day. Go free them, not me." He held up a warding hand. "I don't need it. I don't want it. I don't deserve it." He sat.
"You don't know what you're saying. You must still be under their influence."
"As are you," Morden said.
"I can free you."
"Why don't you free yourself?" Morden said.
"I plan to," Galen said. "Very soon. But first I need you to tell me how to reach Z'ha'dum safely. Perhaps I can help those enslaved there."
Morden's mouth lifted with the shadow of a smile. "That's not why you want to go to Z'ha'dum. You want to kill the two mages there. You must know you'll never leave alive."
"They killed the ones I loved."
"So you kill in the names of those you lost."
"Though they would hate me for it." Elric's last words: Do not kill in my name.
Morden massaged his temple. "The defense protecting Z'ha'dum is called the Eye. I don't know how you can bypass it. It's extremely sophisticated. When we approach, it recognizes us, and we're simply allowed to pass."
When Galen had been connected to Anna, she had thought of something called the Eye, something that gave her commands. Apparently, the Eye not only coordinated the actions of the ships, but also controlled the defense of Z'ha'dum.
Morden looked up at him. "You'll find out no more from me."
"Then it's time to choose," Galen said, though he knew the answer. "Freedom or death." The Shadows had demanded that the mages join with them or die. Galen wondered if the choice he offered Morden was any different.
"You know my decision."
Galen aimed the gun at Morden's head. He must move forward with his task. He had endangered all those on Babylon 5 so he might have the chance to kill Morden. If he didn't do it now, he wouldn't get another opportunity. Morden would continue to provoke