Fic: Unprepared [preview]Fic: Unprepared [preview] by Hannah-mation
Mordin paced back and forth in front of his work-desk, thoughtful, one arm crossed over the curved line of his chest, the other hand reaching up to stroke his weak chin. The results of Shepard's check-up sat in front of him, odd, ghostly images stacked neatly in a digital file. "Should not have compiled," he mused, short, shaking his head. "Should have caused negative reaction. Should have cancelled out effects entirely, caused extreme internal pain, ignored or even destroyed " Stopping in his pacing, he leaned on the desk, taking a long breath, the dark lines of the markings over the crests of his brow drawing together in a deep frown. "Startling," he breathed. "Unnatural."
"So what should I do?" Shepard asked, her usually strong, assured voice oddly stilted, as if she were doing everything in her power to keep it from shaking with nerves. She was in shock, but she was not about to show it to