"Thandri? Like the salve?"
"Uh-huh. She also hijacked a drone to protect Quince after he was rescued from the HyperLoop pod that fell into Lake Pontchartrain."
"Geez," he breathed, "no wonder the police shut them down."
"The question is," she said, "what are you going to do about it?"
"Best you don't know, mom. I'll see you when I get out of here. I hope."
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