The Corporate Suite

Monitoring the tracker, Roku saw one ping diminish and she knew it was either Vera or Roberts. Then the movement started heading away down the corridor.

“Roberts, do you copy?!”
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Through heavy breathing and groans of pain, "Roberts here, a little busy now trying to stay alive. Try shortly to make my way back. Vera is dead I think.", he barely gets out.
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"Shit... copy that." Roku says quietly. Just then a quiet knock is heard by everyone in the C1 junction.
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Second Officer Reyes turns her attention to the airlock / elevator and sees a man in a space suit knocking on the glass. He waves them forward.
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Up on B Deck... Clayton and Jensen pull Roberts into the Corporate Suite and close the door.
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"Doc we are on B deck in the Corporate Suite. It could be longer to get back to you. Go on with the plan. Get out of here. Lead with my shotgun. It has slugs in it. Buckshot is no good against these things. I gave you a reload. Use it for the other shotgun good luck. Hope to see you soon, Roberts out." said Roberts.

Roberts looked at the others in the room rubbing his ribs. He did not think they were broken but it felt like he was beaten by a baseball bat.

"Honestly I don't know if we will make it back.", he said to them. He looked at the Ammo count on the display he pulled out a green shotgun round with a yellow tip. and loaded it into it. "One more spare," he said sighing. He smiled looking back up. "Thanks for saving my ass guys, good work. Now a plan to get out of here," said Roberts.
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“This IS the way out.”, Clayton said as she opened the closet. She shoved some clothes aside and removed a panel to reveal a hidden hatch. She scrambled around the suite collecting things.
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Looking around, Roberts sees the luxury of this room. It has a lounge area with a window looking out into space, a personal desk with terminal, a built in bathroom with shower, toilet, sink and mirror, a queen sized bed built into the wall, a tiny food stash.

Roberts says "Wait, let me look around for a moment."

He goes through the desk and then the closet looking for anything of use. He finds a reload of Clayton’s magnum in the desk and there is an emergency kit on a shelf in the closet, it contains an air supply canister and a personal medkit. There are some packages of hydrated food stores, and ice maker, a water dispenser, and near the lounge there is even a wet bar with several bottles of alcohol and glasses.
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“Jesus, Clayton. This is what they had you housed up in?”, Johns asks in awe.
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Clayton opens the built in drawer in the bedside housing, pulling out a chrome briefcase and a small nylon pack. Then she quickly opens a wall safe and pulls out stacks of old bills, enough to fill the case. She then grabs some sort of cube device that fits in her hand and heads for the hatch.
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“Hey what is all that?”, John asks.
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Roberts check the terminal and finds it on low power mode. He knew it could only be used to redirect emergency power to various parts of the ships functionality until the ship’s reactor was fixed.

"Ok, guys, let's go.", he says as he enters the hatch too. He ensures everyone is in, closes the hatch and locks it behind him. He stops, pulling out the air supply canister and switches it with his. ‘Swish’ goes the new air into Roberts’ compression suit.
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The 4 of them enter the hidden L shaped corporate EEV. Inside, there are two compression suits, a food storage cabinet, three Cryopods, and a piloting console.
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"Nice does it work?", asked [i]Roberts.
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“Damnit, Clayton! When the hell we’re gonna tell us you had a personal escape pod.”, Johns said agitated.
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“It’s high level clearance information and extremely bloody ‘need to know’... and we didn’t really need it until now. Besides, we couldn’t fit more than two more in here if we wanted to.”, Clayton retorted. “We’ll see if she still works. Which one of you boys can Pilot this thing. I don’t want to be the one to risk trying to dock with another ship. It’s been far too long since I’ve taken a simulation”, she admitted.
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"Clayton, your it, I am not a pilot. I will help you the best I can. I have seen people do it only in the Marines. Maybe when we get out there we can talk to our pilot to guide you in," says Roberts.
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Jensen interjects, “I could try it. I’m... not licensed or anything but I’ve had a few sims. Not too long ago.”
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"Then you two work together.", says Roberts.
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The Corporate EEV undocked from the Cronus and drifted away from the slow rolling ship.
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"Roku...", Roberts says over the radio. "We are safe at the moment. What's your status?"
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“There’s... someone else here... a man... outside the airlock. He’s waving us to join him. It’s not the Captain or Paddy Lohan... maybe we’re being rescued.”, responded Roku.
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"Make sure it's human, keep the shotgun at the ready and I hope your right. Have Reyes check it out.", Roberts instructs.
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“He definitely seems human. Should we go with him, Roberts? Or should w... Oh god... ...Mimi!... ...No!”, Roku got cut off.
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There was a commotion over the comms from the others.
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"It's always got to be something.", Roberts mumbles to himself.
"Roku status!?"
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“...It’s Mimi... he’s convulsing. I think he’s dying... the air is too thin...”, Roku said somberly.
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Things are getting tense in the C1 Junction. Last time something convulsed, a bloody alien popped out of them. This doesn’t happen however, instead, as the cat, Mimi, convulses on the floor, its legs start to grow longer and more flexible. Its head becomes slightly elongated while its eyes sink in and drift further apart, closer to the side of its head.
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Dr. Flynn yells, “It’s staring to mutate! Kill it!”
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"Shoot it, Now!" Roberts says over the Radio.
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“Shit! I pierced the bulkhead! Hold onto something!”, yelled Reyes.
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Their came the grunts and groans of the crew, a high pitched shriek, and the rush of air over the comms. Then Roberts and the crew inside the EEV lost any audio traffic.

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