"Force cage?" Ceru cut in. "She's agreed to cooperate. That should mean her treatment should be a little less extreme."
"This isn't a negotiation, Ceru," Aislin scolded. "The force cage ensures my inability to escape. Given my track record on escapes, I can see why they'd insist."
"I am on the record as seriously against this plan," Ceru muttered. The ship powered on and flew through a series of underground tunnels before emerging and flying up toward the blockade.