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First posted on The Delphic Expanse drabble forum.
"Malcolm, wait up!"
"Commander, we've both been confined to quarters. Do you really think we should be having a conversation right now?"
"I'll make it quick, alright? Look, I just…I'm sorry I got you into this mess. If I had listened to you in the first place it would've never happened."
"Well, Commander, I didn't really put up much of an argument. To tell the truth, I was just as curious as you were. "
"Kind of like Risa."
"You could say that."
"And look where it got us."
"It could've been worse, I suppose."
"I guess we'd better get going before we get in even more trouble. See you later, Malcolm."