Wednesday, 24 January 2018

The Boiling Equations

The Stowaway was dragged up to the bridge and roughly pushed into a chair. The Captain took their time performing a traditional Japanese tea ceremony before them, not bothering to look up.

"So you're gonna flush me out an airlock now, right?" The Stowaway asked, staring at the tea in confusion.

"Not at all. I want to know how you got on board, certainly, how you bypassed the security protocols, but you shall not be harmed, beyond the fact that our supplies are limited."

"But you have enough for tea?"

"It is the proper greeting ceremony." The AI Captain replied.

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