All around the bridge there was the slight hum of voices as people went about their work. Standing at the highest point, Captain Andrew Willmont gazed out the main viewport into space.
The view from the Solanis Shipyards was astounding. Located in high Earth orbit, it held a commanding view of the Earth below. 'Earth really is beautiful. I'm really going to miss her.' thought Willmont. His console began to beep, bringing him out of his thoughts.