The Road to the Stars - Chapter Twelve

This first battle in the Artemis War was a real shock to me.

I'd been in plenty of fights before, going all the way back to my tussles with Shawn, Aiyana's brother.

All through school I was more than ready to pick the ass of anyone who deserved it.

I took a little break when I got into acting, because it wouldn't do to show up for the morning shoot sporting a black eye, but then I joined OutLook and suddenly I had to use some makeup in really interesting places.

And then there was my other career.

But that was all retail, and it was one-on-one. Either I won, or I lost, and the price I paid was purely personal.

This was the first time I had to deal with anything as The Person In Charge.

Chapter Twelve