Love and War: Chapter 2Love and War: Chapter 23 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
It was frustrating trying to erase the image from his mind. His mentor and that ungodly scientist locked in a lustful embrace. It was disgusting. Not even being around the engines could rid his mind of the debauchery. This was not helped of course, by being summoned to Volger's stateroom that afternoon where Alek would be forced to relive the nightmare.
Alek was in and out of the conversation that surrounded him. Alek, Klopp, Bauer, Hoffman, and Volger himself were all huddled around the count's desk. The four men were engrossed in a very authoritative conversation, but Alek's mind was elsewhere. The prince attempted to smile and act as he normally would have, but the room was just too hauntingly horrid.
Volger kept his room immaculate, which gave it a rather scrupulous feeling. But Alek knew better. His eyes kept wondering over to Volger's bed, with its teasingly starch white sheets. Its neatness made it seem as if nobody had slept there. But again Alek knew better. It was a lingering