Ari let the soldier follow her to the lift in silence. As the three stepped in, and she was sure the CMO was not crowded, her voice piped up. “B DECK!” When the lift began to move, she kept her eyes on the door, but addressed the man at her side.
“We have a pretty good galley. The food isn’t always the greatest, but it’s nutritious and is always interesting.” She laughed lightly. The cooks did the best they could with what they had. But sometimes creativity was the course of the meal. “I figured you could get something to eat and drink, we could talk, then maybe you could help us with a little problem.” She let her voice trail off to see if he would respond. She was going out on a limb, but was willing to take the fall if it got her people home.
Captain Arialla Bovar
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