She examined the contract thoroughly, then signed. In the years before the war, Helia had read dozens more complicated legalese documents - the Core worlds did not give grant money out for free, and wanted their investments secured.
This here was a simple form, and thus she hit "accept", before joining Yulo on his way back to the vessel. "I believe we will be compatible, yes" she smiled at Quan.
A bunch of free-spirited uncomplicated fringers - yeah, she could imagine staying with them for a while.
Cassandra noticed their departure, and ran to Helia with a purr, licking her mouth. A guest at the other side of the bar was looking for his fish, surprised at its departure. The two occurrences were of course unrelated.
The cat hopped back onto the trolley, pretending to have never left, and proceeded to clean one of her tentacles.