Exile: Uprising – Chapter 30

Tathek watched Shuldin scrabble at the surface of the dome, his universal device still clutched protectively in one hand. “The sentience core!” he wailed. “I was so close. Only the final inputs needed to be made!” “Shuldin.” Tathek reached out and rested his hand on the Vanneth’s shoulder until he stilled. “It’s all right.” “How is this all right, my …

Exile: Uprising – Chapter 29

X-Zero, focus! There has to be something that we can do. The Vekaran gave no reply, and Tathek couldn’t tell if it had even heard him. It thrashed within his mind, grappling with M-Seven’s security protocols and running calculations that looped in on themselves until Tathek felt like he was trapped within a malfunctioning computer. The radiation was still building. …