2# Durges Revenge - Chapter 14Chapter 14: Awake.Ahsoka kept her head low for a time as it began to grow dark, the night-time sounds of creatures scuttling around her feet and the gentle breathing of Padme who lay beside her whistled in her ear.“Rex” she suddenly said, looking around and watching as her troops either walked around, or remained seated on large boulders. “Rex?”Ahsoka stood quickly and silently moved around Padme, who’s eyes remained closed and her hand stayed beside her cheek. She slowly walked towards the cliff-face, sliding her hand across the wet rock as if to find an opening.She found none.“Rex, stop fooling around, this is not the time to be pedantic” she called out, looking back towards the clones who were still in their positions.“Commander” a voice swept into her ear making her turn to her left. A booming figure stood before her as Rex removed his helmet to reveal a smirk. “I’ve found something.”He flicked his head
Kind on the Outside.I’m am a hunter, I am the night.I am the thing that you fear as you drift to sleep.Well, that’s what people say about me now.The face behind the Temple bombing is now alone; her only company is a light that shines the tears that now run down my face.All I wanted was to prove a point, to show the corruption within the Jedi Order and to bring peace to the galaxy. I hold in a small amount of food that has been in my throat for the past few minutes and gather myself, pushing myself to my feet.I was once a Jedi.Masterful.Respected by all those around…well most anyway.Now I’m spat upon, regarded as the renegade Jedi who was once warm, filled with the silence that no one else could hear.That is true.I hear the silence.I hear the door swing open, my eyes averting towards it and my hand slipping around the cylinder attached to my belt.“Barriss, read the silence.”I sigh and place my hand to my forehead, feeling a small laughter rise in my throat.