Apocryphal Son, Chapter Five

TAU CETI CENTRAL STATION

KAREN DANIELS

“Left. Up. Up. No no, a little more. Point four centimetres down, and one more to the left. Okay, hit it!”

“You’re sure?”

“Affirmative. I ran the calculations three times.”

“Karen, we won’t get another chance after this-”

“Ja, ja! Just hit it already!”