A few days together before he leaves Farport Space Station— Odessa, a young woman with a past, and Veras, a young man with a future.
“Odessa,” barked Mr. Collier.
Odessa looked at the man who never liked her, feeling that useless, helpless feeling of wanting approval. She shrugged the feeling off, impatient with herself. She would never fit into conventional society, no point in wishing she could.
“You saw my son last night.”
“Yes, Sir, we had dinner at the Bread Bowl.”
“I don’t want to deal with you again.”