I shouldn’t have signed up for this. Maybe. I’m not really sure. How long is this going to take? How will my family be compensated? What will the world be like when I-

I shouldn’t do that. I know the rules. Professionalism. All that shit. Actually, I’m not even supposed to curse on these things, am I? What are they going to do to stop me? We’re going to be out here for probably years, maybe longer. This is for the betterment of everyone, right? Why shouldn’t I curse? I should start over.

Welcome to the mission. She and I are going to discover planets millions and millions of lightyears away from the rest of humanity. Sounds like fun, right?

No, that’s not much better.

You know what? Who cares?

Together among the stars, she and I are going to die.