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An 8th Consolation

Once the Velvet Presley was safely stowed in a hangar down in the depths of Coney Gateway station, Furieux slowly made his way to the Star & Garter on floor sixty one. There were many ways to get around star ports, from station shuttles and high speed elevators to great arcing enclosed walkways that led deeper into the station interior. Usually, Furieux would almost certainly take the quickest route to get to the bar – in his mind, the most important facility on any station – but on this occasion decided to dodge past overalled station personnel and flight-suited fellow pilots on the walkways instead. It had been more than a year since he’d set foot on Coney Gateway, the home port of the 8th Dragon Squadron, and he wanted to re-familiarise himself with the station layout...