"There was a time thousands of years ago when Tartarian research was considered acceptable. When the Gate Guardians were viewed as heroes. That time has long sense passed.">>446121
She shakes her head. "I don't know when he'll be back. He went belowdecks somewhere."
You notice, though, that the feeling has returned to your leg, and you can move it again.>>446122
He groans, but agrees, and pulls out some drafting paper.>>446123
"Two big differences. Well, three. And they're your dimensions. The Sirocco is deeper, longer, and heavier than a sloop-of-war. That doesn't mean much out here, but if we get into any coral or make port, you need to maneuver with more premeditation. Other than that, they're pretty similar. Somepony else will probably take the helm if we make port or get into a fight at sea, so you don't have to worry about that so much right now.">>446124
She shakes her head. "I TOLD YOU TWICE NOW! I DON'T KNOW!">>446125
"Well, I'd just as soon see them let go safely. Whatever. As long as we don't have potential defectors on deck."