>>1995>Natalia smiles gently.
"You sound young, Orion, both of you - you're allowed to make mistakes."
>Natalia rubs her neck slightly.
". . .although most mistakes are usually a bit less painful. . ."
"But you don't need to worry, I'm used to people threatening me, you live in the industrial district long enough and you see it all - Crimson Tide thugs, Meta-Human Alliance Agitators, Brigadier muscle. . ."
"I even saw a gang member dressed up like they were going to a ball, once."
>Natalia chuckles as she remembers the comical sight.Post too long. Click here to view the full text.