|Once the fighting actually begins, it’s quite out of my hands.” He smiled.
“That’s nonsense, and you know it. I’d be careful, were I you. Creae’s becoming quite annoyed with the whole affair.”
“And he sent you to tell me? What a nice messenger-girl you are.”
“Communication is my prerogative. Just as watching people fight each other is yours.
I’d advise you to heed this warning – Creae once threatened to banish me. You may be older than I, but get in his way and you’ll be gone soon enough. None of us would mourn your loss, and Creae may actually be able to get some work done with you gone.”
Landis had heard that a few atomic bombs set off in precise, strategic places, would have power enough to destroy the world. He was tempted to try the experiment, just to prove to Creae that he was not to be trifled with,