Star Wars – Shards of Infamy
The Hunt for Silar Mins, Part VII
“It’s me, Morticia …”
The moment the unusual cyborg said the words, the galaxy seemed to hold its breath. Morticia, if that was true, needed help. But what kind of help?
Her former body, a svelte class infiltration shuttle, was heavily damaged. It might even be beyond repair. And this new form, she was a mix of machine and plant. Could her memory core, what made the artificial intelligent being ‘alive’, be transferred? Where would anyone begin?
Behind the group, Captain Merit Rosette brow pinched in concentration. A wash of emotion passed over her face, always returning to surprise.
In the quiet of the cargo hold, the crate Greelo had found let out a series of chimes, then a click. Inside, a blue light revealed Dizzy, still caught in suspended animation.
And then, there was the hologram of the Kaminoan woman. She looked haggard and tired. The timestamp of a few weeks earlier gave away it was a hologram but the Kaminoan’s eyes seemed to search though the group, until she found Maia.
“Maia. My dear Maia. Help me. You, your sister and her friends are my only hope …”