“If you are questioned by a Wilkesist, keep your answers as short as possible and tell them no information they do not specifically ask you to tell. Do not admit to breaking the Ordinance. No matter how they press you. Let them count only on what sources they may have that say otherwise. There are not many, and I do not think the boy would speak ill of you. If a Bishop questions you, with exception of a few, they will not used skilled word tricks like the agents. They will use other, painful methods. If that happens, remember the carbon subnitride damage. It was painful, but mendable. You may not yet understand, but believe me Terra, physical pain is nothing compared to lasting emotional pain.”
Tune in for quick reads of the best (or least despicable) selections from the previous day’s word count, by virtue of my daily writing regimen for the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). WARNING: editing has not taken place.