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Chapter 17: Ancient Khelish
Commander John David Shepard, captain of the Normandy, savior of the Citadel, scourge of the Reapers was scared. Terrified even. He'd made up his mind, but several thoughts tried to dissuade him. John struggled in vain to ignore the debate that raged in his head.
He couldn't go through with it. Her life would always be in danger. They were both soldiers. She would always be with him regardless of the situation. Shepard's tortured mind raced as he donned a formal dress uniform. It was unfair to ask her. She might ask him soon.
What about religion? Tali had been regularly attending the prayer meetings ever since sitting on the ones he'd held in the med bay. Her questions about his faith were becoming more and more frequent, more and more serious. She was getting close, he could feel it. He bit his lip.
John poured over his notes, playing the phonetic recordings over and over again. What if he s