So… they’re going to stop working in five years or so?” he asked Cade curiously.
For as long as he could remember, his people had always been at odds with the Atlantean empire. When Rann was little, he had been afraid of the Atlanteans and of an imminent attack on Athens. When the news finally came that Atlantis had been destroyed by infighting, he and other Athenians had gone to the streets to celebrate the news.
Cade laughed and shook his head. He turned to look at Rann, grinning. “No, probably not. If I had to guess, I’d say at least ten thousand years give or take. Maybe even longer than that.”
“Ten thousand years? You’re joking, right?” But the expression on his companion’s face told him otherwise. Rann gulped. “You Atlanteans are scary people…”