HANGAR 10, POPOV HUB, CAERUS SYSTEM
“Nice ride.” commented the ship technician, wiping her hands on her overalls as Furieux returned to the hangar. She had just finished repairing some light scratches on the hull of a scarlet red Saud Kruger Orca that the commander had commissoned. “It isn’t often you see these vessels in for repairs here. A pity really, she is truly spectacular to look at.”
Furieux stopped at her side and smiled. The two of them looked up at the curvaceous and glossy hull for a moment. “Yeah, she is a beauty. Took me forever to gather enough credits to buy her. She has that ‘something’ that no other ship has. A sense of pure style. I named her the ‘Delicate Heart’.”
The technician burst out laughing...