« Last post by EchoMirage on December 11, 2014, 05:08:21 AM »
"Well, the 'running away from threats' was the direct result of attempting to find a place to stay. None of the communities we have visited seemed welcoming in the least. or, as was the case with the boy's village, they were dead. So. My plan is to get to the monastery, gain secure shelter and then begin eliminating the sources of threats, find stable income, and forge alliances. We'll find the origin of these assassins. Last time I read the scriptures of law, the penalty for assassination, successful or not, was death, to be meted by the nearest representative of the law, such as I. To quote Malcolm Reynolds, 'someone tries to kill you, you kill him right back'. Once the external pressure of attempts at our life is eliminated, we can begin proactively applying our agenda in this world, whatever it may be."
Echo shrugged, cleaning tools meticulously.
"What, check Maslow's hierarchy of need, we have barely covered the physiological ones, and 'security of body' is on the very next level. You can't start building pyramids from the top now, can you? Thought so."