I opened my eyes once again. The sound of debris against the hull had ceased, but yet we were still in normal space. “Jeanie...”
“Forward coolant injectors are not responding.” Without coolant, the hyperspeed engines would turn my ship into a ball of liquid metal.
Definitely not anything to experience firsthand.
“Wonderful!” I leaned back and stared at the beige overhead liner, then rubbed my temples. “Can anything else go wrong?”
“I’m picking up a Gohr destroyer departing orbit around the planet.”
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