Mr. Drowsing and Mr. Bough were captured by the combined forces of the Wardens and Foresight. Victoria Dallon proposed a deal that would lighten their prison sentence on the exile world, namely that they would help fix Sveta.
↑Across from him was his partner in crime. Blond, tousle-haired in a way he’d tried to do with styling gel, but looked forced, still wearing his white bodysuit with black branches. He’d only taken his jacket off. His eyes and nose were red, cheeks wet, his face a perpetual scowl. I couldn’t imagine not removing a costume with those hard branch bits. Maybe he was denying his new reality. - Excerpt from Black 13.11
Each was labeled with a code, much like the trigger events had been, and a letter-number combination after that.
It took me only a minute to find what they were referring to. Things were organized beyond the initial veneer of chaos. A small bookshelf, knee-high, held file folders with the same letter-number pairings as I saw on the bulletin board. - Excerpt from Imago 21.7
“I… she’s strong. But she’s unwilling. Unwell, but she realizes that now. I asked Bitter Pill, Bough’s partner, the healer in Advance Guard, Capricorn Red’s old boyfriend. None have what Amy has." - Excerpt from Infrared 19.g