“The energetic event was almost certainly another Ring attempting to open,” said Hyong to the monitor.
General Namgung looked unconvinced. “Almost certain?”
Hyong stifled an exasperated sigh. “Science is never perfectly certain, General.”
“We will retask the satellite to locate this new Ring,” Numgung said before the monitor went dark.
Hyong rubbed his eyes.
Miss Ryu handed him a cup of tea. “The latest data is compiled,” she said.
“Thank you,” he said. He started toward his desk, then added, “Miss Ryu, we will be working late.”
“Perhaps we can have dinner together first.”
“Yes, sir,” she smiled.