Sprocket raises an eyebrow.
"Okay, what do you have in mind?" he asks, treading after Zepar.
"Sprocket!" Grommet protests, "SideStep told us to stay in the lab!"
"It takes hours to get from one end of this ship to the other, man; we'll be back before he knows it," Sprocket dismisses Grommet's fears as he follows Zepar to the Conflux. With an aggravated sigh, Grommet follows the two.