Sun Over Santorini, chapter alert and author’s notes—

Dima’s moody, Ian’s gone all philosophy professor, and Peltsin is way closer than either of them realize. Tomorrow is the ferry to Mykonos — if the auto-injectors full of muscle relaxant don’t do their jobs first and land Dima at the Soviet embassy!

Author’s Notes:

Ian’s not quite sure where his head is. He’s either oblivious to how his actions impact Dima, or he heads down philosophical rabbit trails that don’t seem to connect. Bringing up Solzhenitsyn was a clumsy move, and Dima reacted as Ian should have known he would. Solzhenitsyn’s writing was banned in Russia at the time as counter-revolutionary. He was thought of as a “class traitor.” Talking about him was all but guaranteed to make Dima more uneasy.

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