It was my birthday yesterday, and I was wondering if you would be willing to part with a snippet from early in Anabasis? No pressure at all if not. (Thank you either way)
Hey anon, sorry for the delay in replying. And happy belated birthday!
Early Anabasis, huh. Okay. I can definitely do that, though I warn you: this story is so long and I’ve been writing it over such a period of time that I already know I’m going to probably end up making a lot of changes (and possibly significant changes) to the early chapters especially. But what I’m posting here hasn’t seen those edits yet. So, some Early Installment Weirdness is probably to be expected.
Then again, diving back into the early chapters reminded me just how much fun philosophical debates between Obi-Wan and Padmé are to write. Obviously I need to revisit this more in later chapters.
This snippet is from very early on in the story (the earliest bit I’ve ever posted, actually), well before Anakin’s deposition or even the discovery of what his detonator actually was. At this point, even
knows very little about him.
Immediately before this,
paid a visit to Anakin’s cell, along with most of the Jedi Council.
“Senator, I think you do very unwisely in this,” Obi-Wan
said, his voice pitched low to avoid the ears of civilian construction workers
and the few Jedi who passed them in the Temple halls. Sabé followed behind
them, a silent shadow. “A Sith Lord is hardly trustworthy, and this one is his
I love him??? Like,, the way he was low-key rocking on on his heels while talking to Christine????? And how excited he was?? And the way he called a bow a VICTORY DANCE????? His interactions with Rich are just– Like, omg,, I love my boy so much,