Sunday once again, and that means it’s time for another 8 sentences from Revenant. Last week’s snippet signalled the end of the hospital bed scene and this week brings us to the next stage of the story.
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The airlock retracted with a loud hiss. Thrusters rumbled for a moment and the colony ship Ferdinand Magellan seemed to fall away from Ryan’s much smaller cruiser. His hands expertly moved around the command console and a few seconds later the colony ship’s own engines fired pushing the gigantic craft toward Earth, little more than a bright speck of light in the distance.
“You don’t seem pleased,” Kassandra said from her seat in the cockpit beside him.
“It’s not as satisfying as it used to be,” he replied, his hands continuing to work the controls.
“You’re kidding, right?”
“Don’t get me wrong. I’m glad that we found the equipment you need, and it’s great that your counteragent works so well, but it just wasn’t any fun.”