Characters: Lawrence Valcua and Callas the Diva
“Will you give me one last chance, milord?
The Diva toppled as the wind buffeted her. Her master’s callous reply had robbed her of the last glowing urge to live.
“Rot here if you like, or make your own way to someplace no one will ever find and meet your end. Choose a way to die that will not bring dishonor to the name of Valcua.”
—Tyrant’s Stars Parts 3 & 4, page 218