“Phone call from High King Bo Catena.” the astro-ship’s A.I. informed the twenty-four year old Dr. Alma as she sat quietly in the living quarters of her ship.
“Thank you, Computer.” Alma sighed in defeat as she got up from her chair and gracefully moved towards the large telescreen. As she pressed the blinking button, it stopped and the face of the High King filled the screen.
“Good morning, your majesty. It’s a pleasure to hear from you.” she greeted him as she gave them a small bow.
“There is no need for formalities. We are alone.” the high king shook their head.
“Thank you. May I ask why you’re phoning me?”
“I had been informed that you had refused the bodyguards I had sent to watch over you. I would like to hear from you the reason why.”
“If I may be so bold, I sent them back since I don’t trust them.”
“You don’t trust them? While I understand that Edgar failed tr