No! My name is Pietas #ChaosIsComing #scifi #quote

This scene from Bringer of Chaos marks a major turning point in the story. Six and Pietas have been reluctant enemies, and now move into being reluctant friends. It still doesn’t mean Six trusts him enough to tell him his name. Will Pietas get past repeating “my name is Pietas” or accept a nickname? This is not the first time he has called Six an “infuriating person” — or the last.

30 Days of Chaos: Day 28

To celebrate the launch of Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas I’m sharing 30 Days of Chaos. Each day during April, I’ll post one excerpt from the book, along with a poster of a quote by Pietas. On the final day, members of my Romance Lives Forever Reader Group will receive a full color book containing all the quotes and posters. Unlike my website, the book posters will have only a quote and a beautiful image. Look for another giveaway at the end of this post.

My Name is Pietas

No! My name is Pietas #ChaosIsComing #scifi @kayelleallen #chaos #quoteDays passed into weeks.

Six spent time hunting, fishing, gathering wood for the fire, hauling water. The man gave no indication of impatience, ever. Six was at his side, offering, assisting, without Pietas having to ask.

One evening after dinner, they stretched out side by side near the fire, staring up at the stars.

“Thank you, Six.”

“For what?”

“You’ve been good to me. I appreciate it. I don’t say that enough.”

He folded his hands over his waist. “No problem. Glad to do it, Three Point One Four.”

“Three point…” Pietas grappled with what the number might indicate. “Pardon?”

“I’ve decided that’s your name. Now that we’re friends.”

“What are you talking about?”

“Your name.” Six sat up. “Since you call me Six, I’m going to call you Three Point One Four.”

“I fail to see the significance of the number.”

“Really?” A big grin crossed Six’s face. “And here I thought you were good at math. It’s pi.”

“No!” Pietas sat bolt upright. “I forbid you to call me that. I am Pietas. Pee-ah-toss.”

“I dunno. I’m partial to Pi. I think I’ll keep it.”

“No. You may not call me Pi. My name is Pietas.”

“Why not?”

“It is not my name!”

“Oh, you mean like Six isn’t my name. It’s a number.”

“Simple remedy. Tell me your name.”

The quiet lengthened, but then Six stretched both arms over his head, and gave a wide yawn. “Nah. I don’t think so.”

“Fine, then.” Pietas settled himself on the ground once more. “Six it is.”

“Guess I’m stuck with it.” He grinned at Pietas as he stood. “Pi.”

Pietas sent an empathic icicle Six’s way. Infuriating person!

“Back at you, Ultra.” He wandered off to prepare for sleep.


Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas
Immortal. Warrior. Outcasts. Traitors took everything. Except their honor.
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Giveaway – Free Download

Download and print three PDF Bookmarks. The first features Six, the human warrior. The second is Pietas, the immortal warrior. The third is the two, back to back.
Six https://kayelleallen.com/media/boc-bookmark-six.pdf
Pietas https://kayelleallen.com/media/boc-bookmark-pietas.pdf
Pietas and Six https://kayelleallen.com/media/boc-bookmark-pietas6.pdf
Download a free adult coloring book you can print and share. Relax and color with friends. It’s fun! https://kayelleallen.com/media/pietas-coloring-book.pdf

(Moon image courtesy of Todd Rowe)

About Kayelle Allen

Kayelle Allen did a tour in the US Navy, where she climbed around airplanes (on the ground of course) fixing black boxes that helped pilots find their way home. She wrote her first science fiction novel at 18, and to this day, it’s hidden under the bed, where she vows it will remain. Gems from it, though, launched several series in her galaxy-wide universe of stories. From childhood, Kayelle was the victim of an overactive imagination and inherited the Irish gift of gab from her mother. From her father, she got a healthy respect for mechanical things. No wonder she writes Science Fiction and Fantasy peopled with crazy androids, mythic heroes and warriors who purr.

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