Knowing Jun-la was alone, and not expecting retalation, Pestilus replied, "This." He then leeched away enough energy from Jun-la to heal himself and incapacitate her, but not enough to kill her. "You will recover. A death such as this is unworthy of you." He explained, fleeing, and finally returning to his ship. Its departure could be heard across the base.
"From what I can tell, it's only absorbed through the lungs, not the skin." Lenatha explained. "There was another door before the one that sealed itself. It was just as airtight, but there's less security on the controls." She added.
"We're aware of the risks, but our standing orders are clear: arm and protect the Third Galactic Republic against its enemies by any means available or necessary. And don't try ordering me to stand down; the Jedi Order has no jurisdiction over Echelon 5 operatives." The operative explained, switching his rifle to shotgun mode.
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