My third book will be available in a few days. Here’s Yves’ perspective on it all.
I’m a Drone and I’ve been chosen to be a Power. Imagine that. Me, a Power. Nothing like that has ever happened in the Drone world before. We’re just here to serve the Guardians of the Universe.
Of course, when I’m trying to “fix” Earth, I’ll have to use my skills and special abilities wisely. This is my first assignment and I have so much to learn. But, if I do it right, I could free all Drones, send them back to their homes. Imagine that.
I’ve already chosen my agent. Her name is Em. Why her? Because of her dreams of course. She’s always wanted to do great things. I’ll make her dreams come true. I’ll transport her and give her the ability to speak any language and of course I’ll make sure she can’t be hurt. Maybe with a force field of some sort.
No, she won’t know what’s going on. Yes, that will be hard on her, but she’s strong. She can handle it. Oh my, look at that little speck – so much going on down there. Really, all I have to do is point my finger and we’ll get to work; stop a few wars, get rid of all the weapons …
Wait a minute, who’s that lump of lard? He wasn’t on my radar at all. What’s he doing? Obsessing over Em? I don’t think so buddy. She’s mine. Mine!
Yes, yes, I know I’m not supposed to get involved emotionally. Of course my boss will be all over me for this, but really Em is so … so special.
All of this would be so much easier if I could go down there myself. Knock a few heads together, tell Em how I feel. How do I feel? A tightening in my chest, a trembling in my knees … so many things I’ve never felt before. On Earth they call it love. It hurts sometimes, this love business. But would I, will I, give Em up?
I guess that will depend on my boss. Mentor, she’s called. Name sounds innocuous enough, doesn’t it, but she’s such a termagant. A terror really. I don’t think the other Powers are afraid of her, but then they’re not Drones. They’re from the upper classes.
And, we’re saddled with so many rules. Don’t do this. Don’t do that. And whatever you do, don’t fall in love.
Thank the Guardians, there are three more books in this series. I have to get to “live happily ever after” with Em.
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