Sometimes you mess up so bad you can’t forgive yourself. You don’t expect anyone else to forgive you either. Sometimes you don’t realize that it doesn’t matter to anyone else. You stay in your self-imposed prison.
Lee Fraser was the first to admit she’d screwed up in LA and nearly gotten two other Paladins get killed because she could not conceive of a young girl giving herself completely to evil. She saw being sent to India as a punishment.
It turns out to the best thing that ever happened to her.
Murukan Mukherjee had given up on finding anyone who could accept his lifestyle or his mission. Then he picks up a fellow Paladin at the airport…