|Cover by Danielle Fine|
“I can do that,” it assured her. “But the next starship isn’t due for another hour. Let me take you somewhere more comfortable to wait.” The smoothness of its voice calmed the turbulent sea roiling in her chest.
She licked dry lips. “I could do with a drink,” she admitted.
“Easily solved.” The avatar released her and, with an archaic gesture, swept his hand outward to indicate the way.Amusement softened her anger. She’d seen older men do that, but it seemed odd for someone as youthful as he appeared.
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