I landed my ship on Dromund Kaas and quickly drove to my apartment. I tried when I could to get a hold of Cytharat; I could not. I was panicking- what if my father already found him? No! I cannot think such things, cannot give into the fear I’m sure father wants me to feel.
When I made it to my apartment, I found Cytharat had returned. He had a worried look when he looked at me. He said, “Crimsèn, where did you…”
I walked in and pulled him roughly against me. I whispered, “I was so afraid I lost you, nu nulis.”
Cytharat chuckled lightly, “Clearly, I need to get used to being with an agent that knows how to make himself disappear. Where did you go, nulis? And why do you think you lost me?”
I replied to him simply, “My father found me. He wants to punish me for being with you. If I do not come willingly, he’ll punish you too. However, I know that promise is a lie. He’s going to kill us.”
He looked at me and said, “Why would he punish us? Our people are not against…”
I interrupted- I was in such a panic! “He doesn’t care,” I say, “as far as he is concerned kitegós have no place in the Empire and no place as his heir. Cytharat, we have got to get out of here. On my ship, I have means built in so it cannot be tracked. We can take it to wherever our next mission is…”
My love stared at me with a blank expression. He says, “Crimsen… Well, we do have a mission that requires us to head to Oricon. It is vital you speak to Darth Marr at some point. But I cannot go unless you are more emotionally stable.”
I looked at him and then I looked away. I know what he meant in a way. I took a deep breath and then I said, “You know I am not facing what my father did to me?”
Cytharat walked up to me and said gently, “I know you are hiding something deep within you that needs to come out. I know that the thought of it happening to me drives you into action. Your passion makes you powerful, as I said before. However, if it is not channeled and controlled, it could drive you into becoming a danger.”
I think for a moment and then I said, “We cannot stay here as my father knows where I live on Kaas now. I think we can thank my reawakened force awareness for that. I’ll tell you everything on my ship; just please, we need to get out of here.”
Cytharat nods simply. I try to force a smile before I dash into my room and gather what I need before we take my speeder to the spaceport. Since know one really knows my ship came or went before, we were able ot get on board quickly. When we were off and heading to Darvannis, a planet where rumors of the Dread Masters were doing work there, Cytharat and I were able to sit in each other’s arms.
Cytharat did not say a word for awhile, but I knew what he was waiting for. I looked down at him and said, “I may react badly when I tell you what happened… Cytharat, I have not used the force since I was 15.”
Cytharat nodded as he sat back and listened to my words.
Warning: Below contains a torture scene with a bit of graphic elements of it. Read discretion is advised.