Sunday once again, and that means it’s time for another 8 sentences from Revenant. The final snippet in this scene before we enter the home stretch of the story. As always these pick up immediately from the last lot so please follow this link to see what preceded this week’s offering.
The men faced each other for a long moment. Marcus, wore an expression of challenge, as if daring Ryan to fault the logic of his comments. Of course Ryan recognised the truth in Marcus’ words and could appreciate what it took for the man to speak them.
“Best head back and strap yourself in,” he said finally. “The Zheng He is in orbit around Saturn. We won’t be saving anything if we just stay here yabbering.”
Marcus held Ryan’s gaze for a heartbeat longer, before his face softened into a smile. “Aye aye, Captain.”