“Fifteen kilpars outside of their weapons range.”
Quite a distance, if we’d all been flying the same ships. Unfortunately, my small transport would barely make it to orbital altitude before they caught up to us. There’d still be plenty of distance to cover before we reached the Torian border, let alone the orbital station.
A shiver went up my spine as I remembered a crucial fact. There was still a trio of Torian warships out there.
All in all, it was a pretty dismal situation. I’d been through them many times before, and had always come out mostly unscathed.
So, in other words, I was due.
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