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Puis laughed, and moved to show Sorran out. They reached the door, and it opened to reveal a scarcely populated hangar bay with no aircraft save for a seraph in poor repair, and the banshee that would soon be Sorran's.
"I'd appreciate it," he said from the door, as Sorran walked down the stairs. "Oh, and Sorran?"
"Yes?" Sorran asked, pausing in his tracks. There was a silence between them for a few moments, and finally Puis spoke.
"This is awkward, but I was just sent a general alert and... well, you wouldn't happen to be the same Sorran wanted by the sanctum for High Councillor Restraint's murder, would--"
Sorran drew out his gun and threw himself back towards Puis, jamming the pistol in the man's neck and driving him back inside the office. Puis simply stared at him with calm.
This is now among my most favorite moments of all books I've ever read; ever.
Amazing work, Wolvers! I finally took the time to read through the chapter. This section of the book put a smile on my face, something the Kilo 5 trilogy could never manage!
Oh and I just scrolled down after reading that post... only to find 2 more huge posts. D:
That depiction of the Prophet of Mercy tells me that Halo 2 didn't flesh him out enough. He was somewhat ambiguous in the game but is solemn in this!
[Edited on 12.23.2012 10:28 PM PST]