Here’s the next episode of Space Opera.
JJ came back to the bridge after a couple hours. “Let’s run the last phase of the tuning, Nolan.”
Nolan nodded, and JJ took Izzy’s chair again. They ran through the procedure as I watched.
“Sir, still not seeing traffic,” Tim whispered, trying not to disturb Nolan and JJ. “You don’t think there’s some new weapon out there, do you?”
“Who knows? I don’t want to spend much more time here. Ensign Daniels was onboard when we were here before. Whoever he was working for probably knows to watch.”
“Maybe they don’t think we’d dare come back here,” Tim said.
“That’s what I’m counting on, but it might be giving me a false sense of security.”
I watched silently for about fifteen minutes as JJ and Nolan worked their procedure.
“There, done,” JJ said. “This was easier than most of the tests I ran on the Tristar.”
“We’re good?” I…
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