Close Liaisons
"Shut up!" Still brandishing his gun, Kronos drew out forceps with long, sharp blades. Cassandra, who'd spent four years in college to get her degree, recognized them. Most pathologists used them to cut and remove tissue samples for analysis. She suspected the Dorjynite doctors used similar equipment for the same reason. Or for experiments on humans. She shuddered. "I should kill you now." Gun pointed at Cassandra, Kronos pushed a button. Freezing air struck her body, numbing it. A scream came and died in her throat.