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Ante Up Chapter 26: Citadel pt 1Miranda was waiting for Shepard in the docking bay. She popped up from her seat and quickly strode up to Shepard, hands on her hips, eyes pointed to the ground. Shepard crossed her arms and leaned back, sizing up her old XO.Ante Up Chapter 26: Citadel pt 1 by greenmamba5
"To what do I owe the pleasure, Miss Lawson?" Shepard greeted tersely.
Miranda glanced up at her from under heavy eyelids--god, she looked exhausted. "Shepard, I... I wanted to apologize. After everything we'd been through... I realize you must still be angry."
"Angry? No, not really," Shepard said coolly.
Miranda didn't buy it. "I had to think of my sister, Shepard. If it had only been my life on the line... fine, I'd have gone. But, for Oriana's sake, I can't take unnecessary risks. She depends on me."
"Yeah, and lucky for Solana, she has a sibling looking out for her, too," Shepard snapped. Miranda's head drooped again, and Shepard let the argument wane. "So, what's the Illusive Man want? I'm assuming he sent you."
"He didn't," Miranda said. "He won't. Never aga