From the Time of Sineya
Title: From the Time of Sineya
Word count: 100
Fandom: China Mieville's The City & The City
Challenge: #74 - Lost and found
Notes: Spoilers for the whole book.
He’s been Breach for almost a decade when that word comes up again. Orciny.
From the mouth of another American woman. An American woman travelling under the kind of diplomatic papers even Breach can’t touch.
It stops him cold for moments. He almost causes Ul Qoman’s and those from Besź alike to Breach at his sudden stop.
She smiles, icily.
He turns to face her, horror evident on his face.
“It’s ours,” she says, holding her hands up, palms out and in them both are those clockwork pieces, “from the time of Sineya it has been ours, always, Avatar Tye.”