[Long description: The soldier, ‘Chief’, glances backwards from the pilot’s seat. The R.A. rolls over to look at MarkOS properly.
MarkOS: Kkzzrk. Incoming transmission from…
… The Imperial Archive.
The R.A. shoots up on her elbows.
The Chief eyes them from the cockpit. She frowns.
Chief: Can it wait? We’re in the middle of a… Situation.
MarkOS steeples his fingers a little nervously.
MarkOS: With all due respect, I don’t think this is a call you should—
Something in him short circuits again. His voice clips into shrill, unintelligible notes, followed by a mechanical CLINK.]