"Do you like what you see?" Satanga asked her visitors, two Human men who were dressed in black as though they were stiffs from a funeral home. "Satanga has taken a poor people by their straps, and brought them to prominence once again. The will of the Jakaki people will forever be known by all, as will their mighty resolve... Peace shall reign triumphant across this world under Satanga."
"I found this on one of them..." A small Izrok dwarf woman in black with a long pointed black cap told Satanga while holding a small derringer in her hand.
"Hah!" Cackled Satanga. "It takes more than a pea shooter to protect yourselves against a ferocious Jak."
What appeared at first to be nothing short of a hostage situation actually was a meeting between emperor Satanga of the giants, and two representatives of the Human imperial government. The two men came to the young emperor to try to talk the warlord into settling for a peaceful coexistence on the terms of the Human government, and not on her o