“Stand by, captain,” Jake Paulson, the Salvage-4’s pilot reported, “We’re coming up on our target now.”
“Well it’s about damn time,” Captain Jamison answered, through his headset.
Gus Jamison was an ex-marine and overall nice guy, but a hard ass. He needed to be in this line of work; space was a dangerous and hostile environment where mistakes were not forgiven. Everyone knew Gus would bust your chops if you didn’t have the hustle on.
First Lines Contest 2018: Salvage-5: The First Mission
Category: Fiction / Science Fiction