"Sarah... Don't do that ever again... Let me get hit instead..." Grace said.
"Daylight, our ride is here." Sky said.
Ruby happily read Tom the casualty report again.
"Sir, this is the thirty seventh time you've asked me to repeat myself. A total of three hundred fifty seven Jiralhanae dead with only one wounded Robert."
"I'm sorry, Ruby, it's just... I can't believe it. For the first time ever, victory. Real f*cking victory..." 4728 said.
Tizakanus' ship was destroyed, and the *Short Straw was in critical condition, barely able to even support its crew. Captain Frost tried to force a breathing mask on to one of her officers, to realize she was too late. She finally closed her eyes, and stopped, looking to the floating deceased bodies that now occupied her bridge. Close friends from years past... Dead before her eyes. Frost floated amongst them, crying.
"Well, Ruby, I think it's time to start deploying to the ground and start... Ruby, hold on." 4728 said.
"What is it?" She asked.
"The site of the installation, it's near where I used to live... That's all." 4728 said.