already knew what it was, a cybernetic implant. It used a technology far beyond Epian standards during the
present dark ages. What Mancuso didn’t know and what bothered him
the most, is what the Shadow Knights were doing with it. The Shadow
Knights came from the Salmonil tribes, a desert people traditionally
engaged in herding hay-hochi, a small triceratops-like animal. They
couldn’t even mint their own coinage let alone develop the nano-technology
and medical science necessary to construct cybernetic implants, but here
it was and it bothered Mancuso deeply.
did you use to find me?”
knight’s eyes tightened in pain as the heat began to burn. No, he
wasn’t going to tell. Pain, pain. “All right! I used
a rod, a golden rod. It made a noise and glowed at the place you
were going to come.”
it this?” Mancuso held up the rod Lenesco used.
you. My apologies for the burn on your chin. It will heal.
the knight saw and felt no more.