“And you’re going off planet.”
“Well, yes that’s what starships do.”
“Naime!” Axia leaned over. “Now that you mention it I’ll have some of that tea. Is there something stronger to put in it?”
“Desecration,” Naime said. “Drink cognac, or drink tea, but don’t go dropping one of them in the other.”
From Camp NaNoWriMo project Shipwright, Captain, Figurehead, short stories in the Ship’s Heart universe.
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Great snippet! Loved the last couple lines. 🙂
Made me smile! Terrific snippet…
I would agree – one or the other!
Hehe… each perfect on their own, don’t adulterate! Great snippet.