Musketeer Space Part 27 - Paying for Porthos
November 19th, 2014 at 10:53 30134 / 50000 words. 60% done! It's Drowned Vanilla week, but Musketeer Day stops for no one. If you're in Hobart, please drop by the Hobart Bookshop tomorrow evening for the launch of my second Culinary Crime murder mystery, written under the name Livia Day.
Musketeer Space Part 27 – Paying for Porthos
“Excuse me?” Dana said disbelievingly. “Who has threatened you?” Did this have something to do with Porthos’ ransom? What the hell kind of trouble had her friend got herself into? Thoughts of space mobsters and casino crime, or the Red Guards, or something worse than that, all flitted through her head at once. “Why, Madame Porthos,” said Madame Gsaoid, with a jerky inflection of her mouth that Dana had learned in her experience with other Mendaki not to mistake for a smile. “She has threatened the safety of any of my staff who attempt to approach her room.”