Space Debris

Prompt: #012 Beacon

Notes: Written for ficlets100. Slight spoilers for Serenity (the movie).

"What was that!?"

Jack stared out the front window of their alkesh as a loud clanking noise suddenly broke the once silent atmosphere and a piece of…something…flew up and into deep space.

"Was that the primary buffer panel? Carter…" he faded out and gestured wildly with his hands at the front of the ship.

Carter glanced at him from the front seat with an amused grin. "Sir, that was just space debris. Now, I know you like that movie, but could you keep it quiet please?"

Jack raised an eyebrow and offered her a mischievous grin. "How's the pulse beacon doing?"