The control room is the only room in Mica's compound other than my old cell that has an electricity supply. Mica stands at the far wall with Jack, I
have hated jack and his ridiculous eye patch since he repeatedly kicked me in the jaw and i can tell he hates me and would like nothing more than to
kick me a few more times. Mya sits at the desk surrounded by computer screens, she is a tech genius and Mica's wife although that is a closely gauaded
secret since being the wife of a Rebel fugitive makes it difficult to move around freely, even in the outer sectors. "Listen Up!" Mica yells above the
muttered conversations. " Tonight is the Colonial independence ceremony as i'm sure most of you know. Twenty thousand citizens from the sectors will
be piling into the Prime for the celebrations. During the celebrations almost ten thousand of our loyal supporters are going to draw lots of attention
and cause a great deal of damage allowing a small group of us to infiltrate Prime headquarters to carry out our mission, those of you directly
involved know the plan and know exactly what your duties are. those of you who are being made aware of this now are not taking part, you will remain
in the compound with the recruits so that if the worst should happen and we are all killed in the attempt, some of us will still be around to continue
the fight. All of you know where you need to be so let's get to it and good luck to everybody. we are going to need it."
Mica, Mya and I wait patiently outside prime headquarters for the pre-arranged distraction, for a moment i think our plan has failed and then i hear
it. Screams but not like screams i have ever heard before these were screams of total joy, apparently tearing the prime to pieces is a great deal of
fun to the citizens of the outer sectors. the cheering and screaming gets louder and louder. security is diverted from headquarters to the ceremony.
This is our chance
I stand in the hallway outside my uncles office, i breath, raise my pistol and enter. My uncle sits on a high backed chair smoking a cigar when he
turns to see me his face is a mixture of bewilderment and terror. He runs for the door. I fire my weapon...
My uncle looks weak and pathetic writhing on the floor, crying out in pain, begging me not to kill him. my bullets have destroyed his kneecaps, he
will never walk again. I pick him up and sit him in his chair just as Mya enters the room and sits at his desk "What's your password?" she ask
politely with a smile. I can tell my despicable uncle is considering non compliance so i push the barrel of my pistol hard into his neck but before i
can threaten him Mya has already broken through. "Never mind" she says with a disgusted tone "seriously! who sets their password as password?" i try
and fail to stifle a laugh. My uncles eyes fall on the doorway as Mica enters the room, i stand up " Mica! i would like to introduce you to my
honorable uncle, Prime councilor Marcus Lux." i Turn to Marcus and say "Uncle Marcus it is my distinct Pleasure to introduce to you My brother, the
terrorist rebel, Micah Kaverin." I look at my uncle, his eyes wide with panic. My eyes fall on my brother and we both smile.
Mica looms over Marcus as he begs for his life. " You want mercy!" Mica screams at him "where was your mercy when you murdered a hundred people to get
to my father? where was your mercy when you had your own sisters shuttle sabotaged? The only mercy i can give you is a quick death and even that is
more than you deserve, you murdered my father because you were afraid of the loyalty he was given and because he had the audacity to fall in love with
your sister!" Mica's face is red and tears stream for his eyes, this is the moment ha has waited for his entire life. "That's not why we had him
killed." Marcus speaks so softly i almost don't hear him. I know he is speaking the truth the man has no fight left in him."what are you talking
about?" i ask as i grab him by the throat " give me the truth and i promise i will give you a quick death." He considers his options but i see the
resignation in his eyes, he would rather die quickly than be a prisoner for the rest of his life.
Marcus breathes heavily before he begins to speak. " Your father didn't die because of who he loved or who was loyal to him, he died because he
discovered a secret. A very old secret and he wouldn't keep it a secret so he had to be silenced."
"What secret?" I scream at him as he begins to sob
"The Vessel, he found it!" Mica's eyes open wide, he knows what it is.
"what's the vessel?" i ask Mica but he doesn't speak, it's Marcus who answers
"the vessel is the ship that brought us here two thousand years ago, your father found it."
Mica lifts Marcus up by the throat and looks deep into his eyes."Your Lying, it's a myth"
"that's what i thought until i saw it for myself, you father was going to go public and tell everybody that the stories were true, i couldn't allow
that." he whimpers
Mica tightens his grip on his throat "Where is it?" he asks
"The mountains in the southern territory, theres a file on the computer The file name is Ark." Marcus speaks without hesitation. Mica turns to Mya
"Got it" she says. Mica puts his pistol in my uncles mouth and pulls the trigger. I stand paralyzed for a moment, trying to comprehend my new reality.
"What now?" i ask.
" Now little brother, we find the vessel and ride it home" he says with a wink.
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