by James Darcey
the best entertainment was the exercise machine in her small room. It was the only world she knew.
adventures of Ion in the fourth book of the series, adding to his epic fantasy series, and the saga of the Stargate Thieves.
I didn’t have any specific actors in mind as the books developed, but half the cast would need to be Japanese. Looking it up, the lead role could go to Kiki Sukezane.
Takeru is something of a book nerd. With thousands of books, he opened a shop to keep up with his passion for books.
Panzo is an over-the-top engineer with two things keeping him going. His love for Lafiel, and patriotism for his planet.
Lafiel has fallen for Panzo, though neither will admit it.
Traxel is the most alien, with motives that don’t always coincide with the others. The closest resemblance that I had in mind as I wrote him was a praying mantis.
Though we don’t actually see him in the book, Teyrn Elon is portrayed as a tall gray alien with oversized head and thin limbs. His presence casts a shadow over Ion’s actions with a menace that always lingers in the back of her thoughts.
The woman bowed slightly with her greeting, “Please forgive me! I didn’t know they had brought you with them. Hirohito! Saiyuki! Get the table set for our guest as well. You will join us for dinner?”
She had made it both as a statement and a question, as though she was being polite, but refusal wasn’t an option. There was more that she wanted to say. That was obvious with the look in her eyes. I didn’t mind the implied assumption in her words. The smell of the food had awakened my stomach into thinking it needed sustenance. I agreed to stay if she would allow me to assist. This pleased her, and yet she refused my offer, still insisting I join them for dinner. Even with the offer of joining them for the meal I could see something troubled her. With my acceptance she leaned down to whisper a question to Hiro.
“We told you; it’s because they are filming the movie. She’s a space hero. You ought to see her space ship; it looks so real!”