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Part 2 of Chapter 2 is here. Sorry if it drags a little, not much action here, its more of an opportunity to build on the central characters somewhat.
The low hum of the warp drives was a constant aboard the Lady Sovereign. While normally it proved a nuisance when trying to concentrate, in light of the absolute silence of Prosper it was a comfort just to hear something man-made again.
I sat at my desk, watching the cursor blink as I decided best how to round off my report of the chase of the rogue Magos. It had been a long pursuit, spanning two years and several sub-sectors. Now it was finally at an end, and I could look forward to some well-deserved seclusion. Banners displaying Imperial heraldry hung from the walls alongside paintings depicting figures I greatly respected from Imperial history. Primarch Vulkan, who served to remind that we work to protect the denizens of the Imperium, Saint Sabbat, who showed the necessity of sacrifice, and adorning the wall directly across from my desk, Eisenhorn, who’s wisdom I had long-revered.
Though dead, his words lived through his published work, and I was proud to have a copy of The Spheres of Longing within my collection. It sat in a display case amongst the bookcases that lined one wall of the room.
I had always been taught a warrior’s instruments of war should speak for him, both on and off the battlefield. To that end, I had elected to place my armour and various armaments on stands and racks in a small alcove of to the left. Easily accessible, and serving as a reminder to any guests I might have that I was a warrior first, and an Inquisitor second.
My thoughts returned once again to Lysa. I was certain she’d run on ahead in an effort to impress with her abilities as an Interrogator.