WHEREIN a Business Partner Experiences an Unwelcome Change in Status
Amys walked into the Wardroom to find Grif and Baron Tyrelos locked in the middle of renegotiating their business relationship. This renegotiation consisted of Grif and the baron trying to drink each other under the table: so far, two bottles of Varkavian Whiskey and half a bottle of Stellis Blue had been sacrificed on the altar of Trying To Get the Upper Hand.
Grif looked up, saw Amys, and raised his glass in salute.
“Apparently,” Amys said, voice dry, “today was a bad day to go out.”
WHEREIN Secrets are Revealed, and Negotiations Begin Anew
Grif stared at the impassive face of Stebbil Tanz and tried not to look surprised.
Tanz was human—that made sense, since Mogra Tylaris was human, and Tanz had been his doctor. Some doctors specialized in cross-species medicine, but it was more common for doctors to study their own racial biology. He was a tall man, slight of build, and his light brown hair was thinning on top and graying on the sides.