Into that Vast Expanse
The Master of Whispers aboard the Doyle's Gambit
A fallen Autarch adopted by Phil Starwright Harlock. “Shadow” lived aboard the ship as a whisper of a presence, an ancient entity devoid of depth lurking in the corners of the ship. Sworn to serve, Shadow began leaving notes for the young Alexis Harlock shortly after she joined the crew, serving the new Lord Captain as she had served the last.
“The bookkeeper believes himself to be the Master of Whispers. I would not disillusion him of the misconception. His network is useful, and he makes a good ‘herring,’ as your terran saying goes.
“Welcome to the Harlock Dynasty. I am your Finder of Secrets. I have some advice for you: keep your secrets close, but never let on that you have them. Being mysterious is never