“Well, bring them in here,” the woman ordered with a pronounced Russian accent. “We see what is going on. Your companion is injured. Place her in healing pod and I will examine. I am Director Oxania, chief technical commander of Station Cyberia. This new upgraded model is Prisca. Ru, please join us and meet our guests.”
A slender, unfinished cyborg with shoulder-length hair the same color as Director Oxania’s strode into the room. Many parts of her body, including half of her face, showed her computerized and mechanical components.
~Cie for Naughty Netherworld Press~
Rhodie, Samantha, and the gargoyles Elsza and Irejna have been rescued by the inhabitants of the planetoid Cyberia and brought to St. Jane's Infirmary, which is run by Director Oxania Ivanova and her mononymous assistant Povantha, who are operatives from a secret Soviet science program. Both women were active during the Cold War but appear to be no older than their mid-thirties.
By the way, Gentle Readers, Rhodie is female. Her full name is Ipatiy Rhodes. She is Samantha's bodyguard.
This snippet comes from Carnal Invasion XIV: Cyberia, which was submitted to KDP for publication just today. While we wait for its release, you can check out our most recent installment in the Carnal Invasion series, Caged Birds.