Augie & Ethan take the stolen ship Vajra to the Rim
An Osiris security force officer hands a data pad to a slim, middle-aged, man. The man rubs his temples and looks at the pad.
“This is going to be trouble.” He says to someone sitting in the shadows.
The man in the shadows leans barely forward into the light, revealing only his right hand. A pair of tungsten Baoding meditation balls. He rotates them in his hand slowly, “I don’t see how this is my problem, Augustus.”Augustus flicks an annoyed look at the seated man, “It is if you want my vote.”
The man stops rotating the mediation balls. “You misunderstand the value of your vote.”
“You misunderstand the value of what was stolen.”
The man puts the meditation balls down with gently. They metallic chime on the table as the internal balls slowly stops their motion. “What do you have in mind?”