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Chapter 51 - Important People[]

The Triad
Tharkad System
Lyran Commonwealth
January, 3098

[Estates General floor...]

On a normal day's session, maybe 20% of the legislature of the Lyran Commonwealth even bothered to show up.
This week has thusly consisted of anything BUT normal days.  That the Archon would demand a full session?  In the middle of a CRISIS?

Almost unheard of outside a declaration of war.

Andrew mounted the Dais, and looked at the seats.

"Mister Speaker?  I see we may have to wait until tomorrow." he said.  Just a count of delegates present was under sixty percent of the whole body.

"Your Highness?"

"I asked for a full session. There are more than one hundred and..." he waved a finger in a counting motion.  "Forty seats empty. This is not a full session.  It can wait until tomorrow."  He stepped down, and walked out of the chamber.

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