100-Word Challenge, Day 239


Mourner /Foter

“There is no reward without danger,” Robert said as he took his place beside Neville. “The potential here is incredible. If we play this correctly it could change everything and our names would be celebrated across the cosmos.”

“Or vilified if we fail,” whispered Neville.

“What troubles you Neville? It is not like you to be so pessimistic.”

“I don’t know.” Neville stood still, his eyes focused on a point beyond even his incredible sight. “I have never doubted our role in this before, but I find myself uncertain, no, uncomfortable for the first time since we made the mortal world our home.”

 

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