33. TROUBLE ON ABZUKE 5

The Abzuke 5 leader boasts that he cares for his people.
Tony isn’t so sure.

Tony and Bea join an assessment team visit to a tribe on Abzuke 5.  Tony doesn’t like or trust the tribe’s leader.  As they go back to the ship, Tony spots the miserable face of a boy in a tree.  That night, Tony persuades the team leader to let him sneak back, and speak to the boy.

Length : 28 700 words.