Aelagi waited impatiently at the FluxGuts Depot for the arrival of her erstwhile Commander – inwardly fuming over his tardiness. She had been there for nearly 20 minutes, and they had clearly arranged the time, and…
Pilot RazorsKiss has arrived at this station
About time, she thought bitingly.
“Heya, Aelagi!” He called out, with obviously false cheer. “So, what did you need again? A Whistle, and?”
“An Antiflux, as you know full well.” She replied, with patent sarcasm.
RK winced, and turned away to access the inventory panel. He tapped in several codes, and when he turned, his face was calm. They waited in silence as the drone transferred the cargo to her ship. “Going hunting, then mining?” He inquired mildly.
Equally calm, Aelagi replied, “As the mood strikes me. Yes.”
“Good hunting.” Razor gave her a slight smile, walked back to his ship, climbed aboard, and was off.
Pilot RazorsKiss has left this station
She sighed, not for the first time; wondering whether things would ever get less awkward.
Probably never, she thought.