CNV Sovereign 15 A.E.
First day at sea, the sky was clear and the water was calm. James White could almost feel like nothing had ever happened. They had never lost radio contact with the COG, the pirate gangs had never come to Vectes, the Gears had not been forced to come later and the Island had never been overrun by explosive glowing creatures.
It was a dream of course, but one that the soft sea breeze in James’ face made unnaturally easy to believe.
“Hey kid! Bring your head back from the clouds and pay attention!” A voice said next to him.
Suddenly James was back in his reality. He was on board of Sovereign, the giant ship that brought the COG to Vectes about a year ago. Now they were on the move again, only this time James was with them.
“What is it?” James asked.
“Nothing really, just the Sergeant coming right this way.” It was Kirk Emmet, one of the Gears that had witnessed the war since the days it was fought exclusively between