>Acceptable Designations Noted.
>Further. Please cease the random trolling? It's not nice.
The air blowing over your skin ceases and is followed by a soft spritz of cool water. It's only as the water hit's your flesh you realize how warm you are. Reaching up with one hand slowly you rub your forhead. Finally answering the AI's question. "You're... Alaina, right? Programmed by Gerard Depardieu. He's one of the Crew, isn't he? And the ship... it's the Aurora. One of the first of the Great Seed ships." As the minutes pass you find your mind growing sharper and clearer. The stimulants in your blood activating cells that haven't been used in a very long time. At that moment it hits you exactly how long a time it's been! "wait, did you say 20,000 years?! What went wrong! ETA to the Korvis system was just over 900 years at your optimal velocity."
The AI makes a noise that you can only assume is a sigh of displeasure. "There have been some... Problems captain. As you are well aware, I am programmed with an advanced sensor system allowing me to scan planets with great accuracy as we approach them. The target destination had no atmosphere. We passed through the system on time, and closer scans confirmed. I have since been travelling as per my directive to find a suitable planet for the colonists to be awoken for. However..." Sitting up slowly, you groan with the effort, and lean forward rubbing your face. elbows on your bended knees. "However what, Alaina?" The ship makes another sound of unhappiness. "In 20,000 years our systems have failed to scan any planets that were 100% within parameters. We have had to change our parameters significantly in order to find a planet that could at least support life." You make a low growling noise but say nothing. the AI Correctly calculates your irritation at her evasion of answering and promptly complies with the implied question. ( Continued )