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ME:S - Ch2: Old grudges (Part 2)ME:S - Ch2: Old grudges (Part 2) by Quinn-G
Unsurprisingly, the hearing did not go well. At first, Executor Pallin forwarded whatever little evidence Vakarian – who he purposefully did not name – had uncovered, and Kate had to admit it was anything but sufficient. The worst C-Sec could accuse Saren of with that kind of evidence was the purchase of illegal weapon mods and equipment, to which his hologram would retort that he only did so to get the job done, and the Council just agreed with almost everything he would say, as it was a Spectre’s freedom to employ whatever means they thought was necessary for the safeguarding of the Galaxy.
What a load of Varren shit.
“Thank you, Executor,” the asari Councilor told Pallin, who briefly bowed to her before storming off from the balcony with what Kate believed was the turian equivalent of an all-in-a-day’s-work look, datapad tucked under his armpit. “Now that we’ve settled the matter of Saren’s… questionable dispenses,
ME:S - Ch2: Old grudges (Part 1)ME:S - Ch2: Old grudges (Part 1) by Quinn-G
It took some time for Kate’s senses to come back. At first, she heard the familiar rumbling of a ship’s drive core running through the walls, which immediately gave her that home-sweet-home feeling she always felt aboard a starship. Then, the scent of antiseptic in the air allowed her to conclude that she was in a medical bay, and when she opened her eyes, she identified it as that of the Normandy. A strident beep from one of the machines around her bed came on, and the elderly grey-haired Dr. Chakwas turned around, visibly happy to see her conscious.
“Welcome back among the living, Commander,” she greeted her as she walked around the bed to shut the machine down, and then switched on her omni-tool to look at a diagram of her vital signs. “How are you feeling?”
Kate propped herself up on her elbows, and immediately regretted it; a slight, but nevertheless unpleasant ache surged through her skull and she put her right palm on her forehead.