The Last Quintessence
They said the era of the Imperium’s technological supremacy would span millennia… that we would never see the light of independence and sovereignty, forever entombed within the shadow the Imperium’s might. When Dr. Albrecht brought me on board the project as his chief staff chemist I was skeptical and reluctant at best. A brilliant man, whom which I studied under at the Candessia Institute for Research, had me very much in his debt and I could not refuse him. What troubled me was the shroud of secrecy that swirled around the endeavor. A full calendar year would pass before I even learned the aim of my efforts. Many more would follow before we reached any confidence in our work.
To be continued…