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The war might be over—or almost so, the planet largely at peace, the spaceports disgorging a steady stream of Galactic and Rong visitors onto Voc—but the pace was just as frustratingly slow.
By the sounds of it, the bartering was not going well. A relief, because he was her only hope. Without Sang, her baby would be stillborn.
Rechan watched her niece from a distance. Akanlam looked up, her face red. We have to get to the plateaux. Too far along; that was the truth.
A mistake; hope had never gotten her anywhere. The herder grimaced again, and looked at the bulge of her belly. Thank you, younger brother.
They did have mules and goats, but in her advanced state of pregnancy she dared not risk a ride on an animal. So they radioed the next village, which promised to send their only aircar.
Rechan thanked them, and hunkered with Akanlam down in the kitchen to help with the communal cooking. Mau came by the kitchen later, having spent the afternoon gossiping with the village elders.
They say people go missing there. They say on quiet nights you can hear the sounds of battle. What kind of being had he become, left to his own devices on the plateaux? Rechan shifted, to see onto the plaza. A gathering of people in silk clothes, clustered around the lucky trio.
She was young, even younger than Akanlam; wearing a red, tight-fitting tunic with golden embroidery, and beaming; and her groom even younger than her, making it hard to believe he had cleared adolescence.
The breath-sibling was a distinguished, elderly gentleman in the robes of a scholar, who reminded Rechan of her own grandfather. He was standing next to the bride, smiling as widely as she was. The sunlight seemed to illuminate his translucent body from within: The baby was three months, four months old, perhaps?
With the pudgy fingers and the chubby cheeks—her own child would be like that one day, would look at her with the same wide-eyed wonder.
Akanlam was the niece with the closest quarters to her own; and she and Mau and Rechan often got together for dinners and after-work drinks—though none of them ever let Akanlam cook.
As Mau had said: She did mix superb fruit chunks, though. How many did you say you wanted? If she could find her breath-sibling againFollow/Fav A Sharp Intake of Breath By: WhisperedTruths An accident, a sinister man, two deaths, a disappearance, a new arrival, a glimmer of hope all in this story about true love and loss.
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