Neil was exhilarated. His team had been discovered and so they were rushing to get out. Unfortunately, all the traditional means of transport we unavailable. That meant the team leader, a man everyone called 'Pa' was preparing to activate a Gate.
Neil was far enough advanced in the Resistance to know what a Gate was—a highly advanced device capable of creating a tunnel through space-time to allow near instantaneous transport—but had never seen one, let alone used one.
Pa had just pulled the shoebox-sized device out of his pack and was inserting a power module. As the module clicked into place, the device lit up. Pa stared at the