It can't be...it is.
I stood frozen for a few seconds, breathing in the manufactured air of airlock.
I would have to walk over there. I would have to at least try to get the bulk of the mess out of there. The mop droid seemed to be going through its reboot process, but I wasn’t sure what it would do when it was finished. What was left of the body was far too big for the droid to clean up.
After a few seconds, I mustered up the courage to take a step toward the slumped mass against the wall. Even without a suit on—what was the worst that could happen? After only two steps, I heard a singular, unmistakable wet shlopping sound coming from the corpse.
I looked back at those luminous eyes only to witness them blink once again.
My heart raced and everything went black.