Patron Flash Fiction: The Compulsion of Venus

Boris took a deep breath, and raised his eyes to look at the Chairman. The man was an intimidating presence, all calm confidence and resolve. “The Rampion accords were signed in a very different time.” He tried to keep his voice steady, “Two centuries ago, Humans still thought they were alone in the universe, and they certainly had no concept of The Menace or the threat they present.”

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