The engineer gave a sigh of relief as he rest his back against the wall of the cargo bay after bugging out of Oscar-151. He became the only survivor out of 20 crew members who became victims to the 'flood'. The escape shuttle is flying at cruising speed. He tapped the console and set the ships transponder to emergency frequency. He didn't remove his helmet out of habit until he reached the crew quarters.
As he shut the airlock, a thick clear slime slid down his visor. He didn't know what it was as he was running for his life back at the mining ship.
Another one drip down, this time he heard a hiss.
He looked up and with his eyes wide opened, he dropped his hands out of frustration and said his last words: