“The hyperdrive is damaged, Mistress Brynla. You need to replace it.” said E-5JF.
“You can’t fix it then?” Brynla asked.
“It is beyond my capabilities.” the droid stated.
“Of course it is.”
Brynla walked down the ramp of her spaceship. She regularly fantasised about “reprogramming” E-5JF with a heavy blunt object. Still, the droid was useful sometimes, and expensive to replace.
She looked around. Maybe the Alliance would pay for the hyperdrive, she wondered. Good thing they were in a spaceport and there were plenty of traders to choose from…
Word count: 89 + prompt
This was written with the prompt replace provided by Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt #127.
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