…Aaaand we’re into another flashback. If you like, you can read the last three pages in a row (starting here), and it will flow more smoothly. As you may recall from that handy Galaxion Timeline, Scavina’s memories which we’re seeing here (and also here and here) happened about eleven years previously.

Reminder: if you’re in the Toronto area, please come to visit me at Word on the Street, this Sunday, September 27th! It’s a great big free festival celebrating books of all sorts, for all ages. Find me here! Did I mention that it’s free?