Ranic drifted in the void. At first he wanted to rage as he felt Lani's shuttle disengage from his own, but slowly he calmed. She was right about the mind wanting to map out the time that didn't exist. He had a lot of time to think, and consider Lani, her words, and everything. It wasn't hard to know what he would do when he came out in the future. It was the only choice really. Everything was so clear in what the void had shown him.

Sixteen weeks and four days later the voice of an angel came through his com just as he felt the pressure of time again.

"Ranic, it's time."

Ranic smiled, "Yes it is, Lani, yes it is."