguided by my own pride.
"Jay! Leo! Get up!"
Kelly's panicked voice rang throughout the base, shattering the relative midnight silence. Leo stirred from his sleep only slightly, his recovering mind not comprehending her panicked call.
In my pride, I tempted him. I told him to do his worst. He did so, if only to show me the errors of my ways.
He vaguely remembered what exactly happened the night before, a sickening swirl of fire, ice, and pain imprinted on his subconscious was all that remained of that lost night.
An idiot, that's what I was. A foo