“We are at the given coordinates Captain.”
“Sage…” He gave a small sigh. “I keep telling you, I am not your captain.”
He looked out at the void in front of the ship, a few stars, but nothing else.
It had been a long journey to this point. He’d gone on faith and would continue that way.
He breathed and lightened as he turned to face Sage. She was beautiful, with bright aqua-green eyes like the Taozian sea and long red hair like the mountain range of Terra-Li.
“But thank you, Sage.”
“So what now, oh wise one?” A sharp tone came from behind.
He turned to look at Avaylah sitting in the pilot’s chair. She released the controls, pulled her long blonde hair all over one shoulder and swung her legs up over the arms of the chair. Her pale blue skin glistened in the odd lighting they had rigged on the command deck, but she was a beautiful woman, if not for her crappy attitude. She was just with them for the money and the adventure, which was fine by him, they each had their own reasoning for being there. So long as none of their reasons kept him from achieving his agenda, all was good.
Despite her crappy mood most of the time, this woman in particular, was a hell of a pilot. Best he’d ever known, so he was glad to have her on board… even if she was working out her personal issues on his time.
“We wait.” He turned back to look out the front view screen. “He’ll be here.”
Honestly, he didn’t know if he’d be there or not, but faith… it was all he had.
“Tell us again… of the story.” Li beckoned.
He closed his eyes and smiled. Something about Li’s wide-eyed innocence always reminded him to not take things so seriously. He’d never met a species quite like Li’s before. He was as effeminate as he was masculine and while his pointed ears and soft purplish-grey coloring wasn’t necessarily unusual, sometimes, looking into those two perfect crystals he called eyes, he swore Li held the secrets of the universe.
“Not right now, Li. I’ve told you at least twenty times. Right now, let’s