Tessa Starr has an interesting encounter with Brayden, the Chief Security Officer. Following a CC meeting, she tries to make sure Lima’s alright, but she ends in a lot of danger herself. Strange things are happening on the station, indeed.
Casey turns out to be an imposter on a secret mission. She tries to get close to Mason. For her own protection, he turns her away. A futile gesture—with new orders coming in, their fate is sealed.
He knew the plant was sentient. He just couldn’t prove it.
Which is why Luna was playing such an instrumental part in his study. Because of her prosthetics, she could communicate with the plants.
By the time Mason recovered from the shock, the man was already gone. In a daze, Mason ran through the empty corridors, looking for him, the former lieutenant in the criminal organization of Havoc Syndicate. To no avail.
On the trip to the station four years ago, she’d glimpsed a Rakh’Sha male, but she figured he’d be a new addition to the Security Department. A year passed before Luna learned the newly pointed Head of the Biology Department was Rakh’Sha, and even more before she realized he was the same prickly male from the shuttle.