The Lost Chapters – Brie: Part 1Brie and George - 27th Protector

She was hoping there was a reason. She was now begging me to be who I truly was. She wanted the true answer of why I had accidentally slipped the word of apology. Even if it got us both killed. She was already dead without me.

 

The Lost Chapters – Brie: Part 2

“What did you mean then, when you said I had the wrong mission?”

“Your mission, every time, is to save one.  I don’t want you to think about the many, the masses, your legacy, the bigger issues on campus.  Just save one.  And come home.  If you stay focused on the one, you will feel for them what you need to feel.”

Eldridge started to walk past me, reaching for the door. 

“And trust me Brie, 14th Protector of the 186th generation, you need to feel.”

 

The Lost Chapters – Brie: Part 3

11165107_10202910965255163_2964869587303704715_o“George?  Why are you on my MCU?”

“Because your phone was off.  We could tell.  Where are you?”

“I’m in the woods.  I’m a few miles away from the Q station, but I need the EE to come here.”

“That’s not going to happen, Brie.”  The way he said it sent a chill up my spine.

“George, what’s going on?”

“There was a breach.”

The Lost Chapters – Brie: Part 4

“Then you want revenge, Protector, don’t you?  No one could lose anyone and not cry unless they wanted revenge.”

I looked down.  I had thought about that word so much on the way back to the Republic.

“No.  Really…I just to help someone.”  I said it, knowing it was the right words, but it was mechanical.

Maybe she knew that.

“Then what if you helped me get revenge?” she asked eerily.

The Lost Chapters – Brie: Part 5

Patterson sighed and rubbed his forehead. “Look Brie, this isn’t easy. None of this. Sometimes…I don’t even know how to ask the questions we have to ask, and I don’t know how to begin to find the answer. I just wanted to make sure.”
“That what?”
“That you’re not in so much pain that you can’t see hers.”