Megan's Empire Book One
02 Megan The Target
(first person, Megan)
Megan awakens from the dream/nightmare of herself at nine and senses Elin’s presence. As last-ditch protection, she is always close as the rest of the team maneuvers in the face of a threat. Harmony points out that, since the weapon Elin has with her as she peers out the window of her bedroom is not a paintball gun, this is not a drill. Megan’s training has been rigorous and effective. She obeys Elin’s instruction with no argument no matter how much she dislikes it. She is sent to ‘The Sanctuary’ to use Elin’s term for it, or ‘The Tomb’ to use Megan’s term. There Megan stews surrounded by six feet of reinforced concrete on all sides with enough to sustain her for a week. She ponders over her history with her team and stews over their safety. She has also, per her training, taking a weapon from a lockbox in case the wrong people find their way to her.
Consequences to the plot
The many dangers that surround Megan because of her choice in life begin to unfold.
Why does it matter to Megan’s inner struggle?
If Megan had no conscience it wouldn't matter at all. She has developed strong feelings for people that truly love and protect her even at the risk of their own lives.