August 25th, 2198
Tenebra HQ, Nova Scotia, Canada
“Tamamo?” Mom asked.
“Yeah,” Monica answered. “She summoned the hydra and then started spouting all this crap about being an overseer.”
“And you thought that was a good enough excuse for a C-class team to take on an S-level threat?”
“Not on your tail, darling.”
Good to know expectations could be met sometimes, even if they weren’t in our favour. The walk to Mom’s office was hard enough without all the other agents staring at Akumi like she was...well, an endangered species. This whole new environment was already proving too much for her, and I started getting so worried about her that I had to hold her hand just to ease both our nerves. No doubt she was regretting leaving the well, but I couldn’t let her faith in me go to waste.
It wasn’t to say Mom was being overtly stubborn. In fact, being skeptical of any claim