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Hang On, Brother
Several Solar-Cycles Earlier
Darkness. For so long, that was all they knew. How long that was, they had
lost track. Not that it mattered. This was their life now and how it would be
unless something intervened. Neither one of them believed that would happen.
They were wrong.
Lights flickered, consoles suddenly turned on, startling the two out of their
"Did you hear that?" a light and quiet female voice spoke, the surprise and
awe in her voice was clearly there. She spoke almost at a whisper, as if she
wanted no one but her partner to hear, despite no one in the room.
"...Hear what?" A loud and slow voice replied.
It sounded like he struggled to form words.
"Someone turned the main power generators back on."
"No." hissed the woman in anger, but it wasn't towards her partner, it was
towards that name he spoke. "He won't come back here."