"So you're offering parts from your crashed ship in return for passage offworld when the time comes?" Beth simplified. She frowned. "Let's say I accept that offer. How long do you plan on remaining before you come 'round wanting that flight offworld? After all, if you move too quick, you'll catch my ship still not fully refitted. Move too slow, and my crew's gonna be gettin' antsy to be movin' again."
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It was Vince who opened the door, poking his head out with a scowl. But the scowl faded into a big grin when he saw who it was. "Jonny boy!" he exclaimed, stepping aside to let Jonathan in, and then shutting the door behind both of them. "Long time no see. How you been?"