Brotherhood Chapter 1
Brotherhood Chapter 1: Landing
Waking up out of the stasis of cryo was...disorienting. Even though he'd known it would be, Tom Sully was still surprised by it. Once his pod opened he stretched, feeling all the vertibrae down his back pop into place, even in zero G. He looked around and caught sight of Jake and grinned. "How'd you sleep?" he asked.
"Feels like I didn't sleep at all," Jake yawned, "that's seriously weird."
"I know," Tom pulled himself out of his pod, "go to sleep and wake up five-plus-years later." He grinned. "You ready for this?"
"Ready as I'm gonna be," Jake nodded, smiling a little as well as he pushed out into the weightlessness of the orbiting transport ship. "I'm so gonna be faster than you once I have legs again."
"You think so hmm? How much you wanna bet on that?" Tom grinned.
"Whatever you wanna pay me," Jake grinned back.
"Says the man who hasn't even logged any sim time," Tom shook his head. "You can try, boy, you can try."
Tom almost couldn't pull his ey