Attacus thinks for a moment, before speaking, looking down. ATTACUS: I don't think I can say I'm lucky, but... you've been kind - and Flight knows not everyone follows the accords to the letter. Now, at least, no one is asking me to fight anymore. Virel looks sincere as she talks to him. VIREL: Do you regret joining up? ATTACUS: Conscription didn't give me much of a choice. VIREL: Oh. There's a moment of silence before they start speaking again.  ATTACUS: Something to read might be nice? VIREL: Oh, yes, sure!
INTERLUDE 1: Virel & Attacus | Part 4, END

And the rest is history.


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