Vic grumbled as he settled into a couch that was like sitting on a cloud. It bothered him. Every moment he spent here, bothered him. Mel sat down next to him, resting a hand on his shoulder, being supportive as she listened.
“I can’t protect her and if happens again, we can’t depend on these aliens to get her back.” Vic took a deep breath and laid it out. “We would lose Chel. That scares me more than anything Lexx might do.” Vic and Mel went silent. It was one of those thoughts that reminded one of how small they truly were in the universe.