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Bad Karma and the Family Plan #59 (12.4) by Julie Lynn Hayes
Call me unobservant, at least where women were concerned, but until that moment, I hadn’t noticed two things about Ethan’s sister. The first was that she was dressed rather nicely for first thing in the morning, at least when compared to how I remembered the way she dressed when she stayed with Ethan and me. The second was that she was wearing more make-up than I’d ever seen her use before. Not that I’m saying she was in full clown mode or anything like that. To be honest, it was minimal but tasteful… and I found myself wondering what Ethan might look like with make-up.
Note to self: Explore that possibility at a later date.
“I’ll get that!”
The first time someone hit a button on their belt, the same one I’d seen Garjah wear so many times, and a light shimmered over them, I didn’t realize what it was. The second time I gawked. The third, I realized that their suits were really some sort of personal force shield technology. We had barely made ours small enough for ships, much less a person!
It was hard to accept that personal security of a shield was equal to the feeling of being encased in a suit, however. “Will that really work?” I asked.
“Of course.” Garjah tilted his