Challenge #01483-D022: Portents of Doom

“You know the bad thing about being a survivor… You keep having to get into difficult situations in order to show off your gift.” - Carrie Fisher -- RecklessPrudence

"I wouldn't ordinarily complain about your... shenanigans," said the Cuidgari Security Chief everyone knew as Sherlock, "you have such a finely-tuned sense for skating on the borders of legality. But this is the third time this week. Are you bored, or have you and Rael had a... 'tiff' as you call it?"

"In me defence, I fergot it was a ten-day week," said Shayde. Technically an Ambassador, and nominally human. She had a... complicated backstory[1]. And, as it seemed, she lived to make life interesting for everyone around her. "That, and... er..."

That 'er' was a portent of doom if there ever was one. "I'm not a therapist. I'm not here for your confession. Talk to your... ah..." what was her outlandish phrase? "Snuggle buddy? He's at least been taking classes in therapy."

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