7 Hours 42 Minutes

By Robert Lynch

“Logan Security, how may I help you?” Logan asked.

“Umm, hi,” The phone caller answered, “I’ve… Umm… Locked myself out.”

“I see,” Logan replied. “We can help you with that, just tell me who you are, where you are, and what we are unlocking.”

“Oh, of course. I’m Brigitte. I’m about 50 million kilometres out from the star, about 344 degrees from the central planetary axis, at approximately zero inclination. My ship’s name is the Mushussu. I’m currently outside the ship, with 7 hours 42 minutes of oxygen left, so if you could hurry it would be appreciated.” Brigitte said.

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