Well, no matter now, the Baron thought, his mind firming. uggs clearance The next guard captain will begin by finding answers to these questions.
He grew aware of more activity down the hall-around the corner at the other door to that room of death. The Baron pushed himself away from his own door, studied the lackeys around him. They stood there staring, silent, Chanel Handbags waiting for the Baron's reaction.
Would the Baron be angry?
And the Baron realized only a few seconds had passed since his flight from that terrible room.
Some of the guards had weapons leveled at the door. Some were directing their ferocity toward the empty hall that stretched away toward the noises Chanel Bags around the corner to their right.
A man came striding around that corner, gas mask dangling by its straps at his neck, his eyes intent on the overhead poison snoopers that lined this corridor. He was yellow-haired, flat of face with green eyes. Crisp lines radiated from his thick-lipped mouth. He cheap louis vuitton handbags looked like some water creature misplaced among those who walked the land.
The Baron stared at the approaching man, recalling the name: Nefud. Iakin Nefud. Guard corporal. Nefud was addicted to semuta, the drug-music combination that played itself in the deepest consciousness. A useful item of information, that.
The man stopped in louis vuitton handbags on sale front of the Baron, saluted. "Corridor's clear, m'Lord. I was outside watching and saw that it must be poison gas. Ventilators in your room were pulling air in from these corridors." He glanced up at the snooper over the Baron's head. "None of the stuff escaped. We have the room UGG Boots Clearance cleaned out now. What are your orders?"
The Baron recognized the man's voice-the one who'd been shouting orders. Efficient, this corporal, he thought.
"They're all dead in there?" the Baron asked.
Well, we must adjust, the Baron thought.
"First," he said, "let me congratulate you, Nefud. You're the new captain Jordan Heels of my guard. And I hope you'll take to heart the lesson to be learned from the fate of your predecessor."
The Baron watched the awareness grow in his newly promoted guardsman. Nefud knew he'd never again be without his semuta.
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