The Lykke and Terrell watch, waves of yellow surprise coming from each, as Maria heals Richard, then Sisu. Sisu shakes his head, his dazed expression becoming sharp as Maria siphons off the pain and partially heals his wound.Don't be so shocked,
Gil says. I pushed the manifestation of their powers a bit, just in case we needed them.Perhaps these injuries wouldn't have happened if you let them be,
Terrell says, whipping anger at Gil and waving a hand at Gil, Jason, Sisu and Richard.And perhaps we'd all be dead,
Sisu says mildly as he sits up. No way to know now.It was a surprise inspection,
Lykke says, crossing her arms. You could have talked your way around it. But now we've got dead Patrol members on our head, pursuit by the Patrol and a visible attack on the Outliers! Damn it, what were you thinking?
Wonderful, a Protector that has a passion for killing,
Jason wrote:"My job isn't to run away from a fight, it's to kill people and break things, and to try and keep my fellow soldiers alive to the best of my ability. Which is what I'm going to do now. I've seen enough dust ups to have learned a thing or two about keeping people from dieing without proper medical facilities. I'm going to need something to stop the bleeding, a good antiseptic, a pair of scissors so we can cut these clothes off from around the wound, some kind of anesthetic if you can find one, so Maria won't have to keep taking the pain on herself, a needle and thread for stitches, and any tools you may have for doing very delicate work. We're going to need lots of antiseptic."
Terrell says snidely.Shut up, Terrell!
Lykke snaps. Jason, thank you for the expertize, but now that Maria has healed the worst of the damage, a few medipads should take care of the rest. That includes your wounds. Anyone who is healthy, please help the injured and follow me.
She leads the entire group to the elevator, which whizzes for a moment before opening on a floor that looks like a cross between an exam room and a hospital room: a number of pods lined up in a row, a couple of exam tables, one wall taken up by a shelf with a sink, and cabinets above and below the shelf. The Lykke motions for the injured to sit where they will, opens a cabinet and pulls out a large box. She opens the box, and within are bandages of all sizes, made of a material that looks like white gauze. But if the humans look closely, they can see that the gauze is rippling with movement. She holds the box to each injured person, waiting for them to take a pad, then walks to a monitor on the wall next to the shelf and cabinets. She presses it a few times, and curtains lower from the ceiling, hiding the injured from view.Take off your clothes, toss them on the floor and place the medipad on your injuries,
she says briskly. Terrell get you some clothes that aren't all bloodied.