By David Weber
The booklet That all started It All!
Honor Harrington has been exiled to Basilisk station and given an vintage send to police the method. The vindictive greater who despatched her there wishes her to fail. yet he made one mistake; he's made her mad. . . .
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She picked up a fluffy towel from the dresser and tried to wipe herself clean, but it was a hopeless effort that just smeared the mess around more than it got it off. As much as Red wanted to continue exploring her room, she’d become so tired it was hard to keep her eyes open. She was relieved to discover that her bed wasn’t child-sized, as she feared it might be. It was large enough that a full-grown adult could sleep in it with room to spare. She slipped off her sandals and let her tattered dress fall to the floor.
Some were jagged and sharp, while others were rounded and smooth. The colors varied from bright and shiny to scorched and burned. Despite their many differences, the one thing they all had in common was an intense aura of power radiating around them. Red then noticed that each pedestal had a unique marking carved into the base: I Alpha II Skoll & Hati III Diona IV Madonna Oriente V Ragnarok A strange humming tone rung out nearby. Red whirled, startled, toward a stone altar at the far end of the chamber.
The ordeal left her with a sinking feeling of shame for not doing anything to help. By the time dawn broke, the rain had given way to a fine mist. Red hoped to have a better chance of finding her way back home in the light of day. She had not a clue where she was, nor could she even guess a direction to begin her search. The only thing she knew for certain was that hiding inside a hollowed out tree wasn’t going to get her anywhere. Peering out of the tree, Red could see the creatures of the forest starting to emerge.