By Alex Albrinck
They murdered his spouse and son. They burned down his apartment. They beat him inside an inch of his lifestyles. after which they learned that they had the incorrect man.
They must have killed him after they had the chance.
Will Stark is a self-made multi-billionaire, fortunately married and a proud father. He arrives domestic to discover his apartment destroyed and his kin murdered, and is himself rescued from convinced dying via a mysterious trio.
His rescuers are a part of a splinter faction of a centuries-old mystery society that has built remarkable technological advances, and unlocked the strategy to liberate humanity's innate power, and talents lengthy inspiration the area of magic. Will used to be mistakenly believed to be a key dissident and fugitive, at the run from the first staff, referred to as the Aliomenti.
Society believes him lifeless, and should elects to paintings from the shadows to benefit the secrets and techniques of the Aliomenti, secrets and techniques which could support him search his personal type of vengeance.
Or, probably, turn into the fellow they'd sought all alongside.
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Cool because Cassandra liked it that way. She had to, because she controlled the environmental gauges for all of Persia. She could have jacked it up to near ninety Celsius, if she wanted. Or possibly not. She probably had some programmed parameters hardwired into her command structure so that she could make her biosystem uncomfortable for humans but not lethal. Unless, of course, she decided to malfunction in a way that circumvented her hardwiring. That was a thought. He should have worn an e-suit.
Someone had covered her creamy white stomach and sun-freckled shoulders with a black, form-fitting jumper that reminded him of a shiny diving suit. The arms were taken because flesh hands were not deemed sensitive enough for data analysis. Any knowledge that could be derived from touch and texture could be more thoroughly and intimately gathered via the Cassandra System’s own extendable grapple arms with their non- 58 From the Hands of Hostile Gods slip coating and triple tined grasping springs with ten billion micro-sensor pads implanted in their surface.
Again, with the eighth and ninth cards, we see a correspondence. These are the House and the Interior positions, representing both environmental aspects, general feelings of one’s surroundings and the motivating feelings for good or ill—that is, hopes and fears. These two positions are often linked closely together. We have, in order, the Three of Pentacles and the Three of Wands. The threes are reinforcements, complementary. The first is a card of labor, of skilled workers performing the tasks at hand.