Chapter One: Romulus, Stardate 56828.8
"This must be your first visit to Ki Baratan," said the woman who stood behind the operative.So much for hiding in plain sight,
the operative thought, quietly abandoning his hope that she would pay him as little heed as had the throngs of civilians and military officers he'd already passed along the city's central eyhon.
He turned and regarded her, averting his gaze momentarily from the graceful, blood-green dome of the Romulan Senate building. The ancient structure gleamed behind him in the morning sun, reflecting an aquamarine glint from the placid Apnex Sea that lay just beyond...