First their scoutships appeared above the outplanets. Raiding parties followed, then whole armadas bent on loot and conquest. The Mages break the warfleets that oppose them. They take entire planets. Who can stop them?
"Sure isn't from anyone I know," she said after a while. "How about one of your friends?"
"Both of them know how to find me if they want to. They don't need to sneak around Flatlands being mysterious."