Half a galaxy away, aboard the UNS Destroyer Athens II . . .
Admiral Andreyasn? Your brother is 'casting for you. . . says it's an emergency.
Thank you Athena. Patch him through.
We're deep, Admiral. It is a breach to open a link.
Our gatekeeper contact hasn't talked to us in days, Captain. A breach might give him something to talk to us about.
Besides, I could use some intelligent conversation.
Even frazzled she can insult both the A.I. and the ape in one go.
Easy, Sis. I helped re-install you, so I know where you keep your brain .