“Now that’s what I call a severance package!”
Kyndi Jane McCaskil, part-time companion and full-time smuggler, inhaled her onionhead joint and triumphantly raised the data drive in the air. In it were thousands of Sirius Corporation account numbers, hard-encoded so thoroughly that the only way for anyone to access them was to possess the actual hardware on which they were stored.
Which we did.
The Inevitable Betrayal
glided through Shajin Market’s blue-tinted mailslot, entering the massive, cavernous main docking bay. All around us, ships came and went, ground crews above and below the low-g surface bustling around the landed vessels. The familiar green tint of the bay flooded the bridge, stacks of massive hydroponic farms and agricultural machinery moving past our canopy view.
Near the central administrative district was the headquarters of the Chapterhouse of Inquisition. In the time since Arissa’s ascension to the throne, the Chapterhouse’s mandate had been expanded from monitoring the entire Empire to keeping tabs on anyone and anything of note. That included the Sirius megacorporation, which meant obtaining inside information about their dealings however possible.
And for that, you need a smuggler.
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