The Imperial agent sat across from Prae and Prae leaned back in his seat.
“Ensign Kora’s been released, right?” said Prae as the agent scrolled through a report on his datapad, “She didn’t have anything to do with this. I was the superior officer—she’s my responsibility.”
“Oh—of course, of course,” said the agent, not making eye contact as he scrolled through the datapad, “This is all just a formality, really. Your actions were technically legal within the framework of the Assembly—-such hiccups are natural with a regime change.”
“A formality,” said Prae, glancing down at his cuffs, “Look, Agent—uh…”
“Herilane. Agent Herilane,” said the agent.
“This really isn’t necessary,” said Prae.
“Your files here say you were a soldier—Pre-Clone Wars…fascinating,” said Herilane, continuing to scroll down in the datapad. He set