Episode 6: A Need for Hyperspeed
[Time to impact: 00:08:54]
The world shook. As far as his senses could discern, there a violent quaking tearing the universe apart. The first thought that entered his devitalized mind was an acknowledgement of his failure. He wanted to to rise up and watch the end come, but no power had yet returned to his mechanical body. Despair settled in as he continued to rock back and forth on the cold metal deck.
Then the impact came ...
Clyde drew back to see if that would wake up the Toonami host. When it didn't, the smaller robot darted in to resume beating him.
Not that the shuddering platform in the communications bay wasn't already doing a good enough job. The Absolution was still trapped in hyperspace on a deadly approach to Earth with all systems shut down. The entire ship was going nuts, making his immobile body bounce around on the disc-shaped platform. As bits of comprehension dawned, his mind rose past the rumbling a