The CallThe day had brought very little by way of entertainment for Ma'Ris. Her shift had been altogether bland and quiet, even LeBean's flirty quips weren't enough to hold her attention for long. Once her work day was done, she retreated to her quarters, deciding a nap would be the best way to spend her time. Unfortunately, her PADD went off just as she was about to drift into her peaceful rest. Forcing herself out of bed, she retrieved it and raised an eyebrow as she examined the screen.
-"INCOMING MESSAGE"? This signal isn't even from Earth...-
As she pressed the button to accept the call, her eyes widened as she saw the scruffy face of her former co-worker, Commander Alec Fabian smiling at her.
"Are you surprised to see me, Risa? I finally got tired of waiting for a certain someone to call me." He winked and shifted in his seat. Ma'Ris grinned and rolled her eyes at him, amused as his usual sarcastic demeanor.
"Allie, my dear friend, I've been more than a little busy. You