Intruders chapter 12 scene 3
Tabitha was desperate to know what the captain’s mayday call was all about. As soon as Chambers returned to their cabin, she bombarded him with questions.
‘Did you find out what happened to the captain?’
‘Well, he’s safe now, but I don’t know what actually happened,’ he said. ‘It’s all very secretive. Lieutenant-Commander Hoy came back alone, and Ensign Reuel went back to the mine. Then the Captain returned and rushed straight off again to meet with Mr Jones, the Base Administrator.’