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More from Onyx Sun, (which really will be finished some day) picking up from last week.
“What happens if it fails with him inside?”
“Then let’s get him out of there.”
Taliya turned to face Ayess, searching ni-es gaze. “Ayess…”
“No. He… He killed everyone. Ripped them apart…”
The Araxian was shaking and she put a hand on ni-es arm. “And if we let him die we will be no less killers than he is. And we will never know why it happened.”
Ayess’ race does not have words for he/she/his/hers, etc, because they are (for lack of a better term) hermaphroditic. Their pronouns to refer to other members of their race are “ni” (for he/she/him/her), “ni-es” (his/hers), “ni-en” (they/them) and “ni-en-es” for theirs.