Sunday May 13, 2007

Book 8: The Sharp End of the Stick
Part VI: ...And Into The Fire


Kevyn (soliloquy):I am Commander Kevyn Andreyasn. I have shaped the destinies of worlds, of nations, and galaxies.
Kevyn (soliloquy):I have created and destroyed. I have followed and I have led. I know love, and love has known me back.
Kevyn (soliloquy):I flirt with death for a living, and I have cheated the Reaper more times than I can remember.
Kevyn (soliloquy):The cheating had a price. My body is no longer my own, and when I look into the eyes of my friends, they look into the barrel of a gun.
Kevyn (soliloquy):All futures are uncertain, but mine seems
Petey:Kevyn, quit feeling sorry for yourself and wake up.
Kevyn:What are you doing in my head, Petey? You're interrupting my monologue.
Petey:I'm not in your head. I'm out here, in your cabin with the Doctor trying to wake you up.
Kevyn:Then how come you're able to carry on a conversation with me?
Petey:That's your brain trying to reconcile my insistence that you wake up with the fact that you want to keep dreaming about how miserable you are.
Kevyn:And I suppose you're going to tell me that I just dreamed that explanation, too?
Petey:Yes, but it's really you telling you that.
Petey:Now quit messing with my wardrobe and get your shiny pink self out of bed.