Kelton shuddered awake; alarms piercing his fogged brain. He felt trapped, the weight of his exo-armour unresponsive as the systems slowly rebooted, warnings flashing across his HUD.

COR Offline — System Malfunction — Pressure breach. He wasn’t in good shape, but he’d skirted the reaching grasp of the reaper once again.

He drew a deep shuddering breath against the negative pressure of his suit and realized he’d…