Here’s the next episode of Space Opera.
I was in the tin can, riding back to my stateroom, trying to think through the ramifications of what Nolan had just told me. Is Butch listening to me now, even though he’s sleeping? We were still on the way to the Leo Supercluster. Another sixteen hours in the jump, then two days to get to the natural worm hole. That will get us to the back door of the Virgo Supercluster. After that it’s three weeks on impulse power to get us to Boroclize.
There was lots of hustle and bustle outside the tin can when I got off. A long line was formed along one side of the corridor. I walked up to a young woman who was at the end of the line.
“What’s going on here?” I asked.
She looked up, taking a second to recognize me.
“Captain Clarke. Hi. I’m Morgan.”
“Good to meet you,”…
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