ραndαsΝοvεl ƈοm(Note:- There was mistake with last chapter the Chapter will be 9th not 10th.)
As they began to dine, the initial awkwardness slowly dissipated, the clinking of cutlery and occasional chuckles filled the room.
As the dinner drew to a close, Brandon leaned back in his chair, studying each of them with a mix of pride and fondness. He raised his glass, a signal for the others to follow suit. "Tomorrow marks the day you'll be departing from this planet. The world outside offers more opportunities than you've encountered here, but that doesn't imply it's a walk in the park. Keep in mind, you're no longer the ruler's son, the captain of your army, or the most skilled mage around. You'll encounter individuals like yourselves at every turn, in every nook and cranny, whether it's in a tavern or on the streets asking for spare change. Don't underestimate the challenges that lie ahead."
"As you step out into the wider universe, remember the lessons you've learned here," Brandon continued, his gaze shifting between the three of them. "Chris, your recklessness and power are a double-edged sword. Use them wisely and remember the responsibilities that come with your abilities. Eva, your determination and fierce loyalty have always driven you. Just ensure they don't blind you to the bigger picture. And Adam, your intelligence and strategic mind are your greatest strengths. Trust in your decisions and don't let doubt undermine your choices."
The room was filled with a heavy silence as Brandon's words sank in. The gravity of their impending journey weighed on each of them, and their expressions became more serious.
"However," Brandon's tone softened, "I have faith that you'll all find your way and thrive out there "To new beginnings," he proposed, his voice carrying a note of sincerity.
"To new beginnings," they echoed, clinking their glasses together, the sound resonating as a testament to their shared journey and the uncertain path that lay ahead.
Eva cleared her throat, breaking the solemn silence. "Well, I guess that's the end of the lecture, right?" She grinned at her two friends, trying to lighten the mood.
Adam nodded, a small smile forming on his face. "Yes, I suppose it is."
"Then let's conclude this dinner on a lighter note right here," Brandon proposed, rising from his seat.
"I guess that works," Adam agreed, and they all began to stand up.
As they left the dining hall, the atmosphere seemed a bit more relaxed. The corridor felt more familiar, the walls echoing with their laughter and banter.
Eva walked alongside Adam, playfully nudging him, "You know, for a serious ruler, your dad sure knows how to throw a surprise dinner."
Adam grinned, "Yeah, I guess he does have his moments."
Chris caught up with them, his surprise from earlier still evident in his expression, "I still can't believe this place exists inside the palace."
Eva chuckled, "Well, it's a hidden gem, and I'm glad we could share it with you."
The following day, a congregation of over 10,000 soldiers stood ready for departure within the army base. They awaited the arrival of the official spaceship sent by the council, with Eva among their ranks. However, both Adam and Chris were conspicuously absent, as they were scheduled to board a separate spaceship designated for them.
The distant hum of engines began to reverberate through the air. The official spaceship from the council gradually descended, its imposing silhouette casting a shadow over the assembly. The soldiers straightened their posture, standing at attention as the ship touched down. The platform extended, creating a ramp for them to board.
Meanwhile, within the army headquarters, Adam and Chris were making their preparations. They had received communication that their spaceship was ready for departure. Chris was impatient, his excitement tangible, while Adam appeared more composed, his thoughts perhaps burdened by the weight of his responsibilities.
As they left the palace and approached the landing zone, they could see the spaceship assigned to them. It had a sleek design, exuding an air of technological sophistication. The pilot was already on board, waiting for their arrival.
The pilot welcomed them aboard, and the spaceship's hatch closed behind them. The engines roared to life, and the craft lifted off the ground. Through the transparent viewport, they could see the 6th army boarding the council's spaceship.
As their spaceship ascended, Adam and Chris gazed out at the planet they were leaving behind. It was a poignant moment, a farewell to their past and an embrace of an uncertain future.
The spaceship surged forward, its engines propelling it into the reaches of space. Inside the vessel, Adam and Chris could feel the subtle vibration as they accelerated. The pilot's voice came over the intercom, announcing that they were about to engage the hyperdrive-a technology that would allow them to traverse vast distances in a fraction of the time it would take using conventional propulsion methods.
As the hyperdrive activated, the stars outside the viewport began to stretch and elongate, creating streaks of light that blurred into a luminous mosaic. The ship seemed to be enveloped in a tunnel of energy, hurtling through the fabric of space itself. Colors shifted and merged, forming a mesmerizing display that danced on the edges of perception.
Inside the ship, time seemed to bend, and their journey felt both swift and timeless. Hours passed like moments as they transcended vast interstellar distances. Eventually, the hyperdrive disengaged, and the streaks of light converged back into individual stars.
Their journey continued, and after a series of hyperdrive jumps, they approached the artificial wormhole generator. The pilot's voice crackled over the intercom, explaining that this device was a feat of advanced technology, capable of creating stable wormholes for rapid travel. The generator hummed to life, projecting a brilliant shimmering portal before them.
"Watch closely," the pilot's voice echoed through the ship. "We're about to enter the wormhole."
As the artificial wormhole formed, the ship's surroundings would transform into a mesmerizing display of shimmering colors and distortions. The visual phenomenon was a direct result of the bending and folding of spacetime, creating a kaleidoscope of hues that danced across the viewport.
As the spaceship entered the artificial wormhole, the reality seemed to twist and distort around them. The surroundings became a kaleidoscope of colors, and the sensation of movement was disorienting yet exhilarating. Energy rippled across the ship's hull as they navigated the tunnel of spacetime.
Then, in a flash of brilliance, they emerged from the other side of the wormhole, greeted by a breathtaking view of an entirely new galaxy.
"That was our creation," the pilot explained, his voice filled with pride. "By manipulating subspace fields and gravitational forces, we can create temporary wormholes for efficient intergalactic travel."
Throughout their journey, the spaceship would traverse these artificial wormholes, each experience unique and wondrous. Every time they found themselves in a new region of space, surrounded by the shimmering beauty of a distant galaxy. The stars there had a different hue, casting ethereal glows that painted the spaceship's interior with otherworldly colors. Adam and Chris couldn't help but feel a sense of awe and wonder as they gazed out at the cosmic tapestry before them.