INT: THE LIBERATOR BRIDGE, TIME UNKNOWN, MAYBE A FEW DAYS AFTER BRIAN BLESSED GOT BLOWN UP OVER CYGNUS ALPHA
Blake stands two feet away from Jenna, who is in front of the pilot’s console, running through the instructions to make the ship move.
‘Orbit rotation in sync,’ says Blake.
‘Check,’ says Jenna.
‘Rotate thrusters a bit.’
‘Not too much. A bit.’
Blake shrugs. ‘17 spatials?’
Jenna looks puzzled for a moment, checks the script then nudges Blake in the side. They whisper for a bit, Blake looks reluctant, then they finally swap positions.
‘Compensate for orbital drift,’ says Jenna.
‘Check,’ says Blake.
Jenna shakes her head and points at a different button. Blake smiles and presses it.
‘Engines present?’ continues Jenna
‘Check,’ says Gan.
‘Check,’ says Vila.
Blake claps his hands together and looks at Avon, Gan and Villa, making sure they’re not gurning. ‘Okay, now we know how to move the ship, let’s check if there’s anyone following us. Zen, are there any Federation ships in the vicinity?’ Continue reading