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055. Waiting055. Waiting
Three months is a long time to wait.
Well, if we're going to be accurate, it's really two and a half months (yet it feels much longer).
To be precise, seventy-nine days have passed.
Up to this very moment, it's been one thousand, nine hundred and nine hours, twenty-five minutes, and fifty-seven seconds.
Thirty minutes ago, Sarah Hawkins received word that the RLS Legacy had finally docked in Spaceport Crescentia. She laughed, she cried, and she outright shouted in relief.
And now, here she is, standing in the spaceport, scanning the throngs and throngs of creatures and beasts and alien folk.
The wait is over.
The hours she's spent worrying, those moments of hopeless crying, the nights that she's spent up late into the wee hours of the morning--unable to sleep because of the constant fear that maybe Jim won't come back, maybe something terrible might happen like an attack by pirates or an asteroid collides with the ship or an abduction by aliens--it's all over.
034 Stars034. Stars
The mop drops into the bucket with a satisfying plunk.
"Finally," Jim mutters as he leans against the side of the ship and surveys his handiwork. The deck is glistening with a healthy helping of soapy water, even shining here and there where the light of distant stars are shining down.
"Finally!" little Morph exclaims, shifting into a miniature Jim and leaning back against real Jim's shoulder.
"Haha. Yup. Looks good, doesn't it, buddy?" Jim gives a little smile.
"Looks good, looks good!" is the high pitched reply.
Jim closes his eyes and allows himself to relax a little. Swabbing the deck took the better part of the past hour, and his arms were sore. Even after a month of doing this twice a day, it's still tiring.
"Ya missed a spot."
Jim's eyes snap open and he finds Long John Silver standing in front of him, grinning.
"What? Where?" Jim's eyes are darting back and forth across the deck.
Silver points to some barrels a little ways down, under which the deck is mo
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