Ancillary Sentence 27
Of course, I had no ships in my fleet besides my own, Mercy of Kalr, but there were no other fleet captains stationed near Athoek, where I was bound, and the rank would give me an advantage over other captains I might meet.
Tomorrow is book day! And we’re almost at the end of this paragraph, so let’s finish it off:
Assuming, of course, those other captains were at all inclined to accept my authority.