"To that end," Corona continues once the laughter began to die down, "I hope you've been treating the crew of Salvation well since they arrived last night, and have showed them the hospitality due to the saviors of our species."
Indeed, Salvation's crew had enjoyed a warm welcome, and many stood in the crowd this morning, such as Salvo (who towered above most), the bridge crew, Halfrunner, Deus, and the taciturn DJ. Lurch, though, could be seen standing by himself, having chased away most bots with his bigoted rhetoric.
"You may have also noticed," Corona says, "that I have a few of them standing behind me, wasting their time while I prattle on and on..."
She gestures behind her to Delta, Alterion (@Toa_Vladin), Gatecrasher, Juliana (@ProfSrlojohn), the Splitter brothers, Spectrum (@meepinater), Pixel, Blight (@ToaNoah_Wafflemeister), Driftshot (@Jcton), and Epsilon-5 (@BlackBeltGamer98)
"You got that right!" Sidewinder calls out again. "Get on with it!"
"Get on with it!" many in the crowd, such as Salvo, Broadband, and Thrift, echo good-naturedly.