2 Works in Shousetsu Bang*Bang
After having lived on Ganymede for so long, returning to Europa to guest conduct a piece with his old mentor's ensemble is more disorienting than Shen Markash had thought it would be. He thought he was prepared to close this chapter of his life, to let this be one final hurrah, but fate, politics, and a certain concertmaster may have other plans for him.
- Part 1 of Tales from the Storm Throne
Xanthos' full mouth twisted in displeasure. "I have been ordained to full priesthood within the Church since last we spoke, Thought-Captain. You will address me," and his lips curled up in a cruel smile, "as Father."
Cyrus didn't bother to hide his smirk. Xanthos had always been such a pompous little shit, and Cyrus was glad to see that even that hadn't changed. "My most sincere apologies," he said, lowering his head in mock obeissance. "Father." He let the word linger on his tongue like a lover's name, and kept his eyes downcast.
Originally written for issue 70 of Shousetsu Bang*Bang.