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David's heart slowed down a little as the thrusters came back on-line. The crew looked mighty relieved to see the warp core cooling down from critical.

"With luck we'll make it back before we're attacked again" said the captain wiping sweat from his brow under the red glow of the emergency lighting.

David sat back, feeling elated that they'd survive to fight another day.
Without warning Lucy appeared next to him.

"What are you doing on the bridge? You haven't got clearance!" David said.

"Yeah, very funny Dave, now turn that shit off and get down stairs. We've guests!"

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    Jim M over 5 years ago

    Ha ha, really made me laugh, so well balanced and put together

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    Drew Martyn over 5 years ago

    lol, been there... great drabble

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    Michael D. Brooks over 5 years ago

    Great drabble. Had me going there right up to the end. Nice twist.

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